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July 12, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
The agreement was a fraud from the start—all style, no substance.
July 12, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
Despite ample funding, CPS continues to fail across the board, student test scores remain dismal, and union leaders consistently put their interests ahead of students’ interests.
July 12, 2018
By John Merrifield, Barry Poulson
In Homer’s Odyssey, sailors are lured to the rocky shores of an island by an irresistible siren song. To prevent his ship from succumbing to the song, Odysseus orders his sailors to fill their ears with wax and tie him to the ship’s mast.
July 11, 2018
By Ashley Herzog
New contracts between a labor union representing hospitality workers in Las Vegas, Nevada and some of the city’s largest casinos and hotels include new financial compensation and job placement plans for union members displaced by automation.
July 11, 2018
By Ashley Herzog
The Santa Monica, California Rent Control Board will ask the City Council to approve a large expansion of a rent subsidy program for the elderly.
July 11, 2018
By Vivian Hughbanks
Minnesota has enacted some changes to the state’s public pension programs.
July 11, 2018
By Sarah Quinlan
Compromising with two groups pushing separate ballot referendum questions, Massachusetts lawmakers increased the state’s minimum wage and established a regularly scheduled sales tax holiday.
July 11, 2018
By Madeline Fry
Honolulu, Hawaii Mayor Kirk Caldwell rejected a proposed ordinance that would regulate fares charged by Uber, Lyft, and other ridesharing companies.
July 11, 2018
By Bonner R. Cohen
A new study from Great Britain casts doubt on claims backup battery storage systems can cost-effectively offset the intermittency of residential rooftop solar power.
July 10, 2018
By Zachary Williams
FC Cincinnati, a privately owned soccer team located in Cincinnati, Ohio, announced plans for a new stadium to be financed by a mixture of private and taxpayer money.