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The Trump Administration reverses course on international student rule; the ultra-rich keep getting richer; and rental costs are burdens for low-wage workers.

2020Talks - July 15, 2020 

Biden follows up on a climate policy plan from his task force, made up of his and Sen. Bernie Sanders' supporters. Alabama, Maine and Texas had elections; new data from California's March presidential primary show 1.5% of returned absentee ballots rejected.

Archive: July 24, 2008

Charleston, WV – West Virginians join drivers in Mississippi as those seeing the biggest dents in their wallets because of record-high gas prices. It's documented in a new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council that looks at the percentage of income spent in different states on fill ...Read More

Seattle, WA – At least half of Washington State has geothermal energy potential, and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management wants to lease more public land, including National Forest land, to companies that can tap it. The federal agency is holding public meetings this month about a new leasing pl ...Read More

Lansing, MI - The list of complaints from Michigan residents against insurance companies is long, and some of the problems with unpaid claims and high premiums come from companies recently named to a list of the ten worst insurers in America. Michigan Insurance Consumer Advocate Butch Hollowell sa ...Read More

Knoxville, TN – While many teens are spending the waning days of summer vacation relaxing, some enthusiastic Tennessee high schoolers are at camp working on their advocacy skills and learning about disease prevention. Planned Parenthood of Middle and East Tennessee's Teen Live Action Camp is a ...Read More

Sioux Falls, SD – The second of three scheduled increases in the federal and state minimum wage goes into effect today. Mark Anderson, president of the South Dakota Federation of Labor, says the hike will help more than just high school and college students. He believes the 70-cent raise to $6 ...Read More

Seabrook, NH - Supporters of renewable energy say there shouldn't be another nuclear power plant in New Hampshire. Presidential candidate John McCain told the Manchester Union Leader newspaper this week that he might consider reviving the idea of a second plant at Seabrook as part of his energy pla ...Read More

Albany, NY — Dangerous mercury emissions from cement plants in New York and across the nation are up 100 percent from the rate previously reported, according to Earth Justice. Congress told the Environmental Protection Agency more than a decade ago to curb those mercury emissions, but a new Ea ...Read More

St. Paul, MN - Preserving the nation's wilderness has a high national priority among likely voters, according to a new poll by Zogby International, which shows nine out of ten of those surveyed favor protecting and preserving public lands. Paul Aasen with the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advo ...Read More

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