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  • Documents shed light on 'Scottish royals' who collected welfare while living on yacht

    Documents shed light on 'Scottish royals' who collected welfare while living on yacht
    When Florida authorities learned of allegations that a pair of self-described "Scottish royals" had fraudulently collected welfare while living on a $1.2 million yacht, an investigator spent months knocking on doors, subpoenaing records and meeting with prosecutors with the goal of filing criminal charges.
  • Speak Out: Tax cuts should have been done a long time ago

    Editor's Note: Speak Out is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at 312-222-2460. Kudos to Rauner: Well, these arrangements from the state where they...

    Bill Proposes Boosting Minimum Wage For Tipped Workers

    Bill Proposes Boosting Minimum Wage For Tipped Workers
    Activists speaking for about 34,000 waiters, waitresses and bartenders in Connecticut say it's time to stop having a two-tiered minimum wage, for tipped workers and for everyone else. "The women who put food on your tables can't afford to put food on...

    Reader: Tax cut should have been done a long time ago

    Editor's Note: Speak Out is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at (312) 222-2460 or email couriernews@tribpub.com. Please include "speak out" in the subject line....

    Bill Offers Workers' Comp Coverage For Home Health Aides

    HARTFORD — Personal care aides paid through Medicaid and hired directly by clients won their first union contract in 2014, with roughly 50-cent raises. But even now making more than $12 an hour, the cap on their work hours – 25.75 weekly &#...