The new law is aimed at improving business engagement and accountability in federally funded programs. The president said it will give states and cities more flexibility in managing their job training programs.
A federal appeals court ruled that financial help could be offered only on a state-run insurance exchange, not HealthCare.gov. A different court reached the opposite conclusion. The decision may end up with the U.S. Supreme Court. For now, no one faces the immediate loss of subsidized insurance and enrollment for next year will proceed as planned.
Alliance Data Retail Services expects to beef up its existing 500 jobs by 200 more by the end of this year and by an additional 300 in two to three years. A 33,000-square-foot expansion is to be completed next month. The center at 8035 Quivira Road is one of seven Alliance Data Systems Corp. contact facilities nationwide.