| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler asked his Democratic rivals Tuesday to keep third-party spending out of the race for governor, pointing to other states where such agreements are said to have cut down on negative attack ads.
Gansler's call for a...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 7:46 PM
HARRISBURG — Legislative leaders were poised to meet Tuesday evening to try to lasso an elusive compromise on a multibillion-dollar transportation funding package Gov. Tom Corbett has sought for months.
Time is running out to wrangle the beast....
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler called on his Democratic rivals Tuesday to pledge not to allow third-party spending in the race for governor.
"We're trying to keep the fundraising contribution lines clean and limit the outside groups buying...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 4:47 PM
More than 400 labor union representatives marched in Pottsville Saturday against union-busting right-to-work laws, which Pottsville beermaker Dick Yuengling is said to support.
About 20 unions were represented at the rally outside the Schuylkill...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 12:33 PM
WASHINGTON -- For Rep. Gary Miller and voters in his Inland Empire district, this is just the beginning: A television ad began airing Thursday in the Republican’s district seeking to ratchet up pressure on him to support a pathway to citizenship for...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 7:07 PM
Labor groups are planning to protest Saturday in front of beermaker D.G. Yuengling and Son in Pottsville.
At issue, according protest organizers, is owner Dick Yuengling Jr.'s support of so-called right-to-work laws.
"We find it incredibly ironic and...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 10:05 PM
SIOUX FALLS — South Dakota Democrats and labor unions turned in petitions with 25,861 signatures to the South Dakota Secretary of State's office Monday.
Secretary of State Jason Gant said 15,855 signatures need to be valid, or 5 percent of the...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 6:41 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit's huge debt, lack of cash to provide residents with some basic services, and the army of creditors demanding money are among the reasons a judge should allow the Motor City's bankruptcy to proceed, attorneys for the city argue...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Seventeen months after its creation, Hollywood's largest performers union will hold its first national convention in Los Angeles this week.
More than 350 delegates from across the country will attend the inaugural SAG-AFTRA National Convention, which...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 2:41 PM
A couple of well-heeled anchor-reporters for CNBC -- the type of people who need never beg for lunch dates among Wall Street bankers -- Friday batted around the supposed threat to the republic posed by hordes of seniors collecting Social Security...
| Oct 17, 2013
Re "A history lesson for the GOP," Opinion, Oct. 15
Jane Mansbridge's article should be cast in stone and delivered to every member of Congress and to the president.
Mansbridge reminds us that the Democrats already gave huge concessions to the...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 6:13 PM
The richest 1% own nearly half of all global wealth.
Let's get our heads around that. Only a tiny fraction of the roughly 7 billion people in the world accounts for 46% of the estimated $241 trillion in money, property and other material resources...