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  • Don't hand lawmaker veto over sports rebates: Editorial

    Don't hand lawmaker veto over sports rebates: Editorial
    Orlando scored a big victory a year ago in Tallahassee. That's when the Florida Legislature voted overwhelmingly to set aside funding for another round of state sales-tax rebates for sports facilities, making the city's planned soccer stadium eligible for...
  • Politicians aren't counting the social costs

    While granted a small reprieve for fiscal year 2015, human service programs across the state will once again face significant cuts in the state budget as Illinois rightly tries to put its fiscal house in order. Yet critical services to at-risk populations...
  • Groton City Council May Consider 'Financial Independence' From Town, Including Secession

    GROTON - Groton City Councilors have proposed a resolution that would explore ways for the city to become financially independent from the town, including secession. "I personally favor secession from the town because they definitely treat us like we're...
  • Five Things To Know At The Capitol Today

    Five Things To Know At The Capitol Today
    1. Governors of five New England states will discuss ways to tackle high electricty costs in New England at an energy summit at the Connecticut Convention Center Thursday. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and leaders from Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and...
  • Hopkins research finds Twitter mood predicts success of IPOs

    Hopkins research finds Twitter mood predicts success of IPOs
    Wondering whether to take a chance and invest in a company that's about to go public? You might want to tune in to Twitter, researchers at the Johns Hopkins University say. The chatter on Twitter and other social media channels is already being mined to...
  • Medicaid hit with $106 million cut from Illinois budget deal

    Illinois nursing homes are at a loss for how they will deal with a roughly $65 million cut in state Medicaid funding made by Gov. Bruce Rauner's office as part of a budget fix for this fiscal year. Pat Comstock, executive director of Health Care...
  • Gov. Hickenlooper signs $25 billion Colorado budget

    Gov. John Hickenlooper signed Colorado's $25 billion budget on Friday, a spending plan that sends more money to schools, transportation infrastructure and refunds to taxpayers because the state is collecting more money than it can keep. "We saw again...
  • Cal Ripken signs to rep OppenheimerFunds

    Cal Ripken signs to rep OppenheimerFunds
    Orioles great Cal Ripken Jr. has signed a deal with OppenheimerFunds to host "exclusive client events" for the New York-based fund manager. Oppenheimer announced Friday that it has also partnered with celebrity chef Daniel Boulud for the events....
  • Rhode Island: Guards paid more in overtime because of suit

    The state paid its prison guards $1.5 million more in overtime than planned because of a hiring freeze prompted by a federal lawsuit over how correctional officers are hired, according to its financial statements. The state's auditor general found a...
  • AP National News Calendar

    Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of April 26-May 2. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute. The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EDT), unless otherwise noted: SUNDAY: No events of note....
  • Budget cut worries stall $115M borrowing plan for LSU

    LSU stopped nearly $115 million in planned borrowing Friday as investors pulled out of the deal amid concerns over the university's financial instability. The university cited "continued unpredictability of our state budget" in its announcement. "The...