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Mary Trump's book labels our president a reckless leader who paid a pal to take his SAT test; Nevada lawmakers address pandemic shortfalls.

2020Talks - July 8, 2020 


The Movement for Black Lives announced a new proposal to overhaul policing and invest in Black communities; NJ and DE have primary elections today; and some political candidates are joining in a Facebook advertising boycott.

Archive: May 23, 2007

Several Midwest Congressmembers have introduced legislation they say will reduce dependence on foreign oil and boost rural economies. Sponsor Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota (DFL) says it encourages farmers to grow grasses and other plants that can produce energy. “It give rewards to farmers ...Read More

Fifteen members of New York's congressional delegation signed on to a bipartisan resolution Tuesday, calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to protect drinking water. Supporters of the resolution say the EPA is taking a narrow approach to water protection under the Bush administration by app ...Read More

Ohio children in foster care are headed to Congress today to call for an overhaul of the nation's foster care system. Arlene Jones with the Ohio Youth Advisory Board is making the trip. She was in foster care as a child, and she says funding reforms could help thousands of kids get into permanent ...Read More

Smoke-filled bars could soon be a thing of the past. The Oregon Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would expand the state's smoke-free workplace laws, and most Oregonians are applauding the move. A new poll conducted by Grove Insight, shows nearly three-fourths of Oregonians support a law that would ...Read More

It's hard enough for middle-class families to put food on the table, but in Washington, the half-million people who need food stamps to make ends meet are finding it almost impossible. A new study of food stamps' actual buying power in our state shows it has decreased 11 percent in the past 10 year ...Read More

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