Monday, September 27, 2021

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The House could vote this week on the Build Back Better infrastructure bill, which contains resources to fight climate change, and the NTSB investigates an Amtrak derailment in north-central Montana.

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A government shutdown looms as the Senate prepares to vote on the debt ceiling, former President Trump holds a rally in Georgia, the U.S. reopens a Texas border crossing, and an Amtrak train crash kills three in Montana.

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A new Oklahoma museum honors tribal nations, while Iowa's history is back on the blacktop; mixed news on COVID-19 comes with a warning about unconventional drugs; and electric cars and buses are coming to rural America.

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Monday, September 27, 2021

CA Business Leaders Speak Out for Infrastructure Bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The U.S. House of Representatives is supposed to vote this week on President Joe Biden's Build Back Better infrastructure bill…

Friday, September 24, 2021

Governor Newsom Signs $15 Billion Climate-Change Package

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Climate activists are praising Gov. Gavin Newsom for signing a $15 billion climate action package Thursday, but argued he …


Scammers Target Applicants to FEMA COVID Funeral-Cost Program

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Did you know the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has a program to reimburse funeral expenses up to $9,000 when …

Groups Push for Progress During Sea Otter Awareness Week

MONTEREY BAY, Calif. - This week, conservation groups are celebrating Sea Otter Awareness Week with online and in-person events across the state…


Wealthy Americans, Businesspeople Petition Congress for Higher Taxes

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- CARSON CITY, Nev. -- It is not every day people ask for higher taxes, but that's the gist of a letter just sent to Congress…

Community Colleges See Need to Make Upskilling Easier, Cheaper

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A new survey of community colleges and technical schools in the United States shows their courses and programs that promote job …


AmeriCorps’ First LGBTQ+ Mentoring Program Helps Central Valley Teens

FRESNO, Calif. -- AmeriCorps has teamed up with the nonprofit Equality California to offer a groundbreaking mentorship program for LGBTQ+ teens in …

Federal Pandemic Program Gives Discounts on Internet, Laptops

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Advocates for older Americans are working to spread the word about a federal program to cut people's internet bills. The …


Fact vs. Fiction in CA Recall; Experts Address the Rumors

By Sameea Kamal for CalMatters.Broadcast version by Suzanne Potter for California News Service, reporting for the CalMatters - California News …

Colorado River Flows Once Again to Gulf of California

By Lourdes Medrano for Yes! Media.Broadcast version by Suzanne Potter for California News Service reporting for the YES! Media-Public News Service …


Groups Look to Expand Jaguar Habitat After Victory Against Proposed Mine

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The battle against copper mining the Santa Rita Mountains outside of Tucson continues - even though the feds just handed a …

Experts: Indoor Air Quality is Key as Wildfire Smoke Drives Many Indoors

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. -- Smoke from the massive wildfires, along with the summer heat, is driving millions of Californians indoors, so experts are …


 

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