July 20, 2019

    Report Shows Continuing Decline of Manufacturing Jobs

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – A new report documents the shift of manufacturing jobs away from Northeastern states as the manufacturing sector…
    July 20, 2019

    New Report Spotlights State-Level Divides on Abortion Policy

    ALLENTOWN, Pa. – A mid-year report from the Guttmacher Institute on abortion access in the United States puts the state-level…
    July 19, 2019

    Birth Workers Call for Expanded Coverage of Pregnant Women, Doulas

    [STORY UPDATED 7/09/19] RICHMOND, Va. – Virginia’s Medicaid agency has launched a new outreach program to help lower the maternal…
    July 18, 2019

    Mountain Valley Pipeline Protest Ends in Arrest

    SUMMERS CO., W.Va. – Protests against the Mountain Valley Pipeline continue this week, and Wednesday a man was arrested after…
    July 18, 2019

    VA National Park Sites Wait for Funding to Make Repairs

    WINCHESTER, Va. – The aging national parks are in need of repairs and maintenance, and a bill to fund that…
    July 17, 2019

    Tennesseans Losing Medicaid; State Hasn’t Bounced Back from Software Failure

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee is one of three states in the country with the sharpest drop in Medicaid enrollment between…
    July 16, 2019

    In Shelby County, a Push to Reduce Youth Solitary Confinement

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A juvenile detention center in Shelby County has reduced the use of solitary confinement among children in…
    July 14, 2019

    Eyes on NC State Court After SCOTUS Gerrymandering Decision

    RALEIGH, N.C. – The fight for fair congressional maps continues at the state level, despite the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent…
    July 13, 2019

    NC Senate Passes Bill Requiring Law Enforcement to Cooperate with ICE

    RALEIGH, N.C. – North Carolina legislators have passed House Bill 370, which, if enacted into law, would force county sheriffs…
    July 13, 2019

    New App Aims to Increase Access to Suicide-Prevention Resources

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network has launched a smartphone app that helps connect users to local mental-health…
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