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Archive: February 14, 2013

INFOGRAPHIC: Projected economic benefits of Medicaid expansion in Colorado, courtesy Colorado Health Foundation.
Available In Spanish

DENVER - The potential economic impacts of Medicaid expansion in Colorado have been analyzed in a new report, and it found big benefits for the Centennial State. The Colorado Health Foundation study compared leaving Medicaid as it is with expanding the low-income health insurance program to people m ...Read More

 The Presidentís renewed promise to fight climate change is getting kudos from environmental advocates. Photo courtesy of NRDC.

RICHMOND, Va. - Environmentalists were heartened by President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday, but say they hope he will use the power available to him to take action. Obama outlined his goals for the remainder of his term during the speech, and listed addressing climate change and creat ...Read More

PHOTO: Kentucky lawmakers are considering adding a

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Human trafficking. It's often called modern-day slavery, and victims can be any age. Legislation to improve Kentucky's law on the crime, passed six years ago, is beginning its journey through the General Assembly. House Bill 3, which passed out of the House Judiciary Committee on We ...Read More

GRAPHIC: Montanans are dancing

MISSOULA, Mont. - Up to 100 men and women will be putting on the moves today in Missoula as a Valentine's Day flash mob. They'll be dancing at the University of Montana Oval and Caras Park, as part of the international One Billion Rising project calling for an end to violence against women. Tarn R ...Read More

Photo: Thousands receive help through the

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Flowers and chocolates aren't the only things you can give to your sweetheart on this Valentine's Day. You also can make a donation in their honor to a program that offers support to thousands of North Carolina families and adoptees every year. The Children's Home Society of Nort ...Read More

PHOTO: 19 million new cases of sexually-transmitted disease are diagnosed each year. Planned Parenthood of AZ is teaming up with businesses in metro Phoenix and Tucson to distribute free condoms. Photo credit: Dan Merica.

PHOENIX - Valentine's Day is the holiday of love, and a number of businesses in metro Phoenix and Tucson are teaming up with Planned Parenthood Arizona to keep the holiday safe and healthy for those who are sexually active. Participating businesses will be handing out condoms with every purchase to ...Read More

PHOTO: This is the

CARSON CITY, Nev. - As relationships go, this one has been longer than most, but after 150 years, local reform advocates said they plan to file for a Valentine's Day "divorce" - to separate the State Constitution from the state's mining industry. It comes down to "irreconcilable differences," accord ...Read More

PHOTO: Introduced Wednesday at the State Capitol, the Family Economic Security Act would raise the minimum wage in Minnesota to $9.50/hour and provide all eligible families with child care assistance.

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Hours after President Obama announced his support for raising the national minimum wage, a bill was introduced Wednesday at the State Capitol seeking to hike the minimum in Minnesota. The proposal would raise the bottom wage to $9.50 an hour, and Kris Jacobs, executive director of ...Read More

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