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The Trump Administration decides Obama healthcare exchanges will not reopen - we have reaction. Plus a look a vulnerable COVID-19 population you may not have heard about.

2020Talks - April 2, 2020 


Some states this year use ranked-choice voting. What are some of the benefits during COVID-19? Plus, President Trump and former VP Biden continue to battle over the Affordable Care Act.

Public News Service - FL: Environment

Governor Crist met for the first time yesterday with the new Florida Energy and Climate Commission, which is tasked with developing a state plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to encourage investment in alternative energy. Joe Murphy, programs coordinator for the Gulf Restoration Network,

Getting to work on the backlog of restoration projects on public lands would bring cash to states along with new jobs, according to a report by conservation groups meeting in Washington. The groups, including the National Parks Conservation Association,Defenders of Wildlife, Audubon, National Wildli

Saving our national parks could help save the economy, a National Parks Conservation Association(NPCA) report released Thursday predicts. The NPCA details $2.5 billion of ready-to-go restoration projects that could be included in the federal economic stimulus package, plus a proposal to start a job

A settlement agreement on a $600 million lawsuit has bought the world's largest phosphate mining company, Mosaic, a second chance to convince the Manatee County Commission to change the zoning on its land. On Tuesday, the commission will take a second look at whether Mosaic will be allowed to strip-

Hurricanes are a fact of life in the Sunshine State, but some scientists say they are becoming more destructive due to global warming. According to scientists meeting in Orlando today for the Hurricane Science Safety Leadership Forum, rising sea temperatures and sea levels caused by global warming f

Florida may be jumping into the passing lane when it comes to better gas mileage for cars and trucks - and less pollution from their tailpipes. On Tuesday, the Florida Environmental Regulation Commission votes on whether to adopt "clean car" standards that limit vehicle emissions. Advocates say car

The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) says it has a wake-up call for the Southeast. The organization's new report predicts an increasingly uncertain water supply caused by global warming, and a return to historical patterns of drought. For nearly 50 years, droughts were rare, water was abundant, an

Miami, FL - As Miami's Biscayne National Park celebrates its 40th birthday with a three-day party, the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) wants to make sure the public also knows about the problems facing the park, so the organization is hosting a forum on the topic. Biscayne is the lar

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