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  • Martin Schram: How the GOP endangered its own security

    The Republican Party may well have put its destiny on display for all to see this past week. For months, its leaders had promised us their new Republican-controlled Congress would hit the ground running to show America the GOP can not only govern, but...
  • Uber, campaign finance on tap in W.Va. Legislature

    West Virginia lawmakers are trying to keep alive pushes to bring Uber ridesharing to the state and overhaul the campaign finance system. Wednesday marks crossover day in the 60-day legislative session. It's the last day to advance policy bills out of...
  • Will the Democratic nominee for 2016 take on the moneyed interests?

    Will the Democratic nominee for 2016 take on the moneyed interests?
    It's seed time for the 2016 presidential election, when candidates try to figure out what they stand for and will run on. One thing seems reasonably clear. The Democratic nominee for president, whoever she may be, will campaign on reviving the...
  • Ailing Malaysia Airlines readies for drastic overhaul

    After a year of calamity, Malaysia Airlines is shrinking to survive. The disappearance of Flight 370 one year ago, combined with the downing of Flight 17 over a rebel held area of eastern Ukraine four months later, brought the already financially...
  • Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's first budget raises income and sales taxes, restores school cuts

    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's first budget raises income and sales taxes, restores school cuts
    HARRISBURG — In his first budget address to lawmakers, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf laid out an ambitious $33.8 billion spending plan that raises taxes a combined 16 percent to slash corporate and property taxes, restore education cuts and wipe out...
  • Education a big winner under Wolf's proposed budget

    Education a big winner under Wolf's proposed budget
    Delivering on a promise that helped bring him victory, Gov. Tom Wolf is proposing an education budget for 2015-16 that seeks to restore funding for public schools and higher education that his predecessor, Tom Corbett, wiped way. Wolf's first budget,...
  • Chicago mayoral race mirrors schism challenging Democratic Party

    CHICAGO The Democratic Party is riven over how loud a voice to give its progressive wing. Chicago is that struggle's new frontline. Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who has dared to anger his party's organized-labor allies, is being challenged in the city's first...
  • When states win lawsuits, where does the money go?

    WASHINGTON Connecticut soon will get $36 million of a $1.37 billion legal settlement with Standard & Poor's, resolving allegations that the credit ratings agency misled investors in rating mortgage-backed securities in the lead-up to the 2008 financial...
  • British government sells Eurostar interest for $1.1 billion

    The British government has agreed to sell its stake in Eurostar, the high-speed rail service that connects London with Paris and Brussels through a tunnel under the English Channel, for 757 million pounds ($1.1 billion), a move that's prompted accusations...
  • Local legislators applaud grant for East Hartford pre-school funding

    State representatives Jason Rojas (D-9), Henry Genga (D-10) and Jeff Currey (D-11) recently applauded the governor's announcement of a $300,000 state grant proposal for East Hartford that will help expand the availability of high-quality preschool for...
  • SkyBridge Capital investment firm expanding to Palm Beach County

    SkyBridge Capital investment firm expanding to Palm Beach County
    An investment company that advises and manages $12.5 billion in assets announced Wednesday that it is joining other financial companies in setting up an office in Palm Beach County. SkyBridge Capital, a 10-year-old global investment firm with...