Road work puts Halesite biz owners in jam Robert Berry described the construction outside his Halesite business as an "absolute nightmare." Berry said construction vehicles, barrels and cones have repeatedly blocked his entrance. Once, workers dug up his parking lot, making it impossible for ... 06/30/2012 - 8:46 pm | View Link
A proposal to allow Gov. Sam Brownback to delay payments to the state’s pension fund has been criticized by state employees and teachers, who have inundated lawmakers with e-mails opposing it.
Kansas House Republicans spent a Wednesday morning caucus meeting hashing out the proposal – versions of which are in both the House and Senate budget bills – ahead of an 11 a.m.
Hertz Global Holdings on Wednesday told about 255 of its Oklahoma City employees that they are subject to being laid off.
About 230 local information technology employees and 25 finance administration workers were told that their positions "may be impacted" as Hertz moves its day-to-day IT support to IBM, the company said.
The new boss of the House is confronting the same tea party challenges as his predecessor.
Speaker Paul Ryan is scrambling to avoid an embarrassing fiscal defeat this year in the face of a hard-right conservative revolt over last fall's spending-and-tax plan.
The same conservatives who forced John Boehner (BAY'-nur) out as speaker are making life difficult for Ryan.
The federal government recorded a budget surplus in January of $55.2 billion, helped by a timing quirk that shifted benefit payments to December.
The Treasury Department says the January surplus marked an improvement from January 2015 when the government recorded a small deficit of $17.5 billion.
Federal legislation filed Wednesday would combat online hotel booking fraud. The Stop Online Booking Scams Act was filed by Rep. Lois Frankel (D-FL), Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), and Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA). "Booking a hotel room for a dream vacation should not lead to a nightmare," said Frankel