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It will likely take donations to help the Twin Cities recover from damage by looters; and state and local governments look for relief in next stimulus bill.

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: April 30, 2010

SALEM, Ore. - Oregon's annual International Workers' Day event in Salem is typically a celebration for the immigrant community – but this year, a more serious tone is expected for Saturday's gathering. The tough new immigration law passed in Arizona has cast a shadow over the entire Latino com ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - There are fewer babies being born, but more surgical births. The National Center for Health Statistics has released a new report that indicates the birth rate in most states, including Iowa, has declined. However, the number of cesarean births has risen for the twelfth year in a r ...Read More

BISMARCK, N. D. - The new federal health care legislation means how insurance is bought, sold and used is changing forever. Today, in the final part of this series of reports, we take a closer look at these effects. In North Dakota, there are roughly 52,000 people without health insurance, and 32 m ...Read More

PHOENIX - Arizona's new immigration law is headed for a federal court challenge, and the high-profile opponents of SB 1070 are preparing that challenge based primarily on constitutional grounds. As Mexican-American Legal Defense and Education Fund President Thomas Saenz puts it, since the law requi ...Read More

DENVER - Gov. Bill Ritter signed a $20 billion state budget bill on Thursday, calling it a tough but balanced budget that reflects tough times. Terry Scanlon, who analyzes fiscal policy for the Colorado Fiscal Policy Institute, agrees the bill (HB 10-1376) doesn't contain much good news. And, he say ...Read More

MINNEAPOLIS - Holy mountain of food, Batman! Minnesotans collected 4.6 million pounds of food and about $7.4 million dollars for the March Campaign, the state's largest annual food drive. This year's theme was "Be a Superhero in the Fight Against Minnesota Hunger." Sue Kainz of Minnesota FoodShare ...Read More

NEW YORK - Arizona's new immigration law has become both the butt of late-night comedians' jokes and the flashpoint for a new push for immigration reform. Hundreds of protesters, including labor representatives, will be marching and rallying in Northeastern cities on Saturday to protest Arizona's t ...Read More

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Organizers of immigrants' rights marches on Saturday (May 1) in New Haven and Hartford are calling Arizona's tough new immigration law "problematic" – although they hope the furor that surrounds it will bring more people to their events. Kurt Westby, a district leader for S ...Read More

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