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As Congress and presidential candidates trade accusations over immigration reform, advocates and experts urge caution in spreading misinformation; Alabama takes new action IVF policy following controversial court decision; and central states urge caution with wildfires brewing.

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Congress reaches a deal to avoid a partial government shutdown again. Arizona Republicans want to ensure Trump remains on their state ballot and Senate Democrats reintroduce the John Lewis Voting Rights Act.

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Hard times could be ahead for rural school districts that spent federal pandemic money on teacher salaries, a former Oregon lumber community drafts a climate-action plan and West Virginians may soon buy raw milk from squeaky-clean cows.

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Getting word out to PA voters about mail-in, absentee ballots

With Pennsylvania's primary election less than 60 days away, a nonpartisan group is stepping up the pace to educate people on voting by mail and by …

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The Alabama House and Senate both passed bills this week that would help people resume in vitro fertilization and provide legal protections for provid…

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A new Network for Public Education report grades Florida an "F" for its public school funding. As Florida lawmakers negotiate the state budget in …

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As members of Congress and presidential candidates battle it out over immigration, a group of Nevada leaders and experts dedicated to advancing …

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Health and Wellness   Wednesday, February 28, 2024

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Social Issues   Wednesday, February 28, 2024

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A coalition of organizations in Georgia is joining forces to combat the rising rate of suicide among children and teenagers. According to national …

Health and Wellness   Wednesday, February 28, 2024

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A House bill aimed at increasing access to mental health care in Michigan could go to a vote on the House floor at any time. Rep. Felicia Brabec…

Environment   Friday, March 1, 2024

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It's early in the season for wildfires in Nebraska, but dozens of firefighters have already been battling a large wildfire near North Platte for …

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A new report finds some Missouri laws and prospective laws are perceived as discriminatory regardless of their actual intent - and it outlines some bi…

Environment   Friday, March 1, 2024

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By Frank Jossi for Energy News Network.Broadcast version by Mike Moen for Minnesota News Connection reporting for the Solutions Journalism Network-Pub…


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By Claire Carlson, John Upton and Kaitlyn Trudeau for The Daily Yonder.Broadcast version by Mark Richardson for Oregon News Service for the Public …

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Social Issues   Friday, March 1, 2024

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A bill in Olympia would open access to unemployment while workers are on strike, but time is running out for lawmakers to pass the legislation…

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South Dakota is once again at the center of a debate about the future of direct democracy. A legislative plan would shake up signature rules for …

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Two-thirds of those who make the public schools function in Texas say they want to leave, according to a new survey and the teachers union said …

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A new report is handing out grades to states for their support of public schools and Arizona gets an "F." The Network for Public Education's "Public …


Social Issues   Thursday, February 29, 2024

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Colorado lawmakers are considering ways to address a projected $24 million funding shortfall in the Healthy School Meals for All program, and grants …


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Environment   Thursday, February 29, 2024

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Legislation aimed at stopping U.S. adversaries from owning farmland in Indiana will be argued before the full state Senate today. Rep. Kendell Culp…

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Social Issues   Wednesday, February 28, 2024

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More than 6 million Californians stopped out of college before getting a degree and a new report has laid out a plan to bring them back on campus…

 

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