| Dec 6, 2012
| 3:30 PM
The same day that Olive Garden parent Darden Restaurants Inc. said it will not bump down existing full-time workers to part-time status to skirt healthcare costs, a petition calling on the company’s chief executive to clarify his position is gaining...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 1:18 PM
A growth spurt in community college enrollment during the recession has all but ended, with numbers declining or leveling off this year, according to state officials.
Three years ago, two-year institutions saw an enrollment boon at the height of the...
| Oct 21, 2012
When he was elected president in 2008, Barack Obama was untried and untested. Just four years out of the Illinois state Senate, he had not yet proved himself as either a manager or a leader. He had emerged from relative obscurity as the result of a single...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 9:41 AM
Papa John’s Pizza is facing a $250-million lawsuit from customers who claim that the fast-food chain illegally sent them 500,000 promotional text messages in 2010.
The lawsuit was granted class-action status by a U.S. District Court judge in...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Using “fascism” to describe President Obama’s healthcare reform was “poor use of an emotionally charged word,” according to John Mackey, co-chief executive and co-founder of Whole Foods Market.
In a blog post Thursday,...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 5:21 PM
Let's get this out of the way right up front: I feel like a guy who's continually making excuses for a friend who repeatedly messes up.
For supporters (such as myself) of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare,...
| Sep 30, 2012
Healthcare documentaries: In the Sept. 29 Calendar section, an article about three documentaries dealing with healthcare reform said that one of them, "Doctored," opens Thursday and another, "The Waiting Room," opens Friday. Both opened last week.
| Jul 22, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Probably nothing causes members of Congress more unease than having to talk about death. It’s only been four years since healthcare reform became more about whether President Obama wanted to throw mama from a train via “death panels”...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:06 PM
House Republicans continued their crusade to dismantle Obamacare on Wednesday, but an announcement from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo should have stopped them in their tracks.
The fact that it didn't shows that Republican lawmakers are so determined to...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 4:34 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott has taken to the airwaves in recent weeks to declare that the federal health-care law's Medicaid expansion came at a much higher cost to Florida than previous estimates. Turns out he was fudging the math, on purpose. As...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 4:36 PM
By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — During what he called a “hopefully productive meeting,” Gov. Rick Scott made a pitch to federal officials on Monday for a Florida proposal to serve the state’s 3.3 million...