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Four former Minneapolis police officers involved in the killing of George Floyd now face criminal charges; faith leaders call for action against racial injustice.

2020Talks - June 4, 2020 


The 2020 Census, delayed because of the new coronavirus, is ramping back up to provide an accurate count so, among other things, states can redraw districts for 2021 and 2022. Plus, national figures across the country decry President Trump's response to protests.

Archive: June 11, 2009

Harrisburg, PA - Hundreds of Pennsylvanians, from doctors and nurses to labor and religious leaders, will rally at the state capitol today in support of 'single-payer health care, instead of the patchwork of private and public health insurance in place today. In the view of Chuck Penacchio, executi ...Read More

Boston, MA – A cut here and a slash there, as members of a conference committee work to reconcile the differences between the Massachusetts House and Senate budget proposals. They're wrestling with more than a billion-dollar difference in spending between the two. No matter how you slice it, ...Read More

Boston, MA – More than 26,000 jobs have already been created in Massachusetts, with thousands more to come, according to a new report from The Pew Charitable Trusts on how the clean energy economy is playing out, and the kinds of potential for job growth on the horizon. Lori Grange, interim d ...Read More

Kansas City, MO - Summertime for many kids often involves swimming, baseball and camp. But for some children, it's a time of long days often home alone having to fend for themselves. Missouri Kids First is warning of a potential for a rise in child neglect or abuse as families face rising unemployme ...Read More

Kansas City, MO - Clean energy jobs are showing great promise in Missouri; close to 12,000 jobs, according to a report by The Pew Charitable Trusts. 'Green' jobs in the Show Me State grew two-and-a-half times faster than traditional jobs, according to the report. The City of Rockport, Missouri, is c ...Read More

Turn on the water tap and get - pollution? That's what several Florida groups warn can be expected after a new federal appeals court ruling that clears the way for "back-pumping" from drainage canals into South Florida's Lake Okeechobee. A previous court had ruled that federal Clean Water Act over ...Read More

Washington, D.C. – It's been months since the November election, but voters with disabilities may remember it like yesterday - because of sheer frustration at the polls. The Government Accountability Office reports that about 70 percent of polling places nationwide had some sort of barriers t ...Read More

Portland, TN – Tennessee is a national leader in growing its clean energy economy, outperforming the U.S. average in terms of total jobs and annual growth rate, according to a report from The Pew Charitable Trusts. Phyllis Cuttino, director of global warming policy for The Pew Environment Gr ...Read More

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