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Archive: February 9, 2011

WASHINGTON, D. C. - Colorado aid agency leaders are in the nation's capitol today to discuss the importance of a federal program to help people who can't pay their utility bills. On "National Fuel Funds Network Action Day," the topic is the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Skip A ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Some of the highest cesarean birth rates, well over the statewide average of 30 percent, are in Iowa's metropolitan areas. Now, many Iowa women who have had cesarean births are opting to use hospitals that are more willing to allow them to have a vaginal birth after a c-section, o ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowans are expected to gather at the State Capitol today (Wednesday) for the American Cancer Society (ACS) Iowa Chapter's annual "Day at the Capitol." The event allows people to have meetings with legislators to discuss critical health issues. This year, ACS Director of Governmen ...Read More

SALEM, Ore. - Lower-income parents in Oregon are looking to state lawmakers to help them afford child care so they can keep their jobs. Advocates for these families will gather on Wednesday at noon at the State Capitol. The "Rally to Save Employment Related Daycare" (ERDC) will focus on Gov. Kitzhab ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - February is National Dental Health Month, and experts say keeping those 'pearly whites' healthy is a challenge for nearly half of Ohio's residents. David Maywhoor, project director for the Dental Access Now campaign, says access to affordable oral health care is beyond the reach of ...Read More

CASPER, Wyo. - The Wyoming Legislature is working to make the state's "very rare or uncommon" landscapes rarer, and in most cases, make them disappear. A bill (HB0152) that has passed in the House and is expected to pass in the Senate soon, would strip the Environmental Quality Council (EQC) of the ...Read More

PORTLAND, Maine - Critics of the Patriot Act, passed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, say certain provisions of the law need to be amended, because they run counter to the individual liberties spelled out in the Constitution. Zachery Heiden, of the Maine Civil Liberties Union, says he's interested ...Read More

HARRISBURG, Penn. - There's a debate in Pennsylvania over what constitutes "real" health care reform – and what doesn't. This week, a state House Committee passed House Bill 42, which would allow Pennsylvanians to not choose a health care provider, as required by the national health care refo ...Read More

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