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Archive: February 5, 2007

The New York Department of Motor Vehicles is getting some tough criticism for a three-year-old rule that requires proof of immigration status in order to get a New York driver's license. The rule clearly shuts undocumented New Yorkers out of the licensing process. Carlos Serrano, a 24-year-old Sa ...Read More

Low-income Ohioans are having trouble getting medical care, and some are saying it's because of a new federal Medicaid law that requires proof of citizenship. Ohio instituted the new rule in late September. Mary Wachtel of Voices for Ohio's Children says many families don't have their children's bir ...Read More

As Congress prepares to debate a federal response to the latest major report on global warming, an Ohio climate expert says the state is poised to take a leadership role. Ohio State University Earth Science Professor Lonnie Thompson contributed to a report released last Friday, in which 1,200 scie ...Read More

As Congress prepares to tackle the global warming issue, Oregon may be poised to take the lead. The State Legislature is already considering bills this session to promote the use of renewable energy and fuel-efficient cars, and the creation of a biofuels industry. Climate specialist Patty Glick o ...Read More

Facing tight budgets, Washington colleges are cutting back on faculty and relying on lower-paid, part-timers to teach classes -- and teachers say that's bad news for students. State lawmakers are being asked to fund more full-time faculty positions, and boost pay and job security for part-time pro ...Read More

Today's frigid temperatures may make it tough to think about global warming in Wisconsin! But as Congress prepares to debate the issue of global climate change and what Americans should be doing about it, Wisconsin experts say the state can take a leadership role. Steve Vavruss of the University of ...Read More

A baby's gotta eat. The Wyoming legislature takes up a bill today that would guarantee Wyoming babies' right to their mother's milk wherever baby and mom happen to be. The American Academy of Pediatrics says breastfeeding is best for babies, but it could get a Wyoming mother arrested under the sta ...Read More

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