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Wisconsin holds its presidential primary today, despite late action by the governor to try to postpone it. And public assistance programs are overhauled in response to COVID-19.

2020Talks - April 7, 2020 


Today's the Wisconsin primary, although Democratic Gov. Tony Evers tried to delay by executive order. A conservative majority on the state Supreme Court blocked the delay, after the Republican Legislature previously stymied similar efforts.

Archive: March 27, 2007

If you who want to know who produced your food, and where and how it was grown or raised, there's a new "matchmaker" coming to Iowa. Starting later this year, the Iowa Food Cooperative will help Iowans track down locally-grown food, and help farmers reach out to local consumers. Gary Huber with Pr ...Read More

How can Minnesota get some "new blood" down on the farm? A Minnesotan will testify before a U.S. House Agriculture Subcommittee today about efforts to attract young people into agriculture. Karen Stettler with the Land Stewardship Project is scheduled to speak to a House Ag Committee. "There are ...Read More

One side says seatbelt laws have been shown to increase use, and save lives. The other side says wearing a seatbelt should be a personal choice. And the face-off is today as the New Hampshire House takes up a bill to require everyone to buckle up. Representative Bob L'Heureux says it's a law he sup ...Read More

Ethics reforms have been a top priority in the Oregon legislature this session, and a sweeping new reform package is on its way to consideration by the full Senate. The package includes limits on gifts and gives the public access to online ethics reports. But its key component is independent fundin ...Read More

Whether it's too much moisture or not enough, farmers are at the mercy of Mother Nature. And North Dakota farmers are flying into the nation's capital today to say the U.S. Farm Bill should tackle that problem. North Dakota Farmers Union president Robert Carlson is one of 27 North Dakota farmers an ...Read More

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