This mandate upsets our business philosophy and prevents our companies from reaching our full economic potential because it dissuades those employees from living and working in the jurisdictions where we do, or want to do, business.
-A friend-of-the-court brief filed by 46 companies and business groups, including Google, Facebook, Starbucks and Pfizer, weighing in against Oklahoma’s same-sex marriage ban (Source: http://bit.ly/1e5deA4)
Ohio has slashed aid for college students by a third over the past 10 years. As a result, it now invests less in need-based aid per full-time undergraduate than any Midwestern state and ranks 36th nationally.
Parents of a college student in Montana can expect to shell out between $6,350 - $6,750 a year in college tuition, depending if you’re a Griz or a Bobcat. But parents with a four year old in full-time preschool might be less prepared for the price tag – $7,518 a year, according to a new study from Child Care Aware.
Last week, we got great news from NY State of Health. As of February 25, over half a million New Yorkers had enrolled in insurance plans through NY State of Health. To put that in perspective, New York’s three year goal is to enroll 1 million New Yorkers in health plans. So, we’re already over halfway there, and we still have one-month to go in the first year of enrollment.