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Archive: January 21, 2010

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Every state tries to attract high-tech jobs, but a new study says the cutting-taxes approach doesn't actually work. Good Jobs First looked at tax breaks given to draw firms and at overall tax rates in six eastern states, including West Virginia. Greg LeRoy, the group's executive ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - As the first African-American President marks his first year in office, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) continues to find that housing discrimination is still a common problem. HUD investigates more than 10,000 violations of the Fair Housing Act in the U ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - U.S. Sen. Al Franken and other Democrats in the Senate are meeting to gauge the impact of the Senate election upset in Massachusetts Tuesday. The victory by Republican candidate Scott Brown over Democrat Martha Coakley means there will no longer be a Democratic supermajority in the ...Read More

CINCINNATI - With the Haitian earthquake continuing to top the news, it's almost unavoidable that children in Ohio and elsewhere will be exposed to the stories of tragedy. Disasters often can leave children feeling confused, scared or insecure, says Dr. David Schonfeld, director of the Division of D ...Read More

SANTA FE, N.M. - The annual KIDS COUNT report for New Mexico will be released this morning at the state capitol, and the data - which doesn't include the worst of the ongoing recession - shows times are tough for children in the state. Chris Hollis, Kids Count director for New Mexico Voices for Ch ...Read More

PHOENIX - Critics of Salt River Project's (SRP) proposed electric rate increase are expected to attend a public meeting tonight in Glendale. They include groups that argue the increase could be less-onerous if SRP had relied less on coal-fired power generation. SRP is proposing a nearly five-percent ...Read More

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Gov. Beshear's new two-year spending proposal relies heavily on money from expanded gambling at racetracks. That's drawing criticism from the group Kentuckians for the Commonwealth (KFTC), which took to the halls of the Capitol annex to sell baked goods to help lighten the deficit, ...Read More

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - "The doctor will see you now," has taken on a new meaning in California. The California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) has set new rules for ensuring patients are seen by their doctors with less delay. As part of the "timely access" regulations, people covered by HMOs ...Read More

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