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44 Americans infected, but not all show signs of coronavirus illness; and many NC counties declare themselves 'Second Amendment sanctuaries.'

2020Talks - February 17, 2020 


Nevada's experiment with early caucusing is underway until tomorrow. Some candidates plus some Nevada Culinary Workers Union Local 226 members oppose Medicare for All, but Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders defends it, with a study just published making the case for it.

Archive: April 27, 2009

Madison, WI - Supporters of a bill that would provide public financing for state Supreme Court elections in Wisconsin are hearing the sounds of silence from the State Capitol, and that has them concerned. The Impartial Justice Bill seemed to have a healthy head of steam when state Senate leader Russ ...Read More

Concord, NH – Facebook – it's not just for your friends, says David Hamel, director of MicroCredit–New Hampshire. Small businesses in the state have long been the driving force behind its economy, but with the economic downturn, many have been forced to cut back, lay off employees ...Read More

Denver, CO - In today's economy every dollar counts, especially when it comes to unemployment benefits. But what happens when a family with two working adults has to move because one of them gets a new job, forcing their spouse to quit their job? In Colorado, the only way a spouse in that situation ...Read More

Newport News - Christopher Newport University says it will stop enrolling students into its social worker degree program, because of budget concerns. However, according to Debra Riggs, executive director of the National Association of Social Workers Virginia Chapter, the loss of the program at the s ...Read More

The future of electronic voting in one California county may be decided by the voters themselves. The Riverside County Board of Supervisors is considering placing an advisory measure on the June ballot asking voters if they prefer e-voting. The motion was approved even after an elections watchdog ...Read More

Las Vegas, NV – Recent studies show people of color are taking it on the chin when it comes to having access to health care in Nevada. Unequal access to health care will be the focus of a town hall meeting tonight in Las Vegas. Launce Rake with the Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada ( ...Read More

Nashville, TN – Parents losing jobs or having to take second jobs, family budgets under stress – economic recession takes a toll on families and children are often the forgotten victims. Elizabeth Davis-Pratt of the Children's Defense Fund (CDF) says that during April, National Child Abu ...Read More

Phoenix, AZ – Arizona's school finance system is fragmented and confusing, which has a statewide coalition of business and education interests hoping to come up with a comprehensible and effective alternative to the present bewildering patchwork of sales, income, and property taxes, which are ...Read More

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