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2020Talks - June 5, 2020 


Democrats and Republicans have had drastically different responses to President Trump's militarized response to protests in the nation's capital. And, new electoral maps will be drawn next year, some by legislatures and others by outside entities.

Archive: August 25, 2009

PHOENIX - The latest wrinkle in the health care debate is "co-ops," but Four Corners health policy experts are saying a buzz word does not always make for a good solution. Some Democratic leaders are floating the idea of non-profit health insurance co-operatives set up by the federal government as a ...Read More

NEW YORK - Educators say community college enrollment in New York is soaring this week, as more students choose a less expensive way to get their higher education. President Obama just pledged to pour 12 billion dollars into community colleges to improve facilities, technology and graduation rates. ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Carrying bins loaded with aluminum cans and bundled newspapers is a twice-monthly ritual for most Twin Cities residents. But experts say Minnesotans can do better when it comes to recycling if they know all their options. Amy Hock with the Des Moines Metro Waste Authority in Iow ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - So-called refund anticipation loans work like payday loans, but are based on expected tax refund checks from Uncle Sam. Non-profit groups studying Internal Revenue Service figures say tax preparation companies charge low-income West Virginia families millions in fees for such loa ...Read More

LANDER, Wyo. - A celebration of the Wyoming Range Legacy Act has turned into a bigger party than planned, with announcement by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management that oil and gas leases on about 24,000 acres on the Bridger-Teton National Forest are being rescinded. Other leases may yet be canceled, ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The time for Tennessee's Congressional delegation to hear from constituents at home is winding down, and some in the state are worried about what could be left out of the national debate on health care reform. Jeff Teague, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Middle and East ...Read More

BOISE, Idaho - Public health watchdogs want to be sure mercury pollution in Idaho is not set in concrete. The Ash Grove Cement Company is asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to exempt its Durkee plant just over the border in Eastern Oregon from new mercury pollution control requirements, ...Read More

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