With the nation’s economy still in the doldrums, unemployment compensation funds in many states have become insolvent. One reason is that waste and fraud plague the system.
In states and municipalities across the country, the high cost of traditional defined-benefit public pensions has become a hot-button issue as unfunded liabilities have raced out of control.
For insurers, the most salient fact about tobacco use can be summarized simply: overwhelming scientificevidence indicates that all widely used forms of tobacco harm human health.
What does the Supreme Court ruling mean for states?
Proprietary trading is a common financial activity that is currently being targeted for additional regulation in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis and several high-profile losses by major
Today, North Carolina is expected to vote to allow the process of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” for natural
Absent Congressional action, several tax increases will go into effect at the end of the year.
A proposal from the Obama administration that has generated significant opposition from the financial sector is the enterprise value tax.
Several tax increases are set to go into effect at the end of 2012 unless Congress renews the “Bush Tax Cuts.” One of the most significant increases would be a tax hike on dividends of up to189 per
It has been a year since Wisconsin’s Act 10, which limited collective bargaining rights for most public employees, went into effect.
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