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Hundreds of companies urge Trump to resolve tariff dispute with China. Also on our Friday rundown: California moves closer to universal health coverage. Plus, new Gulf restoration projects – a decade after the Deepwater Horizon spill.

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Archive: March 16, 2009

Nashville, TN – Tennesseans with disabilities fear the disabling of a state aid program. The Tennessee Disability Coalition has just concluded a series of meetings with state lawmakers. The group's Todd Hash says the gatherings resulted in a consensus that the issue of most concern involves co ...Read More

Madison, WI - Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle and 40 health care professionals from across the state spent the better part of last week at a White House-sponsored forum on the need for health care reform. Comments from one of the forum participants, Robert Kraig, a spokesman for Citizen Action of Wisco ...Read More

Columbus, OH – Grab the scissors! It's time to start cutting red tape. That's the word from advocates working to remove obstacles that keep eligible Ohio children from getting health coverage through Medicaid. Attorney David Koeninger with Advocates for Basic Legal Equality in Lucas County s ...Read More

Denver - Justice shouldn't come with a price tag. That's the message from supporters of a bill being heard in the Colorado state assembly this week that would do away with most "cost bonds" that a judge can order a plaintiff to obtain to cover all court costs should he lose the case. Denver attorn ...Read More

Denver - Some analysts think Colorado could be one of the first states to lead the nation out of the recession, but budget experts say one of the state's unique spending restrictions could make tough times drag on longer than necessary. Lawmakers in Denver are still debating a bill this week to remo ...Read More

Harrisburg, PA - The push is on for equality in Pennsylvania, and hundreds are expected to jam the State Capitol Tuesday to support a measure that would protect LGBT Pennsylvanians against discrimination. Under current state law, people can be fired based on their sexual orientation, and Andy Hoover ...Read More

Jefferson City, MO – Keep the no-CWIP law as is – that's the message from consumer and environmental groups in Missouri who are speaking out against a bill that would allow electric utilities to charge consumers for the cost of power plants before they are generating electricity. That ...Read More

Olympia, WA – Tuesday is a "Statewide Day of Action" for the Washington Federation of State Employees. Union members will be contacting their legislators to protest the long list of potential cuts to state jobs, agencies and services being proposed to stem the flow of red ink in Washington's b ...Read More

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