Posts Tagged ‘state’

Not a fragile state, yet. Mali being squeezed by economic, political and military insecurity

Drissa Keita, 42, fled south to Bamako, the capital of Mail, with 18 family members when Islamist extremists overran Gao in the northeast in early April. Once a civil servant, he now lives eight to a room in his brother’s house, without electricity. “Conditions are very difficult… I want to return – all of my […]

California Races To Enroll Uninsured

Peter Lee, charged with creating California’s online state insurance market, says his goal is to make shopping for health insurance as easy “as buying a book on Amazon or shoes on Zappos.” Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Johnson & Johnson hit with $1.1 billion fine in Arkansas

An Arkansas state judge has ordered drug giant Johnson & Johnson to pay a $ 1.1 billion fine after a jury returned a guilty verdict against the company for minimizing the risks of its antipsychotic drug. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Boeing machinists accept 4 year contract extension

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer Renton, WA, United States (AHN) – One-third of the 28,000-strong Boeing workers in Washington, Oregon and Kansas voted Wednesday to accept a four-year extension of their job contract to build 737 MAX planes. Tom Wroblewski, Local 751 district president of the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers […]

Italian vote paves way for Berlusconi exit

Italy’s parliament descend into uproar as it gives final approval to economic reforms and the prime minister prepared to hand in his notice to the head of state View full post on UK Business Stories

Florida Politics Creating Bumps On Health Information ‘Highway’

Tallahassee, FL, United States (KaiserHealth) – Dr. Lonnie Draper knows why he wants Tallahassee Memorial Hospital to have an electronic health record system shared with other hospitals and doctors. “A good example is like a case yesterday, where someone is in a motor vehicle accident and they arrive unconscious. We have a driver’s license on […]

Regulators unveil enforcement action against failed Henderson bank

Federal bank regulators Friday revealed a second enforcement action alleging reckless, unsafe and unsound banking practices at the failed Silver State Bank of Henderson. View full post on Business Stories

The Narrow Scope of Tomorrow’s Hearing on California’s Anti-Gay Marriage Law

Marriage equality is on a long and winding road in California. As the Los Angeles Times notes today, the California Supreme Court ruled 4 to 3 in 2008 that the state ban on gay marriage violated the State’s own Constitution. View full post on Business Stories

We’ve heard this before: Another report says Nevada needs to diversify its economy

State economic experts and government leaders today got their first look at a report they hope will put Nevada on the path to economic diversification. View full post on Business Stories

Re-cycling in Sacramento: Capital city starts bike-sharing program

Matt Aug – AHN Sports Editor Sacramento, CA, United States (AHN Sports) – Sacramento isn’t ready to give nearby Davis, California, a run for its status as the so-called “bicycle capital of the world,” but leaders here are starting a small bike-friendly program in the heart of the state capital. The Midtown Bike Program will […]