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  • Wages for 15,000 commissary workers targeted

    Wages for 15,000 commissary workers targeted
    To save millions of dollars in compensation and ease streamlining of store operations on base, Department of Defense officials are weighing a plan to convert the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) to a non-appropriated fund activity, which could reduce...
  • Secret meetings, threats, lawsuits — a Florida meltdown

    Secret meetings, threats, lawsuits — a Florida meltdown
    Tallahassee melted down last week. I know it's hard to tell in a town that suffers from daily dysfunction. But last week, absurdity went on steroids when Republicans realized that all their screaming about how they don't want no stinkin' federal money...
  • Court: Food stamp recipients entitled to local hearing

    Food stamp program recipients in Nebraska are entitled to a face-to-face meeting in their local welfare office for hearings that could affect their benefits, the state Supreme Court found Thursday. That upends the Nebraska Department of Health and...
  • Bentley: More than 1,000 state employees could lose jobs

    Alabama faces grim prospects unless it finds more revenue — including deep cuts to the courts, mental health services, benefits to poor children and the jobs of more than 1,000 state workers — Gov. Robert Bentley told lawmakers Tuesday. The...
  • Letters: Libertarian ascendance; Stormwater fees; Lost credit card

    Letters: Libertarian ascendance; Stormwater fees; Lost credit card
    Libertarian ascendance Roger Schaffer believes he has discovered a new danger to the Republic, "Radical libertarians" (The Capital, March 31). Our social equilibrium seems to be threatened by such supposed evil influences as the tea party, Ayn Rand...
  • Senate panel approves PA Gov. Tom Wolf's human services secretary

    Senate panel approves PA Gov. Tom Wolf's human services secretary
    HARRISBURG — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's pick to lead the Human Services Department unanimously was approved by a Senate panel Thursday. But Acting Secretary Ted Dallas did not get through the first leg of the confirmation process unscathed....
  • Jennifer Rubin: What's Marco Rubio's secret?

    Jennifer Rubin: What's Marco Rubio's secret?
    More than other 2016 presidential entrants, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., seems to have positively affected, even excited, Republicans. Ross Douthat writes, "Rubio more than most candidates fits the way most Republicans want to think about their party and...
  • Health law brings growth in food stamps in some states

    President Barack Obama's health care law has had a surprising side effect: In some states, it appears to be enticing more Americans to apply for food stamps, even as the economy improves. New, streamlined application systems built for the health care...
  • Republicans take aim at the poor

    With their war against gays and lesbians in ruins, Republicans have turned their attention to an old standby: The poor. Gays and lesbians may have rich friends to advocate for them, but who cares about the poor? They are easy targets. Florida State Rep....
  • Kansas lawmakers want the poor to pay for tax cuts for the rich

    Kansas lawmakers want the poor to pay for tax cuts for the rich
    Wealthier Kansans are paying much less in taxes after Republican Gov. Sam Brownback overhauled the state's income tax a few years ago. Brownback and other Republican officials hoped that more generous policies would stimulate the economy, bringing more...
  • Quickly for April 21: 'Stuck in the middle without a voice'

    What's Quickly? It's where readers sound off on the issues of the day. Have a quote, question or quip? Call Quickly at (312) 222-2426 or email quickly@post-trib.com. Wow. Another company moving to Gary with 300 jobs. I haven't seen this type of...