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2020Talks - February 21, 2020 


Tomorrow are the Nevada caucuses, and Nevada Democrats are hoping for them to run far more smoothly than the ones in Iowa. Candidates battle for that top spot and voting continues.

Public News Service - TX: Livable Wages/Working Families

AUSTIN, Texas - A non-scientific survey of more than 3,000 school employees across Texas seems to reveal a significant, system-wide decline in morale following this year's state budget cuts, according to Linda Bridges. She is the president of Texas AFT, the union that conducted the online survey. "

ALAMO, Texas - Worker-rights groups around the state are shining a collective spotlight this week on the problem of wage theft, confronting businesses which have a history of shortchanging vulnerable employees. The groups are encouraging workers to report abuse and urging officials to enforce new la

BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Home foreclosures are on the rise again, up seven percent last month nationally. That's a seven-month high, according to RealtyTrac. Some industry experts are calling it a positive trend, saying old bad loans have been clogging up the market for too long. But Marlene Chavez, a p

SAN ANTONIO – Gov. Rick Perry is not backing down from his support of the "Texas Dream Act," despite steady criticism from opponents in his race for the Republican presidential nomination. Texas was the first of a dozen states to allow undocumented residents to pay in-state college tuition -

WASHINGTON. - The so-called "super committee" of 12 U.S. House and Senate members charged with cutting more than $1 trillion from the federal budget holds a public meeting today. But it's their private meetings that have political watchdog groups most concerned. During September and October, the co

HOUSTON - Walmart stores in Houston, Dallas and Austin, as well as in six other states, got some early trick-or-treaters this weekend. Instead of asking for candy, though, these environmental activists wanted Walmart to recycle electronic waste. Decked out as zombie TV sets and other high-tech gho

SAN JUAN, Texas - Texas has the highest uninsured rate in the nation, with nearly a quarter of the population lacking health coverage. In border regions, such as the impoverished Rio Grande Valley, the rate is even higher. For decades, many residents routinely went to Mexico for cheap health care a

AUSTIN, Texas - Hundreds of AARP members from Texas and across the nation will be in Washington today to tell Congress not to balance the budget with cuts to senior benefits. AARP Texas volunteer Carla Penny is worried that the so-called congressional "super committee," charged with reining in the

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