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Archive: March 23, 2009

Nashville, TN – Recent deaths and illnesses related to ground beef tainted with E. coli and to peanut butter products contaminated with salmonella have prompted many to ask for government action. In response, President Obama has called for a comprehensive review of food safety laws and the fin ...Read More

Charleston, WV - With time starting to run short for this legislative session, proposals to boost West Virginia's cigarette tax to $1.20, the national average, are awaiting action in the House and Senate finance committees. West Virginia AFL-CIO secretary-treasurer Larry Matheney backs the idea of r ...Read More

Phoenix, AZ – Budget cuts for services such as behavioral health care, family intervention and drug treatment will wind up adding millions more to the state deficit in a matter of months, according to advocates for at-risk adults and children. Emily Jenkins, president and CEO of the Arizona Co ...Read More

Ottawa, Ohio – It's a rocky road for Ohio dairy farmers these days. Dairy market prices have gone from a peak in 2008 to current historically low levels. Now the price of milk has dropped below its production cost. Ohio Farmer's Union executive director Roger Crossgrove, a former dairyman, s ...Read More

Madison, WI - If people drive fewer miles, will policies from zoning to energy change to reflect a shift away from the culture of the car? The latest figures from the federal Department of Transportation (DOT) say miles driven in Wisconsin in December were down 3.7 percent when compared with the yea ...Read More

Harrisburg, PA - Banks were the major target of demonstrations in Pennsylvania and across the country late last week and now the focus of those same protesters is on Washington. Jessica Walls-Lavelle, communications director at the Pennsylvania State Council of the Service Employees International Un ...Read More

Seattle, WA - Poverty is just one paycheck away for more Washington families, according to a new report from Washington Kids Count, a group affiliated with the Human Service Policy Center at the University of Washington. Every year, Washington Kids Count measures the well-being of the state's childr ...Read More

Seattle, WA - Just how hard is it to balance the Washington State budget? You may have a little more sympathy for what state lawmakers are going through this session, if you play an online game developed by Fuse Washington. The online advocacy group created "YouBudget" to allow players to add revenu ...Read More

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