- NJ roofer indicted for alleged insurance fraud Updated: Dec-20-13 2:30 pm
- Pension accounts don't need to sell assets in 2013 Updated: Dec-19-13 8:16 pm
- Long term jobless benefits to expire Updated: Dec-19-13 4:19 am
- Cottonwood latest to approve civil unions Updated: Dec-18-13 7:11 pm
- Decision on contract for Mich. employees postponed Updated: Dec-18-13 5:35 pm
- Woman charged with workers' comp fraud to pay $10K Updated: Dec-18-13 4:16 pm
- Okla. high court upholds workers' compensation law Updated: Dec-16-13 7:51 pm
- Feds ease rules on same-sex health care tax breaks Updated: Dec-16-13 6:09 pm
- Claims against Pa. pension fund manager outlined Updated: Dec-16-13 4:32 pm
- Texas considers options to avoid pension shortfall Updated: Dec-16-13 10:55 am
- Quinn drops appeal of lawsuit over lawmaker pay Updated: Dec-13-13 8:01 pm
- Trustee: Hedge fund manager conned La. systems Updated: Dec-13-13 3:23 pm
- Cummins plans wellness center for employees Updated: Dec-13-13 10:22 am
- New report says Iowa pension fund in good shape Updated: Dec-12-13 2:41 pm
- ND workers' comp might sue over failed project Updated: Dec-11-13 8:44 am
- S&P improves Illinois rating after pension vote Updated: Dec-10-13 5:21 pm
- Legal group: Farm laborers covered for injuries Updated: Dec-10-13 3:26 pm
- Gay partner benefits growing at Fortune 500 firms Updated: Dec-08-13 3:22 pm
- Former staffer for Utah congressman charged Updated: Dec-06-13 4:18 pm
- Parnell proposes $3B toward pension shortfall Updated: Dec-05-13 5:38 pm
- 2 same-sex couples sue BNSF over health benefits Updated: Dec-03-13 8:30 pm
- Health care website OK, cases can be complicated Updated: Dec-03-13 7:19 pm
- How proposed pension deal could affect retirees Updated: Dec-03-13 4:55 pm
- Nekritz: Yes vote on pension bill tough, necessary Updated: Dec-03-13 3:31 pm
- Douglas Co. eyes benefits for same-sex couples Updated: Dec-02-13 12:44 pm
SPRING LAKE, New Jersey - Authorities have charged the head of a central New Jersey roofing company with stealing more than $265,000 through alleged insurance fraud.
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Stable state funding over the last two years meant key state employee pension funds didn't have to sell assets to meet payments in 2013, according to a report released Thursday.
ATLANTA - Georgia Department of Labor officials say extended federal jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed in Georgia will expire soon without congressional intervention.
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - The city of Cottonwood has joined a handful of Arizona communities in approving civil unions.
LANSING, Michigan - The Michigan Civil Service Commission on Wednesday postponed a decision about whether to impose higher health care costs on tens of thousands of Michigan government workers.
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A 76-year-old Providence woman must pay $10,000 in restitution on a charge of obtaining money under false pretenses for allegedly collecting workers compensation benefits while she was employed.
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma Supreme Court rejected a constitutional challenge to the state's new workers' compensation law Monday, ruling that "the Legislature has exercised proper authority in a matter over which it has the power to act."
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration is letting legally married same-sex couples claim some health care tax benefits for this year.
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Lawyers working for Republican Gov. Tom Corbett say they don't have enough information to determine whether the chief investment officer at the state government employees' pension system violated securities laws or engaged in other misconduct.
AUSTIN, Texas - Officials monitoring the state pensions system say they face tough decisions to avoid a multibillion-dollar shortfall and the possibility of insolvency decades from now.
CHICAGO - Gov. Pat Quinn on Friday dropped his appeal of a court ruling that he didn't have the authority to halt lawmaker pay until the Legislature addressed Illinois' $100 billion pension crisis.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A court-appointed bankruptcy trustee's report alleges that a New York hedge fund manager conned three Louisiana retirement systems out of $100 million.
COLUMBUS, Indiana - Cummins Inc. is planning a company-first wellness center for its employees and their families to be located on the Jackson Street block that now contains the Volunteers in Medicine clinic.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa's public pension system remains in strong fiscal health, according to a report released Thursday.
BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota's workers' compensation agency is considering suing a company that failed to complete a $17 million computer system overhaul.
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - A major credit-rating house took a more positive outlook Tuesday on Illinois' ability to pay its debts, a rare economic bright spot for the state one week after lawmakers approved major pension-reform legislation.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Farm and ranch laborers in New Mexico are gaining workers' compensation protections for job-related injuries because of recent state court decisions, according to a legal advocacy group.
SAN FRANCISCO - Corporate support for gay and transgender rights is reaching workers in new corners of the country and economy six months after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act, according to a new report card from the nation's largest LGBT advocacy group.
SALT LAKE CITY - A former staffer for U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah was charged with lying about being injured in the Iraq war to collect disability benefits.
JUNEAU, Alaska - Gov. Sean Parnell is proposing putting $3 billion from a state savings account toward paying down Alaska's roughly $12 billion pension shortfall.
SEATTLE - Two workers sued one of the nation's largest rail companies Tuesday, saying their same-sex spouses have repeatedly been denied health benefits even though voters in Washington state legalized gay marriage last year.
AUSTIN, Texas - The federal health care website worked just fine Tuesday for Texans seeking insurance coverage, but trained helpers are finding some individual cases are not so simple and those delays have nothing to do with technology.
CHICAGO - Public employees could see significant reductions in long-term retirement income under a proposed bill that Illinois legislative leaders are pushing as a way to solve the worst-in-the-nation pension crisis. One of the biggest cuts would come from a change in annual cost-of-living adjustments. The proposal would change the COLA increase from the current rate of 3 percent compounded annually on the full annuity benefit. Retirees instead would receive increases at that rate only up to a certain amount of annuity benefit.
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - A key Illinois lawmaker says she takes no joy in supporting a proposal to fix the state's $100 billion pension crisis.
OMAHA, Nebraska - Douglas County will consider extending benefits to same-sex spouses of county employees who were legally married in other states.