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Archive: February 1, 2012

SEATTLE - There's good news and bad for Washington in a new report on the personal financial health of its residents. In its Assets and Opportunities Scorecard, the nonprofit Center For Enterprise Development (CFED) says Washingtonians look good on paper, with income and net worth figures that are ...Read More

MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin's popular Family Care program, which provides long-term care for people with disabilities and elderly residents, has been capped in the 57 counties where it's available as part of state spending cuts. AARP-Wisconsin is supporting legislation aimed at lifting the enrollment ...Read More

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SANTA FE, N.M. - New Mexico voters may differ on many issues, but a new poll finds that they show support when it comes to views on protecting public lands and national monuments. In the poll released by Colorado College, New Mexico voters identified themselves as "conservationists" 67 percent of t ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - The Tax Increment Financing (TIF) law has been part of Iowa's plan for urban renewal for more than 50 years - and it's about to get a new, closer look. TIF's original goal was to eliminate inner-city blight, but the Legislature has altered the law over the years to include econom ...Read More

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PHOENIX - Nearly four in five Arizona voters see no conflict between conserving the state's natural resources and promoting a strong economy, according to a new Colorado College poll of people in six Rocky Mountain states. A majority of those surveyed disagree with the idea that cutting environment ...Read More

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - South Dakota ranks 22nd in the nation for how well its residents fare in terms of their ability to achieve financial security - a ranking advocates say isn't terrible but isn't terrific, either. The nonprofit Corporation for Enterprise Development bases its assessment on 52 meas ...Read More

PAVILLION, Wyo. - The Environmental Protection Agency's study of groundwater contamination and links to hydraulic fracturing in Pavillion is the topic of a U.S. House subcommittee hearing today in Washington. No one locally affected was invited to the hearing before the House Energy and Environment ...Read More

OKLAHOMA CITY - Controversial gas-extraction practices could become a little less so in Texas today, as new mandatory disclosure rules take effect. The industry's reluctance to reveal the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing - or "fracking" - have fueled public concern about the possible environm ...Read More

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