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Facebook removes a Trump post because of "deceptive" COVID19 claims; small businesses seek more pandemic relief.

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Iowa's governor has restored the right to vote for people with past felony convictions via executive order; and Tennessee has a primary election today.

Archive: February 28, 2008

Lansing, MI – The Great Lakes States have spent years forging agreements and partnerships to clean up and protect their water. But one of the most important partnerships is languishing, according to Michigan's Lt. Governor, John Cherry, for lack of money and apparent concern. A new report fr ...Read More

Los Angeles, CA - California's Congressional leaders are doing an "okay" job when it comes to protecting children. That's the conclusion of a new report from the Children's Defense Fund Action Council. Each member was graded on how they voted on ten bills in 2007 involving issues important to childr ...Read More

Las Vegas, NV – Nevada is bucking the trend, but a new study says the nation's prison population has soared to a record high -- more than one out of every 100 adults in America is incarcerated. The Pew Center on the States conducted the study; director of the "Public Safety Performance Projec ...Read More

New York, NY — The nation's prison population is soaring, but New York is an exception to the rule, according to a study being released today. The "Public Safety Performance Project" of the Pew Center on the States has determined that more than one out of 100 adults in America is now in prison ...Read More

Washington, DC – The communities in the Great Lakes region are sinking, under the weight of the financial burden of protecting the lakes water, ecosystems and infrastructure. David Ullrich, executive director of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative, believes the financial burden ...Read More

Grand Forks, ND – For decades, there was a "cavity," of sorts, in the Grand Forks area. Low-income residents of the region had no access to local dental care. So, in 2003, the Northern Valley Dental Health Coalition made it a priority to secure funding to recruit a dentist and open a clinic to ...Read More

Spokane, WA – Schools may be doing a good job academically, but just because you graduate doesn't mean you're ready for the "real world." Washington is one of five states kicking off a new effort to change that. The "Ready By 21 Challenge" is a nationwide push to get communities, businesses a ...Read More

Cheyenne, WY – Good intentions gone astray. That's how campaign finance reform advocates are describing an effort to close a loophole in Wyoming's campaign finance laws. "HB 9" began as legislation to limit donations from political action committees (PACs) to candidates, to the same standards ...Read More

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