Anyone reading about 2015 Oklahoma legislative session would think the top issues were the budget shortfall, criminal justice reform, school choice and health care — or even less weighty issues, such as the legalization of switchblades and regulating burial depths.
Service Employees International Union wants to take dues from fast-food workers, and the Obama administration wants to help.
Plenty of people have made cracks recently about legislation that would create a registry of strippers in Pennsylvania, but a group supporting increased regulation of adult nightclubs contends flippant comments only obscure a darker story.
It’s not always sunny in Philadelphia.
Especially when it comes to the School Reform Commission, which controls Philly public schools under a thick veil of secrecy, according to local politicians and education advocates.
In his new book, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, calls out “a new, particularly noxious species of yellow journalism that is beginning to infect what passes for modern political discourse. It’s called ‘PolitiFact.’”
Proponents of subsidizing over half the cost of a new outlet mall in Gretna said the hefty taxpayer investment would be worth it because the mall would increase property values, employment and income. Has it?
Staff Sgt. Dave Thul thought his days in harm’s way ended when he retired from the Minnesota Army National Guard. But on Independence Day 2015, the 22-year military veteran is on the front lines of a cybersecurity war, a fight for which he never volunteered.
The Owatonna vet ranks among at least 4.2 million current and former federal employees whose personal data was compromised in a massive online attack, which some have linked to Chinese hackers.
He questions whether the government has his back.
With the Green Mountain Care Board seeking to transition Vermont into an all-payer health care system by 2017, one word continues to resurface in the discussion of Vermont’s health care future: rationing.
By 8 a.m. Monday morning, 175 students had gathered in the gymnasium at Atonement Lutheran School.
Running a university with thousands of students and nearly as many demands isn’t an easy job, but with these kinds of paychecks it’s probably worth the trouble.
Money talks in politics, but sometimes not loudly enough.
In March, the political action committee for the union representing employees at Pennsylvania’s state-owned wine and spirits stores cut a check for $7,000 to state Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati, R-Jefferson. Yet, just months later, Scarnati helped muscle through a bill privatizing the state stores and jeopardizing union jobs.
we take a look at Lee Siegel’s insulting New York Times op-ed in which the writer congratulated himself for defaulting on his student loans and advised other college graduates to do the same (while acknowledging that if everyone followed his advice, the entire higher education system would come crashing down on itself).
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The West Rankin Utility Authority won a key battle Tuesday in its fight to build a new wastewater treatment plant and leave Jackson’s aging facility.