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Archive: May 20, 2010

MADISON, Wis. - The huge oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is a symptom of the way we currently distribute and use energy in Wisconsin, but it's not the only symptom. The burning of fossil fuel also has a major impact on the air we breathe, according to the American Lung Association in Wisconsin. The ...Read More

CONCORD, N.H. - As legislators grapple with closing a $200 million budget gap, a proposal to save the state and taxpayers about $4 million per year is hanging in the balance. Diana Lacey, first vice president of the State Employees Union of New Hampshire (SEIU Local 1984), would like the state to ap ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - Auto workers out of a job and empty manufacturing plants are enticing clean energy industries to take a serious look at setting up shop in the state. That includes 14 battery companies and $8 billion worth of investment so far this year. According to the State Department of Energy, ...Read More

PENDLETON, Ore. - In Tuesday's primary elections, two eastern Oregon incumbents defied the wishes of their own party...by winning. Reps. Bob Jenson, Pendleton, and Greg Smith, Heppner - both moderate Republicans - had been targeted for defeat by the GOP because they voted for a measure that raised t ...Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. - Environmental advocates have issued mid-term "green" grades for New York State senators, and the gap between Democrats and Republicans is as high as ever. Concerns over environmental budget cutting in New York has prompted environmental advocates to take the unusual step. Deep cuts ar ...Read More

President Obama and Mexican President Felipe Calderon on Wednesday criticized Arizona's law that makes failure to carry immigration documents a crime. But in contrast to Arizona, a growing number of cities around the country are taking a different approach: They are issuing identification cards (ID) ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A controversial source of air pollution in Ohio will be shutting down, and its operator will be spending millions on energy efficiency. Those are a few of the important terms of a settlement reached this week between the federal government and American Municipal Power (AMP), which w ...Read More

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Nevada is one of 24 states that will be paying very close attention to an expected vote today in Congress on the American Jobs and Closing Tax Loopholes Bill. Included in that proposal is an extension of funding for both Medicaid and Temporary Assistance to Needy Families. Jon Sa ...Read More

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