| Aug 28, 2014
| 7:55 PM
Eight Los Angeles public employee unions have taken their fight with Mayor Eric Garcetti into a new arena by seeking to curtail his power to select who can serve on a panel that decides the city's biggest labor disputes.
Unions representing police...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 11:38 AM
In the battle to lure the new FBI headquarters to Prince George's County, state officials frequently point to a study that finds the largest share of the agency's employees live in Maryland.
The only problem with the statistic: It doesn't take into...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 10:18 AM
The officials who are responsible for safeguarding the nation's intelligence secrets are trying to figure out how to better vet millions of employees and contractors with security clearances, after auditors found that some of those workers owed more...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Prosecutors sent the wrong message in deciding not to file criminal charges against nearly 200 state employees who appear to have fraudulently claimed emergency food stamp benefits after Tropical Storm Irene hit Connecticut in 2011. The state...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 11:29 AM
The city is considering selling downtown parking lots it owns.
According to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office, the city will look into "selling up to three parking lots and a one-story parking garage in River North currently used by 80 city employees."...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 4:21 AM
The Hampton City Employees Credit Union, which has one branch office in City Hall, is exploring a merger with BayPort Credit Union.
"We're in the process of pursuing a merger opportunity with BayPort," Hampton City Employees Credit Union Manager Nancy...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:20 AM
A group of Chicago firefighters has hired a lawyer in anticipation of a possible legal challenge to a city hiring policy that will give graduates of Chicago public high schools an advantage in an upcoming Fire Department exam.
The firefighters say the...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 6:44 PM
Maryland officials approved $16 billion in contracts Wednesday that are intended to change the way state employees use health care by offering rewards for taking steps to stay well — and imposing penalties for refusing to comply.
| Aug 15, 2014
| 7:15 PM
HARRISBURG — As part of his re-election campaign, Gov. Tom Corbett has been barnstorming communities and urging lawmakers to change the state pension systems to control spiraling debts he says hurt taxpayers.
But Corbett's decision to retain...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 5:58 AM
Republican voters head to the polls August 12th to elect the party's candidate for governor. Greenwich businessman Tom Foley and State Sen. John McKinney are both running in the primary, battling for the chance to face Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 4:37 PM
What to do about our state's worst-in-the-nation pension liability?
Gov. Pat Quinn says he doesn't need a "Plan B" to address the problem because he believes the Illinois Supreme Court will uphold the pension reform law he signed in December.