| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 11, 2012
When a public official has been in office as long as Dianne Feinstein has served in the U.S. Senate, voters understandably wonder whether it shouldn't be someone else's turn. But change for the sake of change is seldom a compelling argument for...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Technically speaking, it’s more like fascism. Socialism is where the government owns the means of production. In fascism, the government doesn’t own the means of production, but they do control it, and that’s what’s happening...