| Aug 16, 2013
| 11:04 AM
Supporters of a proposed contract for unionized workers at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power argue that it's a good deal for the city. Chief Legislative Analyst Gerry Miller estimates that the proposal would generate real (i.e., inflation-...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 7:01 AM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama will not bargain with lawmakers about attaching conditions to an increase in the debt limit, saying Congress has the responsibility to ensure that the nation's bills are paid and the government doesn't default, Treasury...
| 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...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 11:58 AM
Somehow, it seems appropriate that a freshman Republican congressman who raises reindeer to pull Santa’s sleigh in holiday parades is suggesting that impeaching President Obama would be “a dream come true.”
Yes, it would be.
| Aug 14, 2013
| 4:41 PM
As health care reform kicks into high gear, many Americans are asking: Will I qualify for a government subsidy to buy health insurance under the new health care law, and when do the changes kick in?
Eligibility depends on your income, family size and...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 10:24 AM
Like many other disadvantaged Baltimoreans, I need Obamacare. But I don't want it.
I recall staying up late into the night watching C-SPAN a few years ago. I watched to see then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi bang her gavel, ushering in an era of health...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:43 PM
U.S. Rep. Andy Harris certainly is the darling of Harford County's conservative voters, who make up a large contingent of the local people who participate in the election process.
There's certainly no mystery as to why he's able to draw crowds like...
| Jul 15, 2013
WASHINGTON — The conventional wisdom evolves. Early last week, Washington was merely broken, gridlocked, dysfunctional. The passive voice spread the blame evenly. Late last week, it was agreed that Republican obstructionism was the root of all...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 2:46 PM
While chaos and confusion continue over the Affordable Care Act known as Obamacare, one local industry is booming here in Michiana.
Any way you look at it, the Affordable Care Act is a big deal for area businesses like Jay Wilkinson, CEO of People...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 6:49 PM
The woman in the TV commercial is identified as Julie, a mother of two. She's sitting on a bench in a nice yard containing a kids' play structure. A little boy swings in the background.
"Two years ago," Julie says, "my son Caleb began having seizures....
| Jul 8, 2013
Last week the Obama administration announced that it would postpone for a year the Jan. 1, 2014, requirement that employers with 50 or more employees provide them health insurance or pay a fine, a core provision in the 2010 federal health care reform...