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As state investigators began looking into serious allegations of misconduct involving Renee Thornton in 2007, the human services employee was told to turn in her ID badge, return her office keys and stay home. She didn't go back to work for more than...
A vote for Brightman is a vote for integrity To the editor: I am writing to advocate for and support the election of Donna Brightman as she is a candidate for re-election to the Washington County Public Schools Board of Education. I have known Mrs....
The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) and the State College and University Professional Association (SCUPA) have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract that would run through June 30, 2015. Both parties said they believe the...
Tags: Education, Regional Authority, Government, Teachers, Politics
Recently, PennDOT announced that its Driver Licensing Centers, normally closed on Mondays, would be open on Monday, Nov. 5, the day before Election Day, to serve customers with last-minute Voter ID needs. On Friday, the department along with the American...
Budget cuts that are often cited as a reason for failures by the state agency charged with protecting children have fallen disproportionately on front-line child abuse and neglect workers, a Tribune analysis has found. Less than half the agency's overall...
Nearly 300 workers slated to be laid off from the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services have won a reprieve amid high hopes that the struggling agency can recoup funding from the state Legislature. A nearly $90 million cut in the agency's...
The main group supporting same-sex marriage in Maryland has raised $3.2 million and still has $1.2 million in its war chest to defend the law in the Nov. 6 referendum, according to a disclosure filed last night with the State Board of Elections. Among...
SAN DIEGO -- A San Diego garbage collector who picks up yard waste at Mitt Romney's La Jolla home could become the Joe the Plumber of the 2012 presidential campaign. Joe the Plumber was a conservative activist who became a household name after he was...
Tags: Barack Obama, Politics, John McCain, Government, Elections
WASHINGTON — President Obama pumped three times more money into media ads than Republican challenger Mitt Romney last month as both candidates dramatically stepped up their spending, racing through as much money as they brought in. August marked...
SPRINGFIELD — State government workers, teachers, university employees and lawmakers could see their annual pension increases scaled back but might not have to pay more toward their retirement or work longer under an emerging plan aimed at...
Members of a Baltimore County public employees union are guaranteed not to be furloughed or laid off through 2015 under a new labor agreement announced Wednesday. The Baltimore County Federation of Public Employees, which represents about 1,600 members,...
Tags: Politics, Public Employees, Kevin Kamenetz, Government
For decades, the state's child welfare agency has kept tens of thousands of families of abused and neglected children together while helping struggling parents cope with problems ranging from alcoholism and substance abuse to explosive anger. Without...
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