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Climate change is on the radar for rural voters in Iowa. Plus, the Senate impeachment rules.

2020Talks - January 21, 2020 


Candidates attended the Iowa Brown & Black Forum in Des Moines, and answered tough questions about their records on race. It was MLK Day, and earlier many were in South Carolina marching together to the State Capitol.

Archive: March 15, 2012

PORTLAND, Ore. - Oregonians are taking center stage today at the "Good Jobs, Green Jobs" regional conference in Los Angeles. Panelists at the two-day event are sharing information about programs launched in Oregon and other western states to create and support jobs in construction, transit, farming ...Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. - Some are calling it a "power grab," pure and simple. At issue is how much power Gov. Cuomo should have - if any - to transfer state budget funds on his own. As proposed, the Governor's Executive Budget would grant Cuomo the authority to transfer money without consulting lawmakers. D ...Read More

BALTIMORE - Four-year-olds are getting attention in the General Assembly today and Friday, as hearings are held on "Preschool for All" legislation. The bills would provide every pre-school-age resident access to a high-quality, full-day program - for free. Danista Hunte, director of community inve ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Hydraulic fracturing - "fracking" - is expanding in Ohio, and debate is heating up over the process. A lot is at stake for farmers, especially those who use sustainable practices. Oil and gas companies are approaching landowners across Ohio and asking them to sign leases to permit ...Read More

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Close to three out of four school districts in Pennsylvania hire companies to run their bus service, and a new report says it's a decision that usually costs more than if districts ran their own buses. Stephen Herzenberg is an author of the report and an economist at the Keystone R ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - According to an article in the New England Journal of Medicine published March 7, 2012, health care reform is already slowing the growth in the cost of Medicare - a crucial change that could save the program from bankruptcy. That is good news for many West Virginians, since the ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - If you're concerned about your options for health insurance in the future, you are not alone, according to a new poll from AARP Minnesota. AARP spokesman Seth Boffeli says they surveyed 800 registered voters from across the state, most of whom do currently have coverage. "Close to ...Read More

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The backers of two rival tax initiatives are joining forces in hopes of getting a compromise measure on the November ballot. Gov. Jerry Brown and the California Federation of Teachers are combining their plans to raise revenues by increasing income tax rates for the wealthiest Californians. The new ...Read More

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