- Flint official: $30M from state for water bills not enough Updated: Feb-09-16 5:57 am
FLINT, Michigan - Flint's city administrator says $30 million to help pay water bills isn't enough to counteract the effect of the crisis with lead-tainted water on city finances.
- Nation's only unsalaried legislature is well compensated Updated: Feb-08-16 8:08 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - New Mexico lawmakers were paid a combined $2.3 million last year for expenses, travel and other costs in what marked a 25 percent increase over the previous comparable legislative session.
- DOJ agreement could cost Ferguson $3.7 million in first year Updated: Feb-08-16 4:57 pm
FERGUSON, Missouri - Ferguson's cost of implementing reforms spelled out in a consent agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice could approach $4 million in the first year alone, according to new estimates that further raise questions about whether the community can afford it.
- Construction execs to pay back feds in $19M fraud scheme Updated: Feb-08-16 6:47 am
PHILADELPHIA - Two Pennsylvania construction executives have been ordered to pay the government $1 million each after admitting they fraudulently funneled nearly $19 million in federally funded projects to a family firm.
- After big loss, Credit Suisse CEO asks board: Cut my bonus Updated: Feb-08-16 6:21 am
GENEVA - The new CEO of Credit Suisse has proposed that its board make a "significant" cut in his bonus after the Swiss bank posted disappointing earnings last week and announced 4,000 job cuts.
- Taxi in Prague block traffic, demand higher pay, ban on Uber Updated: Feb-08-16 6:06 am
PRAGUE - Hundreds of Czech taxi drivers are blocking a major road in downtown Prague to demand higher pay and protest alternative services such as Uber.
- Former court clerk ordered to pay back $1M, at $600 a month Updated: Feb-07-16 9:39 pm
MCCOMB, Mississippi - A former court clerk who pleaded guilty to embezzlement must pay back more than $1 million, at $600 a month, a Mississippi judge has ruled.
- Former judge seeks compensation after convictions overturned Updated: Feb-07-16 1:24 pm
TACOMA, Washington - A former Pierce County judge is seeking $1.5 million in compensation after his convictions were overturned on appeal.
- Lincoln City Council votes to collect overpayment of wages Updated: Feb-06-16 12:58 pm
LINCOLN, North Dakota - The Lincoln City Council has decided to use lawyers to collect the overpayment of wages to city employees.
- New Hampshire fast food workers gear up for 1st strike Updated: Feb-06-16 11:03 am
MANCHESTER, New Hampshire - Fast food workers are set to walk off the job in New Hampshire's largest city to demand an hourly wage of $15 and union rights.
- Borgata to stop paying taxes until Atlantic City pays $62.5M Updated: Feb-05-16 7:10 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - Atlantic City's Borgata casino says it will stop making tax payments until the city hands over $62.5 million in court-ordered tax refunds.
- Hawaii bill seeks equal pay for women to close wage gap Updated: Feb-05-16 6:48 pm
HONOLULU - Data shows that Hawaii women make less than men in the same job, and state lawmakers have noticed.
- NYC Council votes to give itself 32 percent raise Updated: Feb-05-16 2:38 pm
NEW YORK - The New York City Council has voted itself a 32 percent pay raise.
- NY Legislature weighing proposed raises for judges Updated: Feb-04-16 4:26 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York's trial judges would get nearly $20,000 raises this year under an updated budget request from the judiciary.
- Familia and Mets agree to $4.1 million, 1-year contract Updated: Feb-03-16 7:31 pm
NEW YORK - The Mets settled their last salary arbitration case, agreeing to a $4.1 million, one-year contract with closer Jeurys Familia.
- House passes bill aimed at lowering gender wage gap Updated: Feb-03-16 1:57 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - The Washington House has passed a bill that seeks to reduce the wage gap between men and women and prohibit employers from assigning less favorable employment opportunities to women because of their gender.
- Madison County prosecuting attorney gets $28K raise Updated: Feb-02-16 7:01 am
CANTON, Mississippi - Madison County's prosecuting attorney has received a $28,500 raise.
- Lawmakers say pay raise due for Washington State Patrol Updated: Feb-01-16 8:37 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - Faced with reports of an unhappy and underpaid Washington State Patrol, lawmakers are trying to give patrol officers a pay raise and make other departmental upgrades to reverse an increasing shortage of troopers.
- Union: Longevity raises would reduce problems in agencies Updated: Feb-01-16 7:25 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Union officials say Nebraska could avoid many of the recent problems in state agencies by rewarding employees with experience and institutional knowledge.
- The Latest: Trump campaign says rally raised $6 million Updated: Jan-28-16 11:47 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Latest on developments from the 2016 Republican race for president, less than a week out from the Iowa caucuses (all times local):
- Massachusetts Senate OKs bill that would ensure equal pay Updated: Jan-28-16 3:42 pm
BOSTON - The Massachusetts Senate unanimously approved a bill Thursday that would ensure men and women earn equal pay for comparable work.
- Md. measure seeks to improve equal pay law for women Updated: Jan-27-16 2:16 am
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - A measure going before Maryland lawmakers seeks to improve the state's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.
- Bill aims to clarify state's workers' compensation law Updated: Jan-26-16 10:28 am
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - A bill introduced in the South Dakota House would clarify state law on when part-time employees injured on the job should also receive workers' compensation benefits for their other part-time positions.
- Fort Wayne mayor seeking livable wages for city employees Updated: Jan-26-16 7:50 am
FORT WAYNE, Indiana - The mayor of Fort Wayne says he plans to examine city employees' pay to ensure each of them is earning a livable wage.
- Sushi, ramen eateries to pay $621,000 in back wages, damages Updated: Jan-25-16 3:22 pm
LOS ANGELES - A chain of Southern California sushi and ramen restaurants will pay more than $620,000 in back wages and damages after a federal investigation found it cheated chefs and other workers out of overtime pay.