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  • Air Products' CEO boosts stake in company to $26M

    Air Products' CEO boosts stake in company to $26M
    As he works to make Air Products a leaner, more-profitable enterprise, CEO Seifi Ghasemi is betting on his own performance by acquiring more stock. Ghasemi obtained 27,000 additional shares in the Trexlertown company, worth nearly $4.14 million,...
  • Chicago Sun-Times extends buyout offer to Monday, more cuts looming

    Chicago Sun-Times extends buyout offer to Monday, more cuts looming
    The Chicago Sun-Times has extended its buyout offer to editorial staffers until Monday at the close of business, and the newspaper may be looking to make additional cuts after failing to meet budget reduction goals at its previous deadline. By Tuesday'...
  • Closing Corporate Tax 'Loopholes' Aims To Raise $229 Million Next Year

    Closing Corporate Tax 'Loopholes' Aims To Raise $229 Million Next Year
    For the largest companies in Connecticut — those with more than $100 million in sales — the governor's proposed budget is bad news. A temporary corporate tax surcharge — first levied in 2003, discontinued in 2005, 2007 and 2008 —...
  • Energy driller Halliburton says it will cut 5,000 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 employees...
  • Protesters decry Walker budget cuts at UW-Madison rally

    Several hundred University of Wisconsin-Madison students, faculty and staffers braved subzero temperatures to protest Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to cut $300 million over the next two years from the UW system. They rallied on campus Saturday on the...
  • Rauner grapples with this year, next year's budget problems

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner will lay out his plan on Wednesday to confront an unprecedented fiscal crisis exacerbated by the recent expiration of the state's temporary income tax increase, a multi-billion-dollar revenue loss that could foreshadow big...
  • Campbell's to cut jobs, mum on details

    PHILADELPHIA Campbell Soup Co. plans to cut at least $200 million in expenses over three years, with a little less than a third of the savings expected to come from an unspecified number of job cuts, the Camden, N.J., food company said Wednesday at an...
  • United Stationers plans layoffs, name change to 'Essendant'

    United Stationers plans layoffs, name change to 'Essendant'
    United Stationers plans to reposition itself with a new name, a more digital focus and fewer employees. The Deerfield-based company, a 93-year-old wholesaler of technology, office products and cleaning supplies, will take the name Essendant in June,...
  • Express Scripts lays off 380 workers nationwide

    ST. LOUIS Express Scripts Holding Co., the nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager, eliminated 380 positions Tuesday. Affected employees were notified Tuesday, Brian Henry, spokesman for Express Scripts, told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. "The focus...
  • Rich counties gain while Peninsula loses in state school funding

    Rich counties gain while Peninsula loses in state school funding
    Since the 2007-2008 school year, the Fairfax County school system — the state's largest and one of its wealthiest — has seen its per-pupil aid from the state rise by $388. In the same span the city of Hampton — where the average annual...
  • Boehringer Ingelheim Cuts Connecticut Jobs After Sales Fall

    RIDGEFIELD — Boehringer Ingelheim will lay off an unspecified number of Connecticut employees as the German pharmaceutical company makes changes in its workforce following a sales decline and other troubles. The News-Times reports that the...