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Four former Minneapolis police officers involved in the killing of George Floyd now face criminal charges; faith leaders call for action against racial injustice.

2020Talks - June 4, 2020 


The 2020 Census, delayed because of the new coronavirus, is ramping back up to provide an accurate count so, among other things, states can redraw districts for 2021 and 2022. Plus, national figures across the country decry President Trump's response to protests.

Criminal Justice

PIERRE, S.D. - Today, a bill that would repeal the death penalty in South Dakota will be heard in the House State Affairs Committee. HB 1245 would ...Read More
MADISON, Wis. - Not just Wisconsin teens, but anyone with a driver's license in Wisconsin would be banned from texting while driving under a bill ...Read More
PHOENIX, Ariz. - In her budget, Gov. Brewer is proposing to close the state juvenile corrections department, transferring youthful offenders to ...Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. - With deadlines for public input now past, Kentucky has less than two weeks to decide on the changes it plans to make in the protocol ...Read More
SALEM, Ore. - Oregon is "spending wildly" on keeping people in prison, according to critics of the state's current rate of prison spending. They are ...Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio - "Abuse, neglect and dependency" are the current categories used by investigators in child protection cases in Ohio. All too often ...Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. - New proposed legislation would get Kentucky off the list of states that do not allow domestic violence protective orders to be ...Read More
PHOENIX - Organizers expect up to 20,000 demonstrators, many from outside Arizona, for Saturday's West Phoenix rally and march for immigrant rights ...Read More
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Death penalty opponents from around the country are holding their annual conference in Louisville starting today, and one issue ...Read More
CHARLESTON, WV - West Virginia's largest church group has asked U.S. Sen. Robert Byrd and the rest of the state's congressional delegation to oppose ...Read More
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