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It will likely take donations to help the Twin Cities recover from damage by looters; and state and local governments look for relief in next stimulus bill.

2020Talks - June 5, 2020 


Democrats and Republicans have had drastically different responses to President Trump's militarized response to protests in the nation's capital. And, new electoral maps will be drawn next year, some by legislatures and others by outside entities.

Archive: December 8, 2008

Richmond, VA - The Virginia Commission on Climate Change has set an ambitious goal to cut global warming pollution by 25 percent over the next 12 years, and more than 80 percent by 2050. Environmental groups are cheering these results, while also noting that the plan could do more to put some "green ...Read More

New York, NY — As the nation faces its worst job losses in 15 years, advocates for workers in New York say it's time for a "People's Bailout." Krista Hanson, a field organizer with Jobs with Justice, says the Wall Street banker bailout doesn't appear to be "trickling down," as evidenced by t ...Read More

Fargo, ND – Many people find gift-giving and family get-togethers the most stressful parts of the holiday season. But this year, when the stresses of layoffs and unpaid bills are added to the mix, the result can be a double risk to mental health. Susan Helgeland, executive director of Mental ...Read More

Carson City, NV – Protestors are expected to take issue today (Monday) with Nevada Governor Jim Gibbons' anti-tax "mood" as lawmakers enter a special session to slash another $300 million from the state's budget. Bob Fulkerson, state director of the Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada, ...Read More

Albuquerque, NM - You might say there are two sanctuaries at one Albuquerque church. Its members are taking part in a conservation program that has made their church grounds part of a growing national trend, by creating a habitat to help shelter and sustain local wildlife. The First Unitarian Churc ...Read More

At a time when the state is cutting overall budgets for health care spending, the Agency for Health Care Administration has asked for nearly $7 million to expand the Medicaid reform experiment to 20 more counties. The program promised to save money, provide better care and increase choices for the M ...Read More

Boise, ID – Idaho state agencies will be looking this week at how to trim another three percent from spending, after the latest order from Governor Otter reflecting falling state revenues. Most states are facing income shortfalls because of the economic downtown, and most governors are asking ...Read More

Moscow, ID – Getting a free ride around dams on the Snake and Columbia Rivers saves the lives of thousands of young salmon and steelhead that would otherwise get chopped up in turbines while trying to get to the sea. But it's a ride that dooms about 10 percent of fish, who get lost trying to f ...Read More

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