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  • Amid slower growth, California's Obamacare exchange cuts proposed spending

    Amid slower growth, California's Obamacare exchange cuts proposed spending
    After using most of $1 billion in federal start-up money, California's Obamacare exchange is preparing to go on a diet. That financial reality is reflected in Covered California's proposed budget, released Wednesday, as well as a reduced forecast...
  • Property tax cut proposal passes Pa. House

    Property tax cut proposal passes Pa. House
    HARRISBURG — Pennsylvanians would see billions in lower school property taxes under a proposal that made it out of the state House on Wednesday and into the hands of the Senate. The House voted 105-86 for what supporters called the most...
  • Darden keeps tax incentives even after Red Lobster sale

    Darden keeps tax incentives even after Red Lobster sale
    Darden Restaurants will get up to $7.5 million in employee-related state tax incentives for 2014 even though about 200 jobs left the company with the sale of Red Lobster. Darden risked losing its Florida Capital Investment Tax Credit because of...
  • Judge sets hearing in Chicago pension deal lawsuit

    Judge sets hearing in Chicago pension deal lawsuit
    A lawsuit by unions and retirees challenging Mayor Rahm Emanuel's changes to city pension funds ultimately will be decided by the Illinois Supreme Court when all is said and done, a Cook County judge said Wednesday. To that end, Associate Judge Rita...
  • Dov Charney accuses American Apparel of defamation in new lawsuit

    Dov Charney accuses American Apparel of defamation in new lawsuit
    The lawsuits against American Apparel just keep coming: This time, ousted CEO Dov Charney is suing the Los Angeles company and its chairwoman for more than $20 million. Charney is accusing American Apparel and Colleen Brown, the chairwoman, of...
  • Planning to retire in place? Retrofit now

    Planning to stay put in retirement? Get your home ready now. Here are the key factors to consider: 1. It pays to retrofit. Basic design and structural modifications to a one-story home cost an average of $9,000 to $12,000, according to The MetLife...
  • As Moody's junks Chicago, more peril across Illinois

    As Moody's junks Chicago, more peril across Illinois
    Decades of craven trade-offs by Chicago and Illinois politicians hit taxpayers with costly consequences once again Tuesday. Moody's Investors Service downgraded the city's credit rating by two notches, to junk. That means Chicagoans likely must pay much...
  • LVIA wants to lock in its four big airlines for five years

    LVIA wants to lock in its four big airlines for five years
    The Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority is negotiating a deal designed to prevent its four major airlines from leaving Lehigh Valley International Airport, but it would come at a cost: Those airlines would take more control over how the airport is run....
  • In L.A. Unified races, there's one issue where charter schools and teachers union agree

    In L.A. Unified races, there's one issue where charter schools and teachers union agree
    Charter-school backers and the teachers union are on opposite sides in next week's Los Angeles school board elections. But both sides view the school district's ill-fated and expensive effort to provide iPads to all students as key to victory. A charter...
  • College of DuPage spends $260,000 on PR as investigations loom

    College of DuPage spends $260,000 on PR as investigations loom
    As controversy engulfed the College of DuPage and its embattled president, Robert Breuder, the school spent about $260,000 on a supersized newsletter and a series of promotional postcards it sent to residents to bolster the campus' battered image, the...
  • Attorney General may settle who controls the liquor board

    Attorney General may settle who controls the liquor board
    Two more agencies have joined the effort to sort out who controls the county liquor board. For the first time, the county Office of Law has been asked to step in, and the state Comptroller's Office will ask the attorney general for help to resolve the...