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It will likely take donations to help the Twin Cities recover from damage by looters; and state and local governments look for relief in next stimulus bill.

2020Talks - June 5, 2020 


Democrats and Republicans have had drastically different responses to President Trump's militarized response to protests in the nation's capital. And, new electoral maps will be drawn next year, some by legislatures and others by outside entities.

Archive: May 20, 2011

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A bill moving through the state Legislature would give large manufacturers more incentive to comply with the state's landmark global-warming law. The renewable-energy bill comes on the heels of a new report which finds that not only is climate change happening - most likely caus ...Read More

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. - Eglin Air Force Base is one of many military installations working toward higher energy efficiency and independence. The sprawling base is using solar power, biofuels and thermal-energy storage. Former Sen. John Warner, R-Va., has been reviewing military energy conservatio ...Read More

BOISE, Idaho - The parent-led campaign to put Idaho's new education laws up for a public vote is "almost there" - with about 10,000 more signatures to collect to meet the goal to get them on the ballot. Fifty signing events are planned statewide for Saturday. From farmers markets to community yard ...Read More

SALEM, Ore. - Hundreds will be on the Capitol steps today for the "Rally for a Better Way." Publicly funded workers, families and Oregonians who depend on state services will be speaking about state budget approaches other than "cuts only." Karen Miller, a committee co-chair for SEIU Local 503, one ...Read More

PRESCOTT, Ariz. - Oil and gas companies will enjoy more than $78 billion in federal tax breaks in the next five years, according to a new report from the non-partisan Taxpayers for Common Sense. The report says ending those subsidies is a good first step toward reducing government debt. Michael Sur ...Read More

AUSTIN, Texas - Twenty states have laws providing for the recycling of old televisions, which reduces the amount of electronic waste in landfills. After a state House vote on Thursday, it appears Texas will join the club. The bill, which already has passed in the Senate, would require TV manufactur ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - More than 1,000 people will rally Saturday at the State Capitol, calling for a budget plan that includes a tax hike on the wealthiest 2 percent. Greta Bergstrom, communications director for Take Action Minnesota, says many corporations are reporting big profits and their chief exe ...Read More

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