The union representing reporters at the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily news has agreed to open its contract in an effort to save the two dailies.
The owenship group behind the two papers, Interstate General Media, had threatened to liquidate the papers if the union did not agree to a new contract.
Earlier this week, guild head Dan Gross resigned his post after announcing to members that he had agreed to take a buyout. Gross had led the union for four years.
"My decision was not based on fear, but on opportunity. Taking time to explore alternative career interests is what was the right choice for me and my family," Gross said.
The New York Times this morning offers a front page, in-depth look at operations at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey prior to the Bridgegate scandal.Read More >
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BY JEFF BRINDLE Anytime now, the U.S. Supreme Court will render a decision in McCutcheon v. FEC. And while reformists may not like it, the high court is likely to allow national parties to raise far more money. That could strengthen them... Read More >
“Unfortunately for the governor, the investigation appears to be turning him into a more polarizing figure. As recently as late last year, his approval numbers were consistently bigger than his disapproves - by a pretty big margin - and more voters liked everything about him than disliked everything about him. One of the defining characteristics of the governor that makes him a nationally sought after Republican is his widespread appeal in a Democratic state. Bridgegate continues to erode that asset.” - FDU Poll Director Krista Jenkins.- PolitickerNJ.com
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