There are only two conclusions that might be drawn by a study that acknowledges the predicted economic pain inflicted on the poor by Seattle's mandated minimum-wage increase: Either the members of the Seattle City Council are abysmally economically ignorant, or they intended the results of their actions.

The new sugar agreement between Mexico and the United States is a sweet deal for Big Sugar, not so much for Americans wanting to satisfy their sweet tooth.






Hartford is the latest example of a fiscal death spiral. July 1 is the day when it runs out of both airspeed and altitude.

Aetna isn't just leaving Connecticut — it is escaping.

Though May's job report doesn't look very good on the surface, a look behind the numbers shows positive developments.

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