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The U.S. Supreme Court rules against rogue 2016 Electoral College voters; SBA pandemic aid goes to companies that don't pledge to save or create jobs.

2020Talks - July 7, 2020 


Biden's climate change task force is making some progress; a federal judge orders the Dakota Access Pipeline shut down; and today sees elections in NJ and DE.

Public News Service - WA: Health

SEATTLE - The League of Women Voters says the name of one new political group is too close for comfort - and has asked the League of American Voters to stop using the similar name. The two groups are on completely different sides in the health care reform debate; the League of Women Voters supports

SEATTLE - One way to get your message across about health care reform is to deliver it in person to the insurance company that covers you. Almost 500 people gathered at the CIGNA insurance office in Seattle on Monday afternoon to do that. Among the speakers was Jo Godfrey, a lung cancer survivor a

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Health groups and environmental advocates are giving a big thumbs down to proposed pollution standards being offered by the Gregoire administration for Washington State's only coal-fired power plant. The Washington Department of Ecology says the proposed agreement will reduce nitrog

SEATTLE - If you were one of the estimated 30 million Americans who spent part of the long weekend on the nation's highways, a new report says you had some unwelcome and dangerous company. An American Association of Justice (AAJ) analysis of government data finds that drivers in Washington state sha

Seattle, WA - The long Labor Day weekend is a time for rest and relaxation for most of us, but for the 1,800 members of a state labor organization, it's a time to figure out their next move. Local 793 of the Washington Federation of State Employees staged its second rally Thursday, outside the gates

Washington, D.C. - Before members of Congress take their August recess, AARP is giving them a send-off, and a reminder to keep health care reform top-of-mind while they're visiting their constituents. Volunteers from across the country, including several from Washington State, are on Capitol Hill to

CHELAN, Wash. – Washington has one of the highest stroke death rates in the nation – and technology may be part of the cure. A new service is enabling specialists in Seattle to be called in as consultants in several of the state's rural hospitals without setting foot in the patient's roo

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Senate Health Committee's approval of a plan to require people to get health insurance – with government subsidies to help pay for it – gave folks in Spokane plenty to talk about last night. At a packed "Divided We Fail" public meeting, doctors, patients and sm

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