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Archive: March 29, 2010

HARTFORD, Conn. - Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals suffer poorer health outcomes than the general population, in part because they are at least twice as likely to not have health insurance. During the eighth annual LGBT Health Awareness Week, starting today and sponsored by the Nat ...Read More

NEW YORK - The Bloomberg administration is expected to file an appeal this week in response to the stinging ruling that prevents the city from closing 19 so-called failing schools. A State Supreme Court judge on Friday found significant violations in the way mayoral control of city schools is being ...Read More

SEATTLE - March is Women's History Month and some Washington human rights advocates say it's the right time to remind the Obama administration that women still have not reached equality. Roslyn Solomon, chair of the Seattle Human Rights Commission, says her group has been able to persuade the City ...Read More

FRANKFORT, Ky. - The health care reform bill signed into law last week by President Obama will have a direct impact on people in Kentucky, according to Kentucky Voices for Health co-chair Sheila Schuster. Opponents have argued that the bill could bankrupt the country and burden states with implement ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The closing of the Clover Bottom Center, a mental health facility, will cost nearly 400 Tennessee state workers their jobs. The executive director of United Cerebral Palsy of Middle Tennessee, Deana Claiborne, says that despite the fact that the facility has been on the list for s ...Read More

ALBUQUERQUE - With only a few weeks left until the annual tax deadline, late-filers can still find free help in the Land of Enchantment. CNM's Tax Help New Mexico program is in its 36th year and has opened sites across the state where professionals provide free tax preparation for most seniors over ...Read More

PIERRE, S.D. - Education advocates are looking forward to this week's anticipated challenge at the state capitol, when the South Dakota Legislature is expected to attempt to override Gov. Mike Rounds' veto of a need-based scholarship program. The governor's veto came earlier this year, when he said ...Read More

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Florida Legislature is poised to vote on a bill that would implement the first statewide merit-pay system for teachers in the nation. SB6, the bill that would tie teacher pay to student test scores, passed the Senate last week, and its companion bill narrowly passed out of Ho ...Read More

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