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Climate change is on the radar for rural voters in Iowa. Plus, the Senate impeachment rules.

2020Talks - January 21, 2020 


Candidates attended the Iowa Brown & Black Forum in Des Moines, and answered tough questions about their records on race. It was MLK Day, and earlier many were in South Carolina marching together to the State Capitol.

Archive: May 24, 2017

About one in seven Ohioans works in the private health-care sector. (The Hillary Clark/Pixabay)

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Congressional Budget Office is to release its analysis of the American Health Care Act today, and a new report suggests the act would stunt some of the progress made in Ohio's growing health-care sector. According to the findings from Policy Matters Ohio, private health-care se ...Read More

If Senate Bill 506 passes, Nevada would become the 13th state (plus Washington, D.C.) to institute a school voucher program. (jdurham/morguefile)

CARSON CITY, Nev. - As the end of the Nevada legislative session approaches, Gov. Brian Sandoval's school voucher bill is the subject of intense lobbying. Senate Bill 506 would set aside $60 million to fund educational savings accounts, giving families who apply up to $5,900 a year to send their ch ...Read More

Rural Minnesota farmers worry they'll suffer under a plan by the nation's new Secretary of Agriculture and President Trump's proposed budget. (usda.gov)

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Advocates for rural America are scrutinizing a plan by new U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, and say it puts agribusiness ahead of small farmers and rural communities. Just two weeks into the job, Perdue announced a major reorganization to expand the role of t ...Read More

A new literacy initiative suggests that parents narrate their day to improve babies' vocabulary and word comprehension. (Read On Arizona)

PHOENIX - Just because babies can't talk, it doesn't mean you shouldn't talk to them. That's just one tip in a new language and literacy awareness campaign. "Smart Talk" is a new part of the statewide reading initiative known as Read On Arizona. Its literacy director, Terri Clark, said babies soak ...Read More

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