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Archive: July 23, 2012

THE DALLES, Ore. - Columbia Gorge Community College, one of the first in the nation to train wind-energy technicians, is enrolling for its new semester. The school is relieved that a group of freshmen Republicans in Congress has written a letter asking GOP leaders to push for an extension of the Pro ...Read More


ONEIDA, Wis. - As Congress deliberates the Farm Bill this summer, the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin is hoping funding for the 2501 Program will continue. The program awards funds to socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers. Jeff Metoxen runs the Integrated Food Systems project, which involves poul ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - Middle-class families have taken the biggest hit during "The Great Recession," according to a Federal Reserve Bulletin report on family wealth. Many see the decline in home values and the foreclosure crisis as the primary reasons, because home ownership is the main source of wealth f ...Read More

SALT LAKE CITY - This week, ALEC comes to Utah. The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is a conservative think tank that convenes private businesspeople with state lawmakers to draft legislation that is then introduced around the country. At its 39th annual meeting, which starts on Wednesd ...Read More


OLYMPIA, Wash. - The state of Washington is in contract negotiations with unions representing 60,000 workers. The talks began in May and take place a few days a month. Last week, the most critical topic hit the bargaining table - health insurance, and how much workers will be expected to pay for the ...Read More


INDIANAPOLIS - Some Indiana parents face felony neglect charges for leaving their children in sweltering cars or unattended at pools - or when the children just wandered off alone. Just as people check in on their elderly neighbors in the extreme heat, says Sandy Runkle DeLorme, program director for ...Read More

PHOTO: wind turbines Photo credit: Deborah Smith

BEDFORD HEIGHTS, Ohio - A little more than five months left and counting - and the ticker is headed down for jobs while time passes. That's the gist of a letter to congressional leaders, signed by Ohio Republican Congressman Jim Renacci, about the production tax credit. It's a benefit for new wind-e ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - The wind that blows across North Carolina supports 3,000 jobs in the state, according to the Southeastern Coastal Wind Coalition. The organization says those jobs could be in jeopardy if Congress does not extend the wind Production Tax Credit (PTC), set to expire at the end of this y ...Read More

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