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The vigilante accused of holding migrants at border to appear in court today. Also on our Monday rundown: The US Supreme Court takes up including citizenship questions on the next census this week. Plus, Earth Day finds oceans becoming plastic soup.

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Archive: February 12, 2008

Santa Fe, NM - The New Mexico state legislature is to take up measures limiting development tax schemes which were supposed to help fight urban blight - but which critics say are instead enriching developers who contribute to urban sprawl. Two bills before the lawmakers are meant to put the brakes ...Read More

Madison, WI – Wisconsin can actually make a difference in the presidential primaries next week, and that's sparking unexpected interest in voting in the Tuesday election. Andrea Kaminski with the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin says her organization is getting a lot of calls from first- ...Read More

Lyons, NE – Proposed farm subsidy reform in the new national farm bill is an illusion, according to a new report from the Center for Rural Affairs. Report author Dan Owens says the Center's analysis reveals that eliminating two existing farm payment rules, as proposed by the House and Senate ...Read More

Lyons, NE – It's all an illusion - that's how a new report from the Center for Rural Affairs characterizes supposed reform in payments to big-business farms in the new national farm bill. Report author Dan Owens says the Center's analysis reveals that eliminating two farm payment rules, as p ...Read More

Des Moines IA – Some Iowans who rely on propane heat may be left out in the cold, because a state benefit doesn't match up with minimum delivery charges by fuel companies. Iowa law requires public utilities to continue service to customers who qualify for the "Low Income Home Energy Assistanc ...Read More

Albany, NY - Thousands of legal immigrants and refugees in New York were left "out in the cold" by changes in federal immigration rules, and their welfare rights are headed to the state's highest court, the New York Court of Appeals. At issue is whether New York state will supplement local benefits ...Read More

Chicago, IL – The "year of the recall" for toys and children's products -- that was 2007, according to an Illinois consumer safety group which has reviewed all such recalls over last year and is presenting the results today. Nancy Cowles with Kids in Danger says they've been tracking the saf ...Read More

Olympia, WA – Better prison oversight could save Washington big bucks. State senator Jim Kastama of Puyallup this week makes that argument to fellow lawmakers, regarding his proposal to create a state ombudsman's office for the Department of Corrections. Kastama says the state has left itsel ...Read More

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