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A Trump impeachment vote in the House could come before Christmas; Students rally for climate action again today; and other-abled workers fuel a vertical farm in Wyoming.

2020Talks - December 5, 2019 


Former VP Joe Biden's on his "No Malarkey" tour across Iowa, while the House Judiciary Committee had its first hearing with constitutional scholars.

Archive: June 23, 2014

IMAGE: In 2013, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation purchased portions of a 40-mile area of the John Day River headwaters to improve recreation access to thousands more acres, using the Land and Water Conservation Fund. CREDIT: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.

PORTLAND, Ore. - Monday marks the start of Great Outdoors America Week, an annual reminder to enjoy what Mother Nature has to offer. But advocates for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) say that, without the money Oregon has received from the fund, there wouldn't be as many options. Offsh ...Read More

PHOTO: Some Americans are paying less than $50 per month for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Photo courtesy of the White House.

SALT LAKE CITY – Utahns may be interested in a report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services showing that some Americans are paying less than $50 per month for health coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The report says people eligible for tax credits who selected s ...Read More

IMAGE: College students from Ohio will be joining civil rights activists and leaders from around the country this week to mark the 50th anniversary of Mississippi Freedom Summer.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Fifty years ago, young adults from Ohio journeyed to the South to advocate for equal voting rights, and this week dozens will travel the same path. During the Mississippi Freedom Summer in 1964, activists working to register voters faced harassment, arrests and violent attac ...Read More

IMAGE: The Boise Foothills are among the thousands of acres in Idaho that benefit from Land and Water Conservation Fund grants. The fund is set to expire next year, after 50 years. CREDIT: Deborah C. Smith

Monday marks the start of 'GO' Week in Idaho and around the nation. The 'Great Outdoors America Week' campaign encourages people to get outdoors and enjoy green and open spaces. Thousands of acres of public space in the Gem State, from local parks to large parcels of land, were made possible over t ...Read More

IMAGE: Today's families juggle a lot, from jobs to kids to aging parents. At the White House Summit on Working Families, the focus is on workplace policies that can encourage economic stability. CREDIT: JackF/iStockphoto.com.

SEATTLE - The ability to take a day off when one is sick or caring for a loved one isn't part of many people's job benefits. It's even more rare to be paid for it. On Monday, the importance of paid sick days and family leave is front and center in Washington, D.C., at the White House Summit on Wor ...Read More

IMAGE: From Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument, New Mexico's outdoor treasures are being celebrated during

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - From Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument, New Mexico's outdoor treasures will be celebrated starting Monday for 'Great Outdoors America Week.' Joel Gay, communications director of the New Mexico Wildlife Federation, said the event is a ...Read More

IMAGE: The grassroots group United Wisconsin says the accusation that Gov. Scott Walker oversaw a criminal scheme to unlawfully coordinate Republican fundraising and campaign activity could have far-reaching implications for campaign finance laws, regardless of whether actual charges are ever filed. (Image from Common Cause)

MADISON, Wis. – In documents unsealed by a federal judge late last week, prosecutors in the John Doe probe into Gov. Scott Walker's campaigns describe what they call a criminal scheme to get around Wisconsin's campaign finance and election laws. Lisa Subeck, executive director of the grassro ...Read More

In a new report by the National Partnership for Women & Families, Colorado earned a 'C-' for its workplace policies.

WASHINGTON - Colorado women are in Washington Monday to participate in the White House Summit for Working Families. Shelby Ramirez, a Denver resident, is one of them. She said as a mother, grandmother and daughter, she knows about the importance of family and medical leave. It's protected under Col ...Read More

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