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Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders suspends his campaign for president. And COVID-19 is ravaging the black community in some areas, including Milwaukee.

2020Talks - April 9, 2020 


Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders drops out of the race for president, though he assured supporters yesterday his movement will continue. A federal judge ruled this week a lawsuit in Florida awaiting trial will apply to all people with former felony convictions, not just the 17 plaintiffs.

Archive: March 10, 2015

PHOTO: The federal government is reviewing ways to maintain revenue for infrastructure improvements on freeways like I-40, which runs across the length of Tennessee from the Mississippi River to the Smoky Mountains. Photo courtesy: Tennessee Department of Transportation.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Gas tanks in Tennessee may remain full for longer periods of time thanks to the availability of fuel-efficient vehicles, but the glass is half-empty when it comes to declining gas tax revenue. Federal transportation dollars are down, and the federal Highway Trust Fund is set to r ...Read More

PHOTO: The alleged secrecy behind a proposed monkey breeding facility has some residents of Hendry County concerned for public safety. A lawsuit filed by residents who claim they were left out of the decision-making process is now moving forward. Photo Credit: Garret Ziegler.

LABELLE, Fla. - Hendry County residents can begin to breathe a sigh of relief, as a lawsuit filed on their behalf over the building of a secretive monkey breeding facility is beginning to move forward. Christopher Berry, a lawyer with the Animal Legal Defense Fund, is the lead attorney representing ...Read More

PHOTO: 'Dark money' disclosure provisions were stripped from a campaign finance bill in the West Virginia Legislature late Sunday night. Meanwhile, a secretive conservative group's $100,000 per person breakfast was cancelled after local reporters got ahold of an invitation. Photo courtesy West Virginia Legislature.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The clash between "sunlight" disclosure of political donors and so-called "dark money" campaign financing is on full display in Charleston. A $100,000 per plate breakfast benefitting a secretive conservative group was cancelled Sunday night after reporters received a copy of an ...Read More

GRAPH: An analysis from Idaho Voices for Children shows how much is at stake for state and local budgets in extending Medicaid insurance to the thousands without health coverage. Graphic credit: Idaho Voices for Children.

BOISE, Idaho - Doing nothing comes with a price tag of $653 million for Idaho. A new report from Idaho Voices for Children adds up the economic impact of the Legislature's inaction on the Healthy Idaho Plan. The plan was recommended by the governor's Medicaid Redesign Workgroup as a public-private ...Read More

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