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Archive: March 18, 2010

NORWALK, Conn. - Vehicle commuters facing crippling congestion in Fairfield County must budget extra time and fuel to drive along I-95 or the Merritt Parkway to get to work or other destinations. A forum tonight will address the gridlock in the county, a bottleneck for the entire state. National dat ...Read More

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Two bills awaiting Gov. Gregoire's signature could pave the way for a more secure future for Washington pre-school education programs. In passing them, the Washington Legislature has pledged to do a better job of helping "future voters" by taking a closer look at early childhood edu ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Health care reform was first proposed by President Teddy Roosevelt almost 100 years ago. Later this week, a Congressional vote is expected that could overhaul insurance coverage, rein in Medicare costs and help small businesses provide coverage. Tennessee Health Care Campaign ex ...Read More

LONDON, Ky. - Four groups are appealing to the Environmental Protection Agency, asking that Kentucky's powers to oversee water discharge permitting be rescinded. Doug Doerrfeld represents one of them, Kentuckians for the Commonwealth. He accuses the state of breaking a promise it made when it took o ...Read More

BOISE, Idaho - A yearly tally of state prison populations shows that, nationwide, numbers are lower than the previous year for the first time since 1972 - but not in Idaho. The number of inmates in state prisons at the beginning of this year was 0.4 percent lower nationally than in 2009; about 5,000 ...Read More

PHOENIX - For the first time since 1972, the number of state prison inmates in the U.S. has declined, according to a yearly tally by the Pew Center on the States, but not in Arizona. The number of inmates in state prisons at the beginning of this year was 0.4 percent lower nationally than in 2009; a ...Read More

SANTA FE - A yearly tally of state prison populations shows that, nationwide, numbers are lower than the previous year for the first time since 1972 - but not in New Mexico. The number of inmates in state prisons at the beginning of this year was 0.4 percent lower nationally than in 2009; about 5,00 ...Read More

NEW YORK - State prison populations rose steadily for decades, but in 2009 they dropped nationwide for the first time in 40 years, the Pew Center on the States reports. New York is one of the states leading that trend. Ten years ago, 73,000 people were incarcerated in New York state prisons; now t ...Read More

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