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Brexit wins at the polls in the U.K.; major changes come to New England immigration courts today; and more than a million acres in California have been cleared for oil and gas drilling.

2020Talks - December 13, 2013  


The House passes legislation to reign in drug prices, Sen. Bernie Sanders is on the upswing, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang plays Iowa congressional candidate J.D. Scholten - who's running against long-time incumbent Steve King - in a game of basketball.

Archive: April 18, 2011

RICHMOND, Va. - Today is the day when Virginians are staring at the tax deadline, but thousands are breathing a bit easier because they got some much-needed help. That tax-preparation assistance came from Community Action agencies and other local partners across the state. Carolyn Spohrer, deputy ...Read More

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - While many will be talking about the burden of high taxes today, as the tax deadline looms, a group of Virginia residents will be celebrating the good that comes from tax dollars. Becky Thomas, a volunteer with the Virginia Organizing Balance Virginia campaign, says the tax de ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - With today's tax deadline, faith leaders across Minnesota are renewing the call on state lawmakers to take a balanced approach to solving the state's budget deficit. They say such an approach must include raising revenue fairly through some increased taxes. Until now, the cuts-only ...Read More

NEW YORK - Turn off your tablet, step away from the computer and pull the plug on the TV. New Yorkers are being challenged to do that for a week in a nationwide campaign to alert families to the enormous amount of time spent with electronic entertainment. Screen-Free Week, April 18-24, is an effor ...Read More

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - While the tax deadline looms today, corporations in Missouri are breathing a sigh of relief that the legislature has passed a bill to phase out the corporate franchise tax. But Amy Blouin, executive director of the Missouri Budget Project, says lawmakers are prioritizing tax cu ...Read More

SALEM, Ore. - Oregon's immigrant community is driving home its point – that everyone should be allowed to drive, no matter what their immigration status. They'll rally this afternoon, just before a Senate committee hears testimony on a bill to restore driver's license access to non-citizens. I ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - An Oregon region is on a new Top 10 list of public lands threatened by mining activity. It's another battle cry in a long struggle to update the nation's mining law, which is almost 140 years old. A new report from Pew Environment Group cites the Siskiyou Wild Rivers region of sou ...Read More

BOONE, N.C. - "End the death penalty in North Carolina," suggests a recent study, which asserts that capital punishment is not a deterrent to criminals and costs the public more does than a sentence of life in prison. Another factor is the recent revelation that evidence has been mishandled by the s ...Read More

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