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A new report sizes up swing states like Michigan; voters with disabilities face new obstacles in Election 2020.

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Archive: April 27, 2011

DENVER - The search for ethanol is devastating one of America's vanishing ecosystems. That's the claim in a new lawsuit filed by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF). It accuses the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of failing to enforce federal laws that protect diminishing habitat. It a ...Read More

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Cleaning out the medicine cabinet this week could improve your family's health and safety as well as the environment - but only if you get rid of unused or expired drugs safely. To observe National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, the federal Drug Enforcement Administra ...Read More

MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin citizens have a new and easy way to track the influence of money on politics, thanks to a collaboration between two nonpartisan organizations. California-based MapLight and the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign have launched to help citizens connect the d ...Read More

HARTFORD, Conn. - Supporters of Connecticut's health-reform plan are being urged to "Get on Board for SustiNet" at a rally tonight. The SustiNet legislation is moving through the General Assembly, and estimates vary widely on whether it would cost the state millions to implement it or actually save ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - A case decided by the Virginia Supreme Court last week raises questions about more than 9 million payday loans across the state. That's the opinion of the Virginia Poverty Law Center, after the court ruled that lenders making a loan to a borrower immediately after the borrower repays ...Read More

WATERTOWN, N.Y. - Without broadband Internet access, rural communities will be economically hobbled, warns a new report. However, portions of rural New York are making progress toward better high-speed access, with the help of federal stimulus money. The report by the Center for Rural Strategies, a ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - A new report grading Midwest states on efforts to improve and enact clean-energy policies shows progress in some areas - and procrastination in others. The report is based on how well the states have done in achieving goals set in 2007 and revised in 2009 by the nonpartisan Midwest ...Read More

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Putting North Carolina's budget back in the black by cutting funding for environmental regulation could put the state's economy in the red. That's the opinion voiced by a majority of North Carolina voters in a new poll. Eighty-three percent of those surveyed agreed that protectin ...Read More

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