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01:31 min | 1 year ago

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"Flipped. The more town is coming says. Most large metropolitan areas voted democrats in office but more feel work as needed in smaller communities to reach black. And latino voters and finally are are tells us how many conversations can be stressful in the air filled with misinformation and disinformation about the election. The pandemic and racial protests experts. Say folks can use compassion to make these little easier at the thanksgiving. Bridget todd with the group ultraviolet points out that distortion spread on social media by playing on people's fears mistrust of other groups. She says families can approach relatives. Who may have been misled with empathy using verified facts and avoiding escalation and much of. That can be hard as much as you don't want to talk about holidays. And i i have my own wild cousins posting wild stuff in the family group chat. I think that it's really important that we remember that in critical role that just being a trusted source of accurate information is in the fight to curb this information. She says she tracked social media. Campaigns that spread mistrust in communities of color about mail in ballots and facebook says it posted warnings of more than one hundred and fifty million posts which we march in september as part of its effort to protect election integrity. I'm diane bernard and this advisory to fellow broadcasters. The mothership declared a day off for thanksgiving. But we will return first thing on friday. This is my clifford. Public news service member and listener supported and always online at.

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02:12 min | 1 year ago

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"Diane bernard a center in memphis run by goodwill industries aims to fill the resource gap for adults seeking to earn their high school diplomas. Thirty two million adults nationwide have dropped out of high school and its estimated. Three million or will drop out each year. Betsy delgado's vice president at goodwill. She fills the push to get high. School grads into college often means not graduate overlook in many parts of the country especially roller. Is this population. Could be critical workforce solution and i do think if because a lot of focuses on post secondary. I think people don't understand. Sometimes that there are folks. That can't access post-secondary because they don't have their high school diploma data points out. The exile center is free to attend and offers free childcare and counselling and finally now marches and tells us this week arizona. Regulators will consider changes to the state's energy goals to bring those policies closer in line with those of other western states. The arizona corporation commission tentatively has approved a plan requiring the states regulated utilities to produce all of their power from carbon free sources. Twenty fifty the plan sets interim goals of cutting carbon emissions in half by twenty thirty five and by three quarters in twenty forty diane brown with the arizona. Public interest research group education fund says the new regulations track many of the guidelines. Her group opposed a recent primer a guide to energy in arizona by moving forward to extend and expand arizona's energy efficiency standard. Our state will continue to be at the forefront of energy efficiency policies across the country. This is mike clifford. Four public news service member illicit supported heard on.

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"The pandemic on all fronts they might have had underlying health conditions that lead to higher rates of not only sickness, but actually that's during the panic and a lot. Of that does have systemic roots and just lack of access to regular food or healthcare acres. Group is calling on Congress to boost snap benefits formerly known as food stamps by fifteen percent for the foreseeable future and continue emergency pandemic allotments. She says, Congress also needs to prioritize food assistance in any Kovic relief package I'm Diane Bernard. The survey also finds that hugger remains a top concern.

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02:36 min | 1 year ago

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"Voting is subject to fraud but Nancy Lifer with the Montana League of women voters refutes that idea and says lawsuits like this caused confusion and could influence some folks not to vote this kind of thing throws suspicion into people's. Minds about well Oh gosh. Is it really safe or isn't it and of course, the thing about Montana is Montana has a very, very safe voting system and there's absolutely no reason to be questioning it. Forty five of the state's fifty six counties have opted to offer a mail in ballot. US District Judge Dana Christianson promises to make speedy decision in the case before the Tober night deadline to send out all the mail. In ballots I'm Diane Bernard 2017 Seventeen State report found that allegations of mail in voter fraud during a Montana special election that year were inflated and represented. Only a small portion of the votes were actually cast some folks in Michigan convicted of drug offenses facing lifelong punishments under the law that are not directly related to their crimes. The state permanently bands those would felony convictions from two or more separate drug related crimes. From food assistance available under the Federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program State Senate minority. Leader Juvenile of Flint introduced a bill to repeal the ban. He contends it's a matter of fairness as no other crime triggers such denial dangling food over person's head and taken away from their family and their children are themselves that they're trying to reform themselves and get out of a dangerous cycle seems to me to be unusually cruel and unnecessary. Show full building for snap benefits reduces the probability that someone with a drug conviction will return to prison within a year by about thirteen percent. This is PMS. Arkansas poverty rate trending downward over the past few years. But since pandemic is GONNA sharp rise and hardship across the state according to the latest data from the Census Bureau's American community survey between two thousand, eighteen in two thousand, nineteen Arkansas's poverty rate dipped slightly to sixteen point, two percent and median household income increased senior policy analyst at the Arkansas Center for children and families. Bruno, showers says the data offers a scenario that paints a bleak picture for residents especially Black Latino indigenous and immigrant households hardest hit by the corona virus or federal delegation really needs to step up when one quarter of ARKANSANS are having trouble paying rent when more than one in five or having trouble eating their kids. He says, housing relief is a critical issue, the survey. found..

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02:43 min | 1 year ago

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"Safe during the pandemic. The GOP claims mail in voting is subject to fraud but Nancy, lifer, with the Montana League of women, voters refutes that idea and says lawsuits like this caused confusion and could influence. Some folks not to vote this kind of thing throws suspicion into people's minds about well, oh. Gosh. Is it really safer? Isn't it and of course, the thing about Montana is Montana has a very, very safe voting system and there's absolutely no reason to be questioning it. Forty five of the state's fifty six counties have opted to offer male in Belet US District Judge Dana Christianson promises to make a speedy decision in the case before the October night deadline to send out all the mail in ballots. I'm Diane Bernard, a seventeen state report found that allegations of in voter fraud during a Montana special election that year were inflated and represented. Only a small portion of the votes were actually cast some folks in Michigan convicted of drug offenses or facing lifelong punishments under the law that are not directly related to their crimes. The state permanently bands those would felony convictions from two or more separate drug related crimes from food assistance available under the Federal Supplemental Nutrition? Assistance Program. State Senate Minority Leader Juvenile. Of Flint introduced a bill to repeal the ban he contends it's a matter of fairness as no other crime triggers such a denial dangling food over person's head and taken away and their family and their children are themselves. They're trying to reform themselves and get out of a dangerous cycle seems to me to be unusually cruel and unnecessary data show full eligibility for snap benefits reduces the probability that someone with a drug conviction will return to prison within a year by about thirteen percent. This is pianist. Arkansas Poverty Rate Twenty Dow over the past few years. But since pandemic has been a sharp rise and hardship across the state according to the latest data from the Census Bureau's American community survey between two thousand, eighteen in two thousand, nineteen Arkansas's poverty rate dipped slightly to sixteen point, two percent and median household income increased senior policy analyst at the Arkansas. Center. For children and families, Bruno showers says, the data offers a scenario that paints a bleak picture for residents especially black. Latino. Indigenous and immigrant households hardest hit by the coronavirus or federal delegation really needs to step up when one quarter walking INS are having trouble paying rent when more than one in five or having. Trouble feeding their kids. He says, housing relief is a critical issue survey found this summer eighteen percent of our Hanson's in rental housing.

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"'s. Serve Joy Newscast for August, seventeenth twenty twenty. I'm Mike Clifford. Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Sunday that she will call the house back from its annual summer recess for a vote this week on legislation that will block the postal service from enforcing any changes to policy that was in place at the start of the year that from the New York. Times, they report the house was not scheduled return for votes until September the fourteenth, but the vote will most likely be next weekend on Saturday according to his senior democratic aide familiar with the plans representative Steny Hoyer the majority leader is expected to announce a final. Schedule, sometime. Today and this is USA Today that will determine new guidelines to keep the corona virus and check at a Virginia ice. Facility that's become a hotspot a judge last week ordered immigration authorities to stop transferring people to and from the Farmville ice facility after a lawsuit filed on behalf of the detainees Simon Sandoval Motion Berg with the legal aid. Justice. Center says transfers at Farmville occurred without quarantine or testing, which led to what is considered the worst outbreak of Corona virus at any ice facility in the nation of a judge excoriated ice. For these conditions to be created in the first place, I transferring seventy four detainees from two of the hottest hotspots in the country without actually testing them before doing. So so the judge recognized definitely things are GonNa change quite dramatically in a statement ice officials say the agency is firmly committed to the health and welfare of all those in its custody, and that it is taken extensive precautions to limit the potential spread of covid nineteen. I'm Diane Bernard, and there are urgent calls for legislators to act quickly to ensure all Florida families can beat. Their basic needs during and after the COVID crisis census data show about half a Florida's households include someone who lost income through the pandemic while President Donald Trump issued an executive order to extend emergency unemployment benefits. It was scaled back by half from six hundred to three hundred, leaving it up to states to add an extra hundred dollars trudy. Novicki with Florida impact to end hunger says the federal cutback is discouraging as she looks at the growing needs of Floridians needs are going up snap people applying for food stamps has increased threefold and. It's not ending I'm Trammell Gome state and local governments are facing plummeting revenues due to the crisis. Governor. Rhonda Santa says the State will likely take out a loan to cover Florida's part of the president's executive order. This is P. Ns. Many parts of Iowa now, reeling from last week's line of storms.

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01:58 min | 1 year ago

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"And sixty locations including high schools and can be used by any voter in a county. The move comes after the Republican governor declared this will be a traditional in person election tear Bradford with common cause. Maryland says, it's a victory for local election officials and those who warned against opening. So many polling places during a pandemic Bradford still hopes Hogan will change his mind and call for a male and only vote. The best way to trap the election during times of lease is to mail ballots everyone and still have in person voting as an option for people who may need it but the majority of people most likely want to sell out there valid through the mail just in order to say protect themselves you a to the board of elections on Monday who consider remains very concerned about the plans potential of creating long lines and unsafe conditions with crowds of people forced into too few polling. Places. I'm Diane Bernard finally are Eric Lettuce we've ports Medicaid rolls expected to increase by a half million people in Colorado during the pandemic and that could wreck havoc on the state budget unless Congress Approves Additional Relief Adela Flora's Brennan with Colorado consumer. Health Initiative says one in three Colorado's could turn to Medicaid for health coverage in the near future with the surge in unemployment an loss of employer based health insurance that plays a really critical role in a pandemic because it provides low. Or no cost healthcare to people who need it, and there is no time like the present that better demonstrates why we need healthcare for everybody in Colorado in May the US House passed the heroes. Act which included additional funding for state Medicaid expenses but aid packages stalled in the Senate before Congress adjourned for its August recess President Donald Trump signed a series of executive orders over the weekend promising aid for some Americans but none addressed Medicaid. So Ninety, three, thousand essential. Workers in Colorado and one.

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02:50 min | 1 year ago

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"In West Virginia which now provides health insurance for about one in three residents according to Jessica ice with West Virginians for affordable healthcare. She says if you're collecting unemployment benefits the federal portion of six hundred dollars a week doesn't count towards household income for Medicaid eligibility. A lot of folks don't know what they qualify for so they're not looking to get coverage. Coded crisis has highlighted For a lot of people that there are options out there she says people can find out if they qualify online on the West Virginia navigator website and on the state governments web portal. Wbz PATHS DOT. Org they can find out about other forms of support such as snap through desist. Since I'm Diane Bernard West Virginia's kids have benefited from the Medicaid expansion. Only about three and a half percent of them are now uninsured Latinos in a Washington state community fighting now for fairness in Elections Eric reports in Yakima County members of the county commission have remained white even as he. Latino population has soared Robin Ingo with the immigrant rights group. One America says it's allowing the board to ignore the concerns of the Latino community very flakes white majority in Yakima. County is functionally to win each of those three seep in virtually every election cycle only one. I believe Latina candid. It has one to service eat and Yakima County Commission to missioner's elected countywide. Finally Natty on tells us at Lincoln County asparagus farmer retired. Us BEREANU SPORTY GIVE. Ursel basic income is when he against longtime incumbent Mitch McConnell for the. Us Senate lieutenant colonel. Mike Royer has received the political endorsement of former presidential candidate. Andrew Yang who has said broilers candidacy is a continuation of the movement Yang began. Broiler says many of his neighbors are forced to work other jobs in order to keep their small-scale farm operations running was putting up fence in the headlights of his pickup trucks. Because he has to work off as far. The guy loves farming. He's a great farmer but because he needs care he works off the bar and your income would free people up to do the things that they love. Briar along with Representative Charles Booker of Louisville. And Lieutenant Colonel. Amy Mcgrath are all vying on the democratic ticket to outs McConnell in the November election this is my clifford four public news service. We are member listener supported. And you'll find us her line at public new service DOT. Org The.

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"Provide solar energy for the first time according to Jim Coates in with the Sierra Club but the bill also specifies that no solar farm would reduce the amount of coal fired electricity produced in the state coats and says it's a compromise that at least allows businesses and consumers to choose solar while calming worries about the struggling. Coal Industry concerns about consumers. Right pay her impacts that a more progressive bill might have address last. The bill is a step forward because it does give our utilities a chance to start putting some solar powered electricity into the grid. The legislation moves on to the House. This week. The West Virginia Coal Association oppose it saying it would put more coal miners out of work on. Diane Bernard Finally Mark Bowen tells us the Bank of North Dakota recently celebrated his hundredth anniversary. He tells us. The Nation's only state owned bank continues to have impact across the region. The bank is lauded for its independence from the commercial sector ran. Its ability to benefit people's lives outside of student loans at rarely loans money directly to people or businesses instead it partners with local institutions to leverage the state's deposits in hopes of boosting smaller banks. Rick Labor who heads the North Dakota Bankers Association says the bank has been able to thrive. Because of how it's allowed to operate under the state's purview. He certainly will allow it to take some risks. That a general institution couldn't take risk-taking aside. The bank in North Dakota has had a positive net income every year. Since nineteen sixty six critics questioned the banks connection to agencies and needed resources to take actions like cracking down on protesters. This story was produced with original reporting from Oscar. Perry Avello for Yes media Mike Clifford. Thanks for wrapping up a week with public news service. We are member listener supported and online at public news service DOT.

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"Ninety eight percent of the state's farms are family owned. She says when weather extremes kept many from planting crops this year some gave up rather than wait for another season. South South Dakota this year especially with the weather has three point. Eight six million unplanted acres of land with as more than any other state and some farms didn't get get crops skin at all. In addition to whether problems Casper says the rise in bankruptcies can be traced a low commodity prices and the trade wars including the tariffs on China neighboring Ask States also reported increases in farm bankruptcy Nebraska had thirty seven Minnesota Thirty One and Iowa reported twenty four. The Farm Bureau says overall there were twenty twenty four percent more farm bankruptcy this year than last that was Roz Brown reporting when prison technology company Global Tech Link or GTL announced in October that it was providing hundreds of free electron tablets for West Virginia. Prisons it sounded like a compassionate gesture but the program comes with a hitch. People people who use it have to pay three cents per minute to read e books on the tablets. That's even though the Reading Material Comes from Project Gutenberg a free online source I according to Lydia Welker with the Appalachian Prison Book Project or AP BP hermit usage fees are exploitative way for GTL stay. They're providing free book while charging incarcerated people by the minute to read those books in a statement. GTL CONTENDS IT's tablet e books offer a supplementary facility L. D. Libraries and that is committed to providing secure technology solutions for the corrections industry to improve outcomes for people behind bars. I'm Diane Bernard during the busy holiday season folks across the country will pause to remember fallen veterans as part of a national event Mary Sherman reports from Missouri Zuri unreas- across America Day. This Saturday volunteers in all fifty states will place res on veterans headstones and more than sixteen hundred locations. Eleven seven ceremonies.

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"That ninety eight percent of the state's farms are family owned. She says when weather extremes kept many from planting crops this year some gave up rather than wait for another season. South Dakota this year especially with the weather has three point eight six million Liam unplanted acres of land which is more than any other state and some Franson get crops skin at all. In addition to whether problems Casper says the rise in bankruptcies aicraft sees can be traced a low commodity prices and the trade wars including the tariffs on China Neighboring AG states also reported increases in farm bankruptcy Nebraska had thirty seven seven Minnesota Thirty One and Iowa reported twenty four. The Farm Bureau says overall there were twenty four percent more farm bankruptcies this year than last that was Roz Brown reporting when prison technology company Global Tech Link or GTL announced in October that it was providing hundreds of free electronic tablets for West Virginia Kenya. Prisons it sounded like a compassionate gesture but the program comes with a hitch. People who use it have to pay three cents per minute to read e books on the tablets. That's that's even though. The Reading Material Comes from Project Gutenberg a Free Online source according to Lydia Welker with the Appalachian Prison Book Project or AP AP BP hermit usage fees are exploitative way for GTL Pichet there providing free book while charging incarcerated people by the minute to read those doc in a statement. GTL CONTENDS IT's tablet e books offer a supplement to facility libraries and that it's committed to providing secure technology solutions solutions for the corrections industry to improve outcomes for people behind bars. I'm Diane Bernard during the busy holiday season folks across the country will oh pause to remember fallen veterans as part of a national event Mary Sherman reports from Missouri unreas- across America Day this Saturday volunteers. In all fifty he.

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"Run it all picks up contaminants putting health and daily living in jeopardy ready for public news service. I'm Diane Bernard reported a new interactive map from the National Wildlife Federation called unnatural disasters shows climate. I'm a change in combination with other factors putting at least one million plant and animal species around the world at risk of extinction according to Ed Perry with the Federation's nations climate crisis campaign in Pennsylvania figures from last year show some of those impacts are hitting very close to home. It's affected our state. Fish the brook trout. In our state bird rough grouse he says heavy rain destroys trout habitat and leave standing water where mosquitoes can breed spreading West Nile L. virus that kills many bird species there are economic impacts from climate change is well the federation's map says by October. There had been ten weather and climate climate related events nationwide exceeding one billion dollars in losses in twenty nineteen alone. I'm Andrea Sears. Reporting this is P. N. S.. According to the BBC The central Chinese government is responding to the landside victory for Pro Democracy candidates in local Hong Kong Council elections by by stating that the city will always be ruled from Beijing and warning against further protests. Numerous US states are trying to impose work requirements art on healthy adults in Medicaid. Waivers have been approved in six dates. Niner pending and three have been set aside by the courts in Michigan. Healthcare advocates are are now suing health policy analyst with the Michigan League for Public Policy Amber Bellas Air Contends Medicaid should not be altered in a way that makes it punitive or ineffective. Folks are really already working and potentially have very legitimate reasons for why they are not working and this just adds an additional barrier that is it's not necessary estimates based on how similar work requirements played out in Arkansas. Show that between sixty one thousand one hundred. Eighty three thousand Michigan residents could lose coverage judge. Mary Sherman reporting farming and conservation groups in the Mid West are deeply concerned over the unintended impacts from the herbicide die Cambe Cambe regulators in Arkansas recently relaxed the rules on its use and critics say it's damaging vulnerable crops trees and wildlife while they're calling for several real changes in the regulations. The primary concern is with a one mile buffer zone placed on. Its use Dan. Sherman Conservation Director with Audubon. Arkansas says Campbell is causing being significant damage outside that zone which he believes should be expanded. There was apparent. I can the symptoms on native plants all across Eastern Arkansas. And a lot of the places where we found that damage was within two miles. Mark Richardson reporting in Illinois. Observers are especially concerned that native trees collateral damage from diconsa retired Illinois state. Biologists Martin Kemper says they're seeing injuries to dogwoods sick Moore's and other native trees implants. We're seeing a serious decline in the health of mini trees and we've crossed the threshold of mortality for some three. Take a long time to grow any of the trees that are being injured are keystone species. Sleep provide the orange or well organised a very important food sources volunteers with one monitoring.

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"Up and then abandoned when coal companies folded. She says the water that runs through these systems when they run it all picks up contaminants putting health and daily living in jeopardy for public news service. I'm Diane Bernard Yard reported a new interactive map from the National Wildlife Federation called unnatural disasters shows. Climate change in combination with other factors is putting putting at least one million plant and animal species around the world at risk of extinction according to Ed Perry with the Federation's Climate Crisis Campaign in Pennsylvania Vania figures from last year show some of those impacts are hitting very close to home. It's affected our state. Fish the brook trout and our state bird the rough grouse he says heavy rain destroys trout. Habitat and leaves standing water where mosquitoes can breed spreading West Nile virus. That kills many bird species. There are economic impacts from climate change as well. The federation's map says by October. There had been ten weather and climate related events nationwide exceeding one billion dollars in losses in two thousand nineteen alone. I'm Andrea Sears. Reporting this is P.. Ns according to the BBC The central Chinese the government is responding to the landside victory for Pro Democracy candidates in local Hong Kong Council elections by stating that the city will always be ruled ruled from Beijing and warning against further protests numerous. US states are trying to impose work requirements on healthy adults in Medicaid waivers. Waivers have been approved in six dates nine or pending and three have been set aside by the courts in Michigan. Healthcare advocates are now suing health policy analyst with the Michigan League for public policy in Bella. Zehr contends Medicaid should not be altered in a way that makes it punitive or ineffective. Folks are really already working and potentially have very legitimate reasons for why they are not working and this adds an additional barrier that is not necessary estimates based on how similar work requirements played out in Arkansas. Show that between sixty one thousand and one hundred. Eighty three thousand Michigan residents could lose coverage Mary. Sherman reporting firming and conservation groups in the Midwest are deeply concerned over the unintended impacts from the herbicide die. Cambe regulators in Arkansas recently relaxed the rules on its use and critic say it's damaging vulnerable crops trees and wildlife while they are calling for several changes in the regulations. The primary concern is as with a one mile buffer zone placed on its use Dan Shaima and conservation director with Audubon. Arkansas says dicamba is causing significant damage outside that zone which he he believes should be expanded. There was apparent. I can the symptoms on native plants all across Eastern Arkansas. And a lot of the places where we found that damage Mitch was within two miles mark. Richardson reporting in Illinois. Observers are especially concerned that native trees are collateral damage from Die Cambe retired Indian state. Biologists Martin Kemper says. They're seeing injuries to dogwoods Oak Sycamore and other native trees and plants. We're seeing a serious decline in a health. Elsa mini trees and we've crossed the threshold mortality for some three. Take a long time to grow. Any of the trees that are being injured are keystone species to provide declines for wildlife are messed I is very important food sources volunteers with one monitoring effort Illinois. Say they've documented more than one hundred cases of off target herbicide damage to native trees. He's as well as wildflowers and food. Crops Willie Murphy might be.

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"She says the water that runs through these systems when they run it all picks up contaminants putting health daily living in jeopardy for public news service chiefs. I'm Diane Bernard reported a new interactive map from the National Wildlife Federation called unnatural disasters shows. Climate change in combination with other factors is putting at least one million plant and animal species around the world at risk of extinction according to Perry with the Federation's Climate Crisis Campaign in Pennsylvania figures from last year. Show some of those impacts are hitting very close to home. It's affected our state. Fish the brook trout and our state bird the rough grouse he says heavy rain destroys trout. Habitat and leave standing water where mosquitoes can breed spreading West Nile virus. That kills many bird species there are economic impacts from climate change is well the federation's map says by October. There had been ten weather and climate related events nationwide lied exceeding one billion dollars in losses in twenty one thousand nine hundred alone. I'm Andrea Sears. Reporting this is P. N. S.. According to the BBC see the central. Chinese government is responding to the landslide. Victory for Pro Democracy candidates in local Hong Kong Council elections by stating that the city will will always be ruled from Beijing and warning against further protests. Numerous states are trying to impose work requirements on healthy adults in Medicaid. Waivers have been approved in six dates nine or pending and three have been set aside by the courts in Michigan. Healthcare advocates are now suing health policy analyst with the Michigan League public policy. Ember Zehr contends Medicaid should not be altered in a way that makes punitive or ineffective. Folks are really already working and potentially have very legitimate reasons for why they are not working and this just adds an additional barrier that is not necessary estimates commits based on how similar work requirements played out in Arkansas. Show that between sixty one thousand one hundred. Eighty three thousand Michigan residents could lose coverage Mary. Sherman reporting reporting farming and conservation groups in the Midwest are deeply concerned over the unintended impacts from the herbicide Dyke Cambe regulators in in Arkansas recently relaxed the rules on its use and critics say it's damaging vulnerable crops trees and wildlife while they're calling for several changes in the regulations. The primary concern is with a one mile buffer zone placed on its use Dan Shaima and conservation director with Audubon. Arkansas says dicamba is causing significant damage outside Sidat zone which he believes should be expanded. There was apparent. I can the symptoms on native plants all across eastern Arkansas and the law. The places where we found bound that damage was within two miles. Mark Richardson reporting in Illinois. Observers are especially concerned that native trees are collateral damage from Campbell retired Illinois state. Biologists Martin Kemper says they're seeing injuries to dogwoods sick. Moore's and other native trees and plants. We're seeing serious decline in the health of mini trees. We've crossed the threshold of mortality for some trees. Take a long time to grow any of the oak trees that are being injured are keystone species. They provide declines for for wildlife organised import food sources volunteers with one monitoring effort mill. Annoy say they've documented more than one hundred cases of off target herbicide damage damage to native trees as well as wildflowers food crops. Willie Murphy.

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"And the states department of Health and human resources to develop the survey foster parents can participate at WBZ foster parents dot Org I'm Diane Bernard reporting conservation moves pressing Congress to make good on promises to fully fund the Atlanta Water Conservation Fund Jason O.`Neil is with the Western values project he says Wyoming's national parks public lands are stuck in limbo we've seen a lot of promises made by Western senators but when it comes to the rubber hits road and actually getting it done despite those promises Congress hasn't acted on this critical funds Congress permanently reauthorized the fun back in March but the trump freight containers converted into hydroponic Forbes as an extension of the classroom at idea charter school students learn how to grow leafy Greens and other vegetables deliver their harvest directly to the school cafeteria Carolina Cats Rufus with freight farms says schools are using the farms in part to shift traditional food culture and who've health by giving students nutritious options in the San Antonio idea schools campus they don't use salt or pepper in their cafeteria and they're growing herbs specifically in their farm to make a seasoning the University of North Texas is also using the container farms as allowed for a wide range of hands on learning opportunities in biology organic chemistry nutrition and Culinary Arts as well as business computer science and marketing schools have developed certificate programs and majors around sustainable food production which gives graduates a leg up on joining the growing at tech field or starting their own arm by the way those container farms are also helping Laura's schools overall carbon footprint harvests happened just steps away from.

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05:41 min | 2 years ago

"diane bernard" Discussed on Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network

"Public service still newscast ask for friday august ninth twenty nineteen. I'm mike clifford. Busloads of migrant workers released after ice raids in mississippi also aw our friday rundown gun permit restrictions loosened despite recent mass shootings plus development destroying u._s. landscape at an alarming rate now our top story doses of immigrant workers have been released day after being detained in the largest immigration raid in a decade in the united states dot from the associated press the a._p. Reporting immigrations and custom enforcement officials also notice icee six hundred eighty people arrested in the raids on wednesday but immigration lawyers say by thursday morning about five busloads of people had been released a._o._l. Reports the terms of workers releases were unclear also clear whether any of those released were determined to be living in the country legally ice officials did not return telephone calls as of thursday overstay morning berlin state police announced this week that the state has lifted restrictions on concealed carry gun permits. That's for business owners. The restriction had said business owners were allowed to carry their handguns only went on the job or traveling to or from work with the policy change they will now be able to switch to unrestricted eric permits that allow them to carry handguns at all times lisbon director of the group marylanders to prevent gun violence is outraged at the timing of the new policy z. As the nation reels from to mass shootings just days ago that left more than thirty people did not only that the wrong policy right in the aftermath of these two mass shootings in paso dayton to be doing this now is both tone-deaf and the wrong way to push the issue of gun violence prevention backers. The change say business owners should be able to protect their workers and property botox says research indicates the more permissive policy could lead to more violence in unintentional else shootings. The giffords law center to prevent gun violence gave maryland a grade of eight minus for its gun laws last year ranking them the fourth strongest in the country. This is diane bernard reported in two thousand seventeen maryland had seven hundred forty two firearm related deaths according to the centers for disease control and prevention cheon in the two thousand nineteen legislative session the general assembly advanced gun control laws by bennie bump stocks and other rapid fire trigger activators meantime more than nine hundred people each year in indiana. I'll kill with guns and some experts say the state's got laws are roughly week in terms of restrictions. The state bar's people with a record of domestic violence from purchasing or possessing guns and for choirs retail handgun dealers to obtain a license but indiana legislators could be doing much more says laura coletta managing director of the giffords law center to prevent gun violence. Her organization keeps track of gun. Legislation chen passed in each state and ranks them on an annual scorecard indiana. Every year has not fared well in our scorecard. It receives a d. Mina and the reason for that is because it really has very few laws on the books to curb gun violence in congress republican representative. Susan brooks of indianapolis has pointed out out that indiana has a so-called red flag law enacted in two thousand five which allows police to temporarily take guns away from people who are believed to be a danger to through themselves or others. Still guns are the second leading cause of death for children in indiana. I'm not a ramlan environmental groups. Dow say monday's explosion. Is that a pumping station long the mirror east to gas pipeline highlights regulatory flaws and a lack of oversight of the project. Here's andreas years. The the explosion at the boot road pump station shook homes and rattled windows half a mile away sonoko owner of the pipeline said it was a backfire similar to a car backfiring that there was no release of liquid and no danger to the public but joseph mynatt who had see clear council calls mariner east to the poster posterchild for what's wrong with the way the commonwealth deals with pipelines. The building out of natural gas infrastructure in pennsylvania is not being monitored properly happily. It's not being permited properly. It's not being regulated properly. Sonoko says the pipeline meets or exceeds both state and federal pipeline safety regulations and the clean air council has called on governor..

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"diane bernard" Discussed on Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network

Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network

05:39 min | 2 years ago

"diane bernard" Discussed on Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network

"He publicly service still use cash for friday august ninth twenty nineteen. I'm i'm mike clifford. Busloads of migrant workers released after ice raids in mississippi also off our friday rundown gun permit restrictions loosened despite recent mass shootings plus development destroying u._s. landscape at an alarming rate now our top story doses of immigrant workers have been and released today after being detained in the largest immigration raid in a decade in the united states dot from the associated press the a._p. Reporting reporting immigrations and customs enforcement officials also notice icee six hundred eighty people arrested in the raids on wednesday but immigration lawyers. I say by thursday morning about five busloads of people had been released a._o._l. Reports the terms of the workers releases were unclear also unclear whether any of those was released were determined to be living in the country legally ice officials did not return telephone calls as of thursday morning maryland state police announced this week that the state has lifted restrictions on concealed carry gun permits. That's for business owners. The restriction had said business owners were allowed to carry their handguns only went on the job or traveling to or from work with the policy change. They will now be able to switch to unrestricted permits that allow them to carry handguns. At all times uh-huh liz banga director of the group marylanders to prevent gun violence is outraged at the timing of the new policy as the nation reels from to mass shootings just days ago that left more than thirty people did not only that the wrong policy right in the aftermath of these two mass shootings in paso in dayton to be doing us now is both tone death and the wrong way to push the issue of gun violence prevention backers of the change say business owners should be able to protect their workers awesome property botox says research indicates the more permissive policy could lead to war violence and unintentional shootings. The giffords law center to prevent gun violence. Silence gave maryland a grade of eight minus for its gun laws last year ranking the fourth strongest in the country. This is diane bernard reported in two thousand seventeen seventeen maryland had seven hundred forty two firearm related deaths according to the centers for disease control and prevention in the twenty nineteen legislative session the general assembly advanced gun control laws by bennie bump stocks and other rapid fire trigger meantime more than nine hundred people each year in indiana the anna or killed with guns and some experts say the state's got laws are relatively weak in terms of restrictions the state bar's people with a record of domestic violence from from purchasing or possessing guns and requires retail handgun dealers to obtain a license but indiana legislators could be doing much more says laura coletta aleta managing director of the giffords law center to prevent gun violence. Her organization keeps track of gun. Legislation passed in each state and ranks them on an annual scorecard scorecard indiana..

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