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Archive: April 11, 2013

PHOTO: Colorado ranks number 35 in the 2013

DENVER - Ranking 35th may not sound like much to cheer about, but for Colorado it's a marked improvement in the state of child care over past years. The Child Care Aware "We Can Do Better" 2013 rankings are out today, and Colorado has moved from being one of the worst states in the nation as recent ...Read More

Photo: Thompson Divide. Courtesy: Ecoflight

CARBONDALE, Colo. - Ranchers on Colorado's Western Slope are concerned about the future of their summer grazing land. The Bureau of Land Management announced this week it will extend the term for more than 20 oil and gas leases in the Thompson Divide area that were set to expire this year. So far, ...Read More

The National Priorities Project average taxpayer receipt      Graphic: Courtesy of NPP

CHICAGO - A recent study by the American Psychological Association found that millenials, Americans between 18 and 33, have higher than normal levels of stress. And many young people who are starting to learn about taxes and federal budgets say they're getting nervous about the future. Dan Neuman, ...Read More

LOGO: Obama's pick for the top EPA post, Gina McCarthy, appears at a Senate committee hearing today.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va, - President Obama's pick for the top post at the Environmental Protection Agency appears before a U.S. Senate committee today. While it's not expected to be a cakewalk, many in the energy and business sectors are singing nominee Gina McCarthy's praises. Richard Good, president o ...Read More

PHOTO: Hernandez says immigration laws currently donít treat gay and lesbian couples as legitimate family on green-card petitions because DOMA, the federal Defense of Marriage Act, doesnít recognize same-sex marriages.<br />

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - As Washington, D.C., and state capitols around the country were flooded with immigration reform advocates Wednesday, some made sure their lobbying, marching and rallying addressed the possibility that gay and lesbian couples will be left out of reform legislation expected to emer ...Read More

Photo: Maryland will soon be first East Coast state to ban the shark fin trade. Photo credit: Oceana

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Sharks aren't the most likable sea creatures, but they have friends in Annapolis. Gov. Martin O'Malley is expected soon to sign legislation that bans the sale and possession of shark fins in Maryland. Animal-rights and environmental activists say sharks are being brutally slaughter ...Read More

PHOTO: State Senator Stacey Campfield today withdrew his bill, which would have reduced cash welfare payments for parents whose children do not maintain satisfactory progress in school. CREDIT: Public Domain

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Legislation that would link a family's welfare payments to its children's grades in school was withdrawn from the Tennessee Senate today by it's author. Under the proposal, if a child failed to maintain satisfactory progress, the parents would have their payments reduced by 30 pe ...Read More

PHOTO: Nevada homebuilders say they need protection from what they describe as a growing number of lawsuits.

CARSON CITY, Nev. - Nevada lawmakers are currently reviewing a proposal that consumer advocates believe is a bad deal for anyone who owns a home in Nevada. Reno attorney Aredea Canepa is an attorney for Robert Maddox Associates, which specializes in construction defect law. She said the measure woul ...Read More

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