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Editorial: No excuse for late state budgets and lax attitudes

There needs to be a wholesale attitude shift on Beacon Hill to prioritize one of the biggest responsibilities of our elected officials. No one in the business world accepts excuses for a late budget, so why do we accept it from our legislators?.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2018

In Albany, a session about nothing, just like in the Seinfeld era

To understand why little is happening in Albany, some history is needed. In the 1990s and 2000s, during the heyday of Jerry Seinfeld's "show about nothing," state lawmakers rationalized late budgets... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 13th, 2018

Can they make government jobs as cool as Google and Goldman?

These start-ups aim to jump-start a generation of leaders in state and local governments, which have suffered from cutbacks in entry-level jobs, reduced training budgets and the perception that they are bureaucratic places to work......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 20th, 2018

Editorial: Beacon Hill"s health care fix fails to address the state"s problem

Lawmakers are ne.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 18th, 2018

5 "giant" trends poised to change the face of construction

As the BD+C editorial team wrapped up work on the 42nd annual Giants 300 report in late June, a number of intriguing industry trends and themes bubbled to the surface. Some are new to us, others simply confirmed our original notions......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJul 16th, 2018

Amazon HQ2 tax breaks aren’t on Beacon Hill’s agenda. Here are three scenarios.

Lawmakers on Beacon Hill have a lot to handle before their formal session ends on July 31, including passing an omnibus economic development bill, opioid addiction legislation, and a state budget that is now almost half a month late. But there’.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2018

What Law Did Stormy Daniels Allegedly Break? Ohio Rules Restrict Late-Night Touching at Strip Clubs

Daniels was arrested and accused of violating a controversial and conservative-backed Ohio state law called the Community Defense Act, which prohibits adult dancers from touching customers, and vice versa......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 12th, 2018

Largest Newspaper in State Won by Trump Compares Child Separation Policy to War Crimes

“This is the kind of behavior that, when carried out by non-superpowers, gets people hauled before the International Criminal Court of some special war crimes tribunal," the editorial said......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 11th, 2018

Google Loves Revenge Porn

A New York state bill that would outlaw ‘revenge porn’ has been shelved until next year, after a late lobbying effort by tech giant G.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJun 22nd, 2018

States set to gain billions in sales taxes after court ruling

U.S. states could reap billions in online sales tax revenue and buttress their budgets after the nation's top court ruled Thursday that e-commerce companies could be required to collect the money, even if they have no physical presence in a state......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 21st, 2018

States set to gain billions in sales taxes after court ruling

U.S. states could reap billions in online sales tax revenue and buttress their budgets after the nation's top court ruled Thursday that e-commerce companies could be required to collect the money, even if they have no physical presence in a state......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 21st, 2018

Keep the tabs open: State bill to push bars" closing time to 4 a.m. advances

A bill extending California bars' last call is ready for another round of votes. The Let Our Communities Adjust Late-Night Act, a pilot program to push alcohol-serving hours to 4 a.m., is headed for the State Assembly after it passed through the Califo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 4th, 2018

Legislature passes bill to improve insurance coverage for mental health, addiction

State lawmakers passed a bill late Thursday .....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJun 2nd, 2018

Durham-Orange Light Rail"s next hurdle: The state budget

After $88 million in investments, the planned $2.5 billion, 17.7-mile Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit project could be derailed by the state budget. Late Monday, regional transit agency GoTriangle released a statement that it had "learned that t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 29th, 2018

Trump Gloats: "Look How Things Turned Around On The Criminal Deep State"

Continuing his gloating from late Tuesday evening, President Trump taunted the FBI in an early Wednesday tweet musing "how things have turned around on the Criminal Deep State." Trump remarks on the irony of the FBI "getting caught .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 23rd, 2018

Hundreds of mourners gather to pay final respects to late U.S. Sen. Daniel Akaka (Slideshow)

The late U.S. Sen. Daniel Akaka was memorialized Friday at the state Captiol in Honolulu, where was scheduled to lie in state for 24 hours. Akaka, the first Native Hawaiian elected to Congress, died in April at the age of 93 after being hospital.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 18th, 2018

BlackRock may keep fees despite executive"s U.S. campaign donation: SEC

NEW YORK (Reuters) - BlackRock Inc can keep fees from the state of Ohio despite a donation one of its top executives made to Governor John Kasich's U.S. presidential campaign, according to a preliminary ruling late on Friday by a securities regulator......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 12th, 2018

Pressler to retire as Hawaii state health director, former director named to interim post

Virginia Pressler will retire on June 1 from her post as director of the Hawaii state Department of Health, a post she’s held since late 2014, Gov. David Ige’s office said Thursday. Ige named Bruce Anderson, who was state health director during.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 11th, 2018

Done deal: Colorado Legislature OKs road-funding bill, sending it to governor

After four months of debate and often harsh disagreements, Colorado legislators voted late Tuesday to send to Gov. John Hickenlooper a transportation-funding bill that would commit $645 million in state tax revenues to that area over the next two ye.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 9th, 2018

Craft brewery to open in South Park District

A new craft brewery is coming near downtown Dayton. Branch & Bone Artisan Ales at 905 Wayne Ave. was issued a liquor license late last month, state records show. While an official opening date for the brewery has not been set, Branch & Bone is now.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 9th, 2018

DNA Websites Helped Catch the Golden State Killer—Could the Zodiac Killer Be Next?

Police are aiming to create a DNA profile of the killer who killed in the San Franciso Bay area in the late 1960s......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 9th, 2018