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A grim milestone as U.S. COVID-19 deaths top 100,000; and 'housing justice' advocates fear folks who lost their jobs could lose their homes.

2020Talks - May 28, 2020 

Former VP Joe Biden condemns recent police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis as yet another deadly encounter between police and an unarmed Black man. He did so before a virtual talk with PA Gov. Tom Wolf, ahead of next Tuesday's eight primaries.

Archive: April 15, 2009

St. Helens, OR – A controversial ballot measure that passed in Columbia County last fall won’t become law after all. This week, Circuit Court Judge Ted Grove ruled the plan to slap employers with mandatory $10,000 fines for hiring undocumented workers oversteps the county’s authori ...Read More

Even during economic bad times, California voters aren’t willing to sacrifice the environment. That’s according to a statewide survey that found two-thirds of voters think a strong economy and a clean environment can go hand-in-hand. Nearly half of those polled also think the state’ ...Read More

Madison, WI - A new survey of school administrators across Wisconsin paints a stark picture of the impact of state revenue controls. The survey, produced by the Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators and Wisconsin Education Association Council (WEAC), says a majority of administrato ...Read More

Warren, PA - Wilderness areas in Pennsylvania's only national forest didn't get the added protections some in other states did under the recently passed package of wilderness bills, but environmentalists in the Keystone State aren't waving the white flag yet. The Allegheny National Forest makes up m ...Read More

Seattle, WA - There's no county in Washington State where rental housing is affordable, compared to the wages of people in that county. Released annually by a national housing group, the Housing Out of Reach report for 2009 says the affordability gap isn't closing. That means the average Washington ...Read More

Olympia, WA - Advocates for Washington senior citizens say they've just about had it with cuts to programs that elderly, low-income folks need to stay healthy and, in some cases, remain in their own homes. They're protesting the State Legislature's budget proposals by pointing out the combined effec ...Read More

Lansing, MI - Michigan's public school teachers and administrators are criticizing a new report from the state's Department of Education stating charter schools are performing as well or better than traditional public schools. The State Board of Education unanimously approved the report, while the s ...Read More

Bismarck, ND – It's April 15th and it's Tax Day - a day some organizations use to protest how the government spends the money it collects. But, instead of complaining, at least one group plans to celebrate what the president and congress plan to do to make taxes more fair and ensure taxpayers ...Read More

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