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Trump visits South Dakota's Black Hills, Mt. Rushmore today; nearby tribal leaders object, citing concerns over COVID-19 and a fireworks display. Plus, voter registration numbers are down from this time in 2016.

Archive: January 12, 2007

The Midwest-based farm group Center for Rural Affairs is calling on the new Congress to do a better job of focusing farm programs on the farmers who need them most. Program Advisor Daniel Owens says federal farm dollars are scarce, and strict enforcement of payment limitations is needed to end sub ...Read More

Agriculture is evolving at a breakneck pace, and one of the fastest growing segments in agriculture is naturally-raised foods marketed directly to consumers. Susan Jutz, a farmer and president of the Practical Farmers of Iowa says that's just one of the things farmers will be learning at the P.F.I. ...Read More

The Children's Defense Fund says it's time for the country to make sure all kids have health insurance. The organization has launched a national drive to get policymakers to make sure that happens. Spokesman Jim Koppel with the Children's Defense Fund of Minnesota says the current variety of progra ...Read More

Nearly 20 percent of Nevada children don't have health insurance, and sunsetting federal legislation could push that number even higher. S-CHIP, the "State Children Health Insurance Program," is up for renewal, and advocates across the state are calling for that renewal to include an increase in f ...Read More

There should be new signs posted at your local hospital and they mean far greater access for both uninsured and underinsured New Yorkers. Effective this month, hospitals all across the state have to provide steep discounts to the 1 in 6 New Yorkers who have no health insurance. Adam Gurvitch with t ...Read More

About 200,000 Ohio kids are without health coverage, and a national children's group is calling on Congress to fill the gap. A plan released today by the Children's Defense Fund would expand Medicaid eligibility for kids in working families and simplify the enrollment process. Ronald Browder, dir ...Read More

There are over 100,000 uninsured Wisconsin kids, most of them from working families, and a national children's group is calling on Congress to fill the gap. The Children's Defense Fund released a plan this week calling for expanded Medicaid eligibility for kids in working families and a simpler en ...Read More

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