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2020Talks - February 28, 2020 


Tomorrow are the South Carolina primaries, and former VP Joe Biden leads in the poll, followed by winner of the first three contests, Sen. Bernie Sanders and businessman Tom Steyer. Some Republican South Carolinians may vote for Sanders because they want closed primaries.

Archive: July 20, 2010

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The passage of the financial reform package by Congress last week is being called "an historic shift of power." Mark Anderson, president of the South Dakota State Federation of Labor, says the bill shifts that power away from big banks and corporations to working families and Mai ...Read More

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - As the special session of the Florida legislature on oil drilling begins today, a new poll finds that a majority of Florida voters oppose drilling off the coast, and 71 percent want a chance to vote on the issue. The poll of 1100 people shows Floridians favor placing a constitut ...Read More

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Wyomingites serving in the military or working overseas have faced challenges in voting, with a report last year noting that local and state elections materials aren't being sent early enough to make sure ballots can be returned and counted. The national Uniform Law Commission just ...Read More

LAS VEGAS - While BP and the Obama administration debate whether the lid on the Gulf oil spill is shut tight, a new study finds that big corporations are practiced in the art of delay and avoidance when it comes to obeying environmental laws. Tough environmental laws were passed in the 1960s and '70 ...Read More

MINNEAPOLIS - As the Board of Trustees for Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) gathers to meet this week, they will be greeted by union protesters. AFSCME Council 5, the state's largest public employees' union, is calling on trustees to stop handing out bonuses to the system's bosses, ...Read More

HELENA, Mont. - Montana state number-crunchers are warning that the budget balancing job for the legislature will likely be tough again, and there has been discussion about the possibility of freezing state workers' pay. State employees agreed to a salary freeze two years ago because of state budget ...Read More

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