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The U.S. Supreme Court rules against rogue 2016 Electoral College voters; SBA pandemic aid goes to companies that don't pledge to save or create jobs.

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Biden's climate change task force is making some progress; a federal judge orders the Dakota Access Pipeline shut down; and today sees elections in NJ and DE.

Archive: February 6, 2009

Harrisburg, PA - A group working for publicly-funded, privately-provided health care believes abandoning the employer-based health care system in Pennsylvania would be one of the solutions to the state's economic troubles. Health Care for All Pennsylvania predicts the Family and Business Health Ca ...Read More

Chicago, IL – New data finds unequal educational opportunities persist across Illinois, especially with respect to school resources and student achievements. The Illinois Kids Count 2009 data book reports disparities in student achievement and test scores as well as increasing numbers of stude ...Read More

Albany, NY - Immigrant advocates are applauding President Obama and Congress for re-authorizing the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and allowing low-income legal immigrant kids to enroll without a five-year wait. Adam Gurvitch, director of health advocacy for the New York Immigration Co ...Read More

Bismarck, ND – A lot of North Dakota women will be wearing red today for the American Heart Association's Go Red campaign. The idea is to highlight the risk of heart disease, which is the number-one killer of women. Joan Enderle, co-director of Go Red North Dakota, says the campaign will pro ...Read More

Concord, NH – A New Hampshire state employee losing her job because of the state budget shortage spent Thursday in Washington D.C. trying to convince Congress to act soon on an economic recovery package. Jessica Paul, who will remain on the Division of Parks and Recreation payroll only another ...Read More

Ann Arbor, MI - Part of the Obama administration economic stimulus package could put people to work by restoring the Great Lakes. Of the expected $6 billion to upgrade wastewater infrastructure nationally, Michigan's $275-million portion could create nearly 9,000 jobs. Jordan Lubetkin, with Healin ...Read More

Seattle, WA – Nearly 200,000 square miles of U.S. Arctic waters north of Alaska have been put off-limits to industrial fishing. Yesterday's vote by the North Pacific Fisheries Council in Seattle posts a "no fishing" sign on the largest body of water ever to be closed. Environmentalists say Ar ...Read More

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