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Govt. Accountability Office rules that Trump administration violated federal law on aid to Ukraine; and racial disparities in health care.

2020Talks - January 17, 2020 


Just a couple weeks out from the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary, four Senators are being pulled off the campaign trail for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.

Archive: September 8, 2009

MADISON, Wisc. - The effort to change the way Department of Natural Resources (DNR) secretaries get their job in Wisconsin is now in the hands of the full legislature. Last week, committees in both the assembly and senate passed a bill that would take the DNR appointment away from the governor and p ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - Budget cutting has been the focus, as Michigan lawmakers try to close a multi-billion dollar deficit, but slicing and dicing is not the only way to go. Some experts suggest the answer lies in the revenue column. Bill Long is the Michigan chair of the Legislative and Social Policy ...Read More

PHOENIX - Education should be Arizona's top priority as a state. That's the stand of a new public-private partnership that's raised two million dollars for a multi-year, multi-media public awareness campaign. "Expect More Arizona" oversight board chairman Paul Luna says the state's educational stand ...Read More

LYONS, Neb. - The rural lifestyle in North Dakota is not as healthy as some think. More and more rural people are overweight from not eating right or exercising enough. Jon Bailey authored a study of rural health for the Center for Rural Affairs. He says the Obama health care reform plan holds som ...Read More

SEATTLE - If you were one of the estimated 30 million Americans who spent part of the long weekend on the nation's highways, a new report says you had some unwelcome and dangerous company. An American Association of Justice (AAJ) analysis of government data finds that drivers in Washington state sha ...Read More

LAS VEGAS - In an effort to blow the whistle on what they're calling "fraudulent tactics" to strike down clean energy legislation, the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and other non-profit groups have joined together to launch the "polluter fraud hot line." Adam Kolton with the NWF says the hot ...Read More

HARRISBURG, Pa. - If you're part of Pennsylvania's middle class, the current recession may have hit you especially hard, according to a new report from the Keystone Research Center. Labor economist Mark Price says the federal stimulus package has helped pull the economy back from the brink, but some ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - As health care reform gets hammered out in Washington, one element hasn't gotten much attention: What to do about the malpractice issue. Mike Bryant, who takes over as president of the Minnesota Association for Justice this month, thinks Minnesota's approach to malpractice would be ...Read More

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