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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The Battles of Lexington: City Paper goes deep inside and under Baltimore's oldest market

    The Battles of Lexington: City Paper goes deep inside and under Baltimore's oldest market
    A serpentine line of people waits to order one of Nancy Faidley Devine’s crab cakes at Faidley’s, the fish market her grandfather, John Faidley Sr., established at the Lexington Market in 1886. It snakes all the way down to the door that leads...
  • 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...
  • Lawmaker seeks to drop drug testing for welfare recipients

    The lawmaker behind a proposal to drug test certain welfare recipients backed away from the idea Tuesday, instead calling for further study on the issue. Democratic Rep. Terry Goodin of Crothersville proposed the testing requirement in a last-minute...
  • Ferry anger, corruption charges test South Korean president

    First it was the ferry sinking, which a year later still haunts Park Geun-hye's presidency: Seoul saw violent clashes over the weekend as enraged demonstrators accused Park of ignoring the alleged corruption and incompetence that cost South Korea 304...
  • Rand Paul should care more about the rest of us

    Rand Paul should care more about the rest of us
    Rand Paul is a dangerous elitist — at best. Poor or disenfranchised people may or may not be as intelligent as Paul thinks himself to be. But there is a great possibility that among the disenfranchised exists a number of intellectually, though...
  • Call to consolidate commissaries, exchanges gaining momentum

    Consolidation of the Defense Commissary Agency and three separate military exchange services into a single Defense Retail Activity is gaining support among policymakers inside the Department of Defense and perhaps a key congressional subcommittee, a...