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A federal court ruling changes how the President is elected, and Florida Democrats trigger a special session vote on guns. Those stories and more in today's news.

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Archive: February 2, 2009

Coeur d'Alene, ID – At least $2 billion for A-B-Cs and 1-2-3s - that's how much money is in President Obama's economic recovery package for Head Start programs that serve Idaho's youngest citizens. The proposal is now before the U.S. House, and the Senate version includes additional money for ...Read More

Washington, D.C. - It's time to pay up - after more than 100 years. A bill now in Congress would reform the 1872 hardrock mining law to charge royalties for mining on public lands, similar to those that oil and gas companies pay. In addition, a proposed reclamation fee to be paid by industry could p ...Read More

Cheyenne, WY – Ten years ago this month, developers of the Two Elk coal-fired power plant got an air quality permit, but there's still no plant on the site near Wright. The Sierra Club is asking a federal judge to order them to go through the air quality permitting process again. Brad Mohrma ...Read More

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky legislators get the tough job of balancing the state checkbook this week – and right now, the state checking account is in the red by 456 million dollars. Pre-session talk has focused on deep budget cuts that would reach into health care, education and road maint ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – Minnesota workers and labor leaders are hailing the "Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act," the first bill signed by President Obama, which expands employees' rights to take pay discrimination cases to court. Eliot Seide, executive director of AFSCME Minnesota Council 5, says it's a win ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – This week, debate in the U.S. Senate is expected to be almost entirely about the 800 billion dollar stimulus package that passed the House on a party line vote. Whether it is approved in the Senate may rest with Iowa Senator Charles Grassley, ranking Republican member of the ...Read More

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