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University of California gets high marks for shelving standardized test scores during the pandemic; and the work-from-home trend could be a boon for people with disabilities.

2020Talks - May 26, 2020 


Monday was Memorial Day. More than 100,000 people in the five major U.S. territories are military veterans, but can't vote for commander-in-chief. Plus, Puerto Rico has a statehood referendum this November.

Archive: October 17, 2008

Charleston, WV - About 250,000 West Virginians have no health insurance coverage - and they're no doubt listening carefully for details about healthcare reform proposals on the campaign trail. A new report released by the Health Care for America Now coalition takes Senator John McCain's plan to tas ...Read More

Portland, OR – Oregon is second only to California for the number of ways the state is working to save energy. A new scorecard, from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), ranks every state on how much its utility companies, businesses and state government are doing to p ...Read More

St. Louis, MO – They're young and they're underpaid. A new analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data shows that, after adjusting for inflation, Missouri employees in their twenties are making about ten percent less today than their counterparts did 30 years ago, even though their education levels ar ...Read More

Fairfax, VA - Virginia's Prince William County has been among those areas worst hit nationally by the foreclosure crisis, with Latinos in the area twice as likely to be facing serious trouble holding onto their homes. The trend doesn't surprise James Scruggs, managing attorney for the Fairfax offic ...Read More

Albuquerque, NM - Feeding children in New Mexico could be an easy way to stimulate the slumping economy. A new report from New Mexico Voices for Children examines at the economic boost the state could realize if more of the families who are eligible for Food Stamps signed up for the program. Report ...Read More

Denver, CO – Mayor John Hickenlooper has publicly announced his opposition to Amendment 46, which would ban preferential treatment or hiring quotas based on race or gender. Supporters are calling the measure a "Civil Rights Initiative," but opponents say it could actually be a step backward fo ...Read More

Miami, FL - As Miami's Biscayne National Park celebrates its 40th birthday with a three-day party, the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) wants to make sure the public also knows about the problems facing the park, so the organization is hosting a forum on the topic. Biscayne is the lar ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – Some Minnesota families face tough financial choices as they try to sort out what they can, and cannot, do without. One of their nonnegotiable needs is childcare, and the costs can add up quickly. But there are ways to cut childcare expenses, according to Ann McCully, executive ...Read More

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