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Minimum wage supporters push ‘live the wage’ challenge

By   /  July 24, 2014  /  News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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Can one person survive on just $77 a week? Former Gov. Ted Strickland and U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan are going to try.

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Obamacare court decision ‘potentially crushing’ for NM health exchange

By   /  July 22, 2014  /  Health Care, National, New Mexico, New Mexico Watchdog, News, Obamacare  /  No Comments

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An appeals court decision puts Obamacare at risk and could be “potentially crushing” for New Mexicans who signed up for subsidies through the federal exchange.

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Economists slam possibility of WI taxpayers funding new NBA arena

By   /  June 23, 2014  /  National, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

By Adam Tobias | Wisconsin Reporter
MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry, the new owners of the Milwaukee Bucks, have a combined net worth of $2.9 billion.
Yet, the two New York investment firm executives have so far committed just $100 million of it to build an arena for their team. Former U.S. Sen. Herb Kohl, [...]

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Rolling to your town? Cops driving mine-resistant vehicles

By   /  June 11, 2014  /  Federal Government, National, New Mexico, News  /  No Comments

Police Armored Vehicle

For years, they’ve been used as armored vehicles for U.S. troops in places like Afghanistan and Iraq.

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Hertz: $85M tax break recipient admits financial statements unreliable

By   /  June 10, 2014  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments

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A new financial disclosure casts a dark shadow over a deal that sent $85 million in tax incentives, including $19 million in upfront cash, from Florida’s public coffers to a Fortune 500 company.

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Expert: Pinellas light rail plan an expensive, low capacity mistake

By   /  June 3, 2014  /  Florida, National, News  /  No Comments

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High costs and low passenger capacity. That’s the diagnosis one transit expert has of Pinellas County’s $1.7 billion light rail project, a plan that depends on raising the local sales tax to the highest rate in Florida.

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