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  • Job cuts fall more than 30 percent

    Job cuts fall more than 30 percent
    Florida had 1,457 job cuts in the private sector in December, down more than 30 percent from 2,183 in the same month last year. Only one major layoff took place in South Floirida in the final month of 2014, Challenger, Gray & Christmas said Thursday....
  • Hogan unveils bill to repeal 'rain tax'

    Hogan unveils bill to repeal 'rain tax'
    Following through on a campaign promise, Gov. Larry Hogan unveiled legislation Tuesday that would repeal Maryland's requirement that its largest counties impose a fee to pay for stormwater cleanup. Critics call it the "rain tax." Hogan said his...
  • Proposed budget for Newport News schools includes additional $3 million from city, employee raises

    NEWPORT NEWS — While state funds are estimated to fall $2.7 million mostly because of dropping enrollment, the city of Newport News will kick in an additional $3 million for the 2015-16 Newport News Public Schools budget, according to schools...
  • As military downsizes, debate sharpens over BRAC

    As military downsizes, debate sharpens over BRAC
    If the Pentagon wants to convene another round of military base closings, it must clear a congressional subcommittee chaired by Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Westmoreland. Wittman will be a tough sell. He says there is no appetite in Congress for another Base...
  • Consolidation, currencies cost jobs at Acco

     Consolidation, currencies cost jobs at Acco
    There are far fewer places to buy Acco Brands' products like Mead school supplies and the treasured red Swingline stapler Milton guarded in "Office Space." Ongoing consolidation in the office supplies market, along with currency issues abroad, are...
  • Newport cuts residential dock fees by up to half

    Residential dock fees in Newport Beach are being substantially reduced – some by as much as half – under a plan the City Council approved Tuesday night. After heated debate among council members, they voted 4 to 1 to reduce annual fees for...
  • Halliburton to cut up to 6,200 jobs due to plunge in oil prices

    Halliburton to cut up to 6,200 jobs due to plunge in oil prices
    Oil and gas drilling services company Halliburton said Tuesday that it will eliminate at least 5,000 jobs in response to falling oil prices. The Houston company said it will lay off 6.5 to 8 percent of its staff, which represents 5,005 to 6,160...
  • Citrix lays off 200 local workers

    Citrix lays off 200 local workers
    About 200 Citrix Systems employees in Fort Lauderdale — more than 10 percent of the workforce there — have been laid off as part of a worldwide restructuring, spokeswoman Julie Geer said Thursday. The software maker, based in Fort...
  • New corrections secretary says corruption battle at Baltimore jail continues

    New corrections secretary says corruption battle at Baltimore jail continues
    The courtroom drama from the Black Guerrilla Family's lust- and drug-fueled reign at the Baltimore jail is all but over, now that the last of 40 convictions was secured last week. But Maryland's new corrections secretary says the battle against crime and...
  • Make Florida's tax levies fairer to raise more revenue to meet pressing needs

     Make Florida's tax  levies fairer to raise more revenue to meet pressing needs
    Florida needs to modernize its tax structure, including the corporate income tax. It's one of the lowest in the nation — 5.5 percent of net profits with the first $50,000 exempted, levied primarily on C corporations. Other businesses, including S...
  • Dock fee reduction on agenda for Newport Beach City Council

    A proposal to reduce dock fees for residential pier owners by 2 cents per square foot will go before the Newport Beach City Council on Tuesday. The resolution also would revise the residential pier permit to protect piers from unlawful seizure and...