Bibb County commissioners voted 3-1 Tuesday night to interview next week the three finalists for a benefits consultant contract.Click to Continue »
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ASHEVILLE -- Whether to give employment benefits to county workers in domestic partnerships is one of the top items on the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners' agenda for this evening.
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ASHEVILLE -- The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners voted along party lines this afternoon to go ahead today with consideration of a proposed county policy that would grant benefits to employees' domestic partners.
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In response to looming wireless spectrum shortages, Congress authorized the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to conduct auctions that would free up underutilized spectrum held by over-the-air broadcast stations and redeploy it for use by wireless broadband service providers. As detailed by Congress last year, the process would entail two auctions -- one to determine...
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Frederick County Commissioners President Blaine Young injected politics into the abrupt departure of Frederick Community College's former president by kicking the ball into Gov Martin O'Malley's court
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Today, the FCC convenes the first meeting of its “Technology Transitions Policy Task Force,” a new intra-agency group announced in December by FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski.
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The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has taken the first step toward an expansion of the spectrum available for Wi-Fi, with the agency launching a rulemaking proceeding to open new parts of the 5GHz spectrum to unlicensed uses. The new spectrum could reduce congestion at Wi-Fi hotspots and allow speeds of up to 1 GBps, the FCC said. The FCC did not give a target...
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For the first time in five years, the Stark County commissioners didn’t ask county elected officials to drastically gut their operations to meet dwindling revenues. But now commissioners must decide which operations to restore beyond the Stark County Sheriff’s Office, whether to give employees raises and how much to set aside for county drainage issues. Commissioners must...
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Genworth Financial is suspending sales of coverage to individuals in California as it works to get regulatory approval for a new product that raises prices and reduces benefits for policyholders.
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El Paso County Commissioners Court agreed on Monday to revise the policy that provides health benefits to unmarried partners of county employees.
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