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  • Kentucky county passes ordinance that hits at power of unions

    Warren County, Kentucky passed a right-to-work ordinance on Friday, making the fifth most-populous county the first in the state to pass legislation prohibiting unions from requiring members to pay dues in exchange for representation.
  • Chicago OKs app to help taxis compete with Uber, ridesharing services

    Chicago OKs app to help taxis compete with Uber, ridesharing services
    Chicago has opened a new front in the war on ridesharing services like Uber, approving a plan to sponsor an app for riders to hail local cabs. The measure was part of a package including financial supports for taxis, such as fee breaks, passed by the...

    Florida not looking to hike minimum wage to $10.10

    Florida not looking to hike minimum wage to $10.10
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida's lowest-paid workers will get a raise Jan. 1, but the much higher minimum wage sought by state and national Democrats doesn't appear to be on the state legislative horizon. The automatic increase of 12 cents an hour,...

    District 2 election: What a long, strange trip it's been

    District 2 election: What a long, strange trip it's been
    It's hard to set the stage for a stranger election: The race has already been on the ballot, it's been postponed twice, and, inexplicably, it's on a Thursday. The Broward District 2 race, a five-way Democrat contest that's ensnared in litigation, will...

    What's Next For Former House Speaker Chris Donovan?

    What's Next For Former House Speaker Chris Donovan?
    Three years ago, Chris Donovan was one of the most powerful men in state government, on the cusp of leaving Hartford for the halls of Congress. Then the finance director of his congressional campaign was arrested in an influence-peddling scheme....