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Archive: September 10, 2012

Kids in Jail

ARLINGTON, Va. - The nation's juvenile justice system is in crisis, according to a new report that includes data gathered from more than 1,000 families across the country who have dealt with the issue firsthand. The report cites research that shows locking up children in adult-like prisons puts them ...Read More

DENVER - A budget battle is looming in the federal government this fall, a fight which could cost Colorado more than a billion dollars in funding. Congress has until the end of the year to come to an agreement on a plan to reduce the federal government deficit. That's because of the Budget Control A ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - There are more than 350,000 Iowans with disabilities, and many of them need affordable and accessible housing, which currently is in short supply in Iowa. Most of the housing in the state is over 50 years old and wasn't built with people with disabilities in mind. The Iowa Housi ...Read More

GRAPHIC West Virginia workforce training investments. By the West Virginia Center on Budget & Policy.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - One of the authors of a respected report on West Virginia's workforce says the state is facing a demographic crisis from an aging workforce, but he also says the state can have a positive impact on its economy by investing in its workers. Ted Boettner, executive director of the ...Read More

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Fifteen percent of the people in Kentucky, roughly 640,000 residents, do not have health insurance. Groups that make up Kentucky Voices for Health (KVH) say the state could bring those numbers way down by doing one thing. KVH Executive Director Jodi Mitchell says it involves a pro ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Election-year rumors continue to swirl around the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and particularly its impact on Medicare. Retired director of the Ohio Department of Aging, Barbara Riley, says health care reform is helping seniors stay healthy and bringing down costs. She adds that senior ...Read More

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