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President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?

10/12/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Debating Cities and Education

When it comes to America’s future, the issue of education rises to the top for many which is why Obama and Romney were asked to weigh in on it as well.

10/11/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Move To The Middle Is Nothing More Than Baseless Rhetoric

Why is Mitt Romney, the severely Conservative candidate for president, all of a sudden moving to the middle?

10/09/2012

An NFL referee (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Opinion: The NFL Is Ruining Its Own Brand With Cheap Replacement Refs

Want to know what a company looks like when it fires all its experienced workers and hires on cheap replacements? Watch last night’s embarrassment of a game between Green Bay and Seattle. But this is about more than just a game. This is about a trend in our national economy where trained professionals are cast aside for inferior workers.

09/25/2012

A doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Doctor’s Opinion Of Obamacare

Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.

07/09/2012

Governor Cuomo says that New York teachers need to shape up or ship out. (Credit:CBS2)

Gov Cuomo Wants New Eval System For NY Educators

Governor Cuomo is threatening to withhold hundreds of millions of dollars in state aid unless educators agree to a new evaluation system.

01/16/2012

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Atlantic City Casino Workers Concerned Over Weak Gambling Market

The casinos have struggled for five years with plunging revenues amid ever-growing — and ever-closer — competition.

10/09/2011

Governor Chris Christie (L); New Jersey State Senate President Stephen Sweeney (Credit: AP)

Gov. Christie, NJ Senate President Sweeney A True Political Odd Couple

Much like Felix and Oscar of “Odd Couple” fame, Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Democratic state Senate President Stephen Sweeney are learning to live together and breaking some china in the process.

05/21/2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (credit: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Funds Campaign-Style Ad Rebutting Foes

Deputy Mayor Howard Wolfson said the ads were a response to $3 million in television and radio advertising by the United Federation of Teachers and the AFL-CIO. He said the mayor will pay in the “upper six figures” for a week of ads.

03/23/2011

New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

Tri-State Union Workers To Rally In Solidarity With Wisconsin

A rally at the New Jersey Statehouse this Friday is just one of many being held across the country.

02/24/2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Bloomberg OK With Municipal Unions, Collective Bargaining

As Wisconsin’s governor is embroiled in a fight over fundamental guarantees for organized labor, the struggle between New York’s governor and the unions appears to feature more hype than bite so far.

02/22/2011

Gov. Chris Christie speaks at the Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - Feb 7, 2011 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

Christie Calls For Police Unions’ Help Maintaining Safety

Both Newark and Camden have laid off over 160 cops within the last three months.

02/08/2011

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: AP Photo/Mike Groll, Pool)

Unions: Cuomo Wrong On Juvenile Prisons

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has cast the state’s juvenile detention system in harsh, almost Dickensian light as a violation of civil rights existing only to satisfy public employee unions.

01/09/2011

Wal-Mart (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Won’t Fight Against Wal-Mart In NYC

Bloomberg said Wal-Mart has a legal right to open in the Big Apple, adding that the company provides a large number of entry-level jobs.

12/10/2010

Gov. Chris Christie and Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno attend the Hispanic Heritage Month Proclamation Ceremony at the War Memorial - Trenton, NJ - Oct 12, 2010 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

Christie Nixes Black Friday Holiday

State employee union leaders are seeing red over New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s decision not to give workers Black Friday off.

10/20/2010

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