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Democrats reported to be preparing a smaller pandemic relief package; vote-by-mail awaits a court decision in Montana.

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Senators respond to President Donald Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power. And, former military and national security officials endorse Joe Biden.

Archive: August 6, 2015

Matt Sherwood, a service-connected disabled veteran who now heads up VetBizCentral, says veterans are increasingly turning to entrepreneurship. Photo courtesy of M. Sherwood.

FLINT, Mich. – They're used to taking orders in the military, but a growing number of Michigan veterans now are calling the shots with their own businesses, thanks in part to an agency that helps guide vets through the start-up process. Matt Sherwood is executive director of VetBizCentral, a ...Read More

Minnesota leaders celebrated 50-years of the Voting Rights Act, while looking forward to removing the remaining barriers to participation. Credit: hermosawave.

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Voting Rights Act turns 50 years old today and while Minnesota is celebrating the historic legislation, it's also looking to the future on ways to remove remaining barriers and improve voter turnout. Minnesota has historically been among the best in the U.S. for voter partici ...Read More

The Healthy Food Small Retailer/Corner Store Act would increase access to healthy foods in food desert communities and fund research into the impact of such a program. Photo credit: Linzi/Morguefile.

RALEIGH, N.C. – There are approximately 349 "food deserts" in North Carolina. The term describes a community that does not have healthy food retailers. That's according to research by The Support Center, a community development nonprofit. This summer, North Carolina lawmakers are considering ...Read More

Thousand of Arizona women benefit from federal funding for Planned Parenthood, which Republicans in Congress are vying to end. Credit: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

PHOENIX - Ending federal funding that benefits Planned Parenthood, county health departments and other health-care providers would directly impact thousands of low-income women in Arizona. That's according to Bryan Howard, CEO with Planned Parenthood Arizona. He says federal money from Medicaid an ...Read More

Physician with female patient. Credit: Tashi-Delek.

DENVER – Faith leaders are stepping forward in defense of Planned Parenthood in the wake of congressional efforts to defund the organization. Planned Parenthood has come under scrutiny after several videos were released by an anti-abortion group purporting to show company representatives disc ...Read More

Young Republicans want their party to address issues related to energy reform and the environment in tonight's debate in Cleveland. Credit: Dodgerton Skillhause/Morguefile

CLEVELAND – Ohio is Ground Zero today for the 2016 presidential campaign as Republican candidates for president square off in the campaign season's first debate. With a full spectrum of GOP contenders with various priorities, Young Republicans are reminding candidates to pay attention to issu ...Read More

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SANTA FE, N.M. – New Mexico farmers markets are reporting success with a program that provides extra food to residents receiving benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps. With this week marking National Farmers Market Week across the na ...Read More

PHOTO: Opponents of nuclear power say a major accident at Indian Point Energy Center would endanger the lives of millions of New Yorkers who live within 25 miles of the plant. Photo credit: Peretz Partensky/Wikimedia Commons.

NEW YORK – New York state could soon be generating enough renewable energy to replace the nuclear power produced at the 40-year-old Indian Point Energy Center in Westchester County. This week, Governor Cuomo celebrated the "topping off" of construction of Solar City, a factory in Buffalo expe ...Read More

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