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2010-06-21 12:00:00

VIDEO SOUND FOOTAGE AVAILABLE (INFORMATION AT BOTTOM OF RELEASE) WASHINGTON, June 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A growing number of states are stepping up efforts to expand high-quality broadband--or high-speed Internet--in the wake of the federal government's national plan and the availability of stimulus funds, according to a new report released today by the Pew Center on the States.

2009-12-16 10:50:00

Analysis finds that Oregon spent more than $9.7 million on voter registration during the 2008 election WASHINGTON, Dec.

2009-07-30 10:06:00

NEW ORLEANS, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Entergy (NYSE: ETR) and the Pew Center on Global Climate Change today launched a new Web site (www.entergy.com/makeanimpact) that is designed to help visitors take action in reducing their carbon footprints.

2009-03-24 10:32:00

Openness, Long-Term Planning Recommended for Future Public-Private Infrastructure Partnerships PHILADELPHIA, March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The unsuccessful effort last year to lease the Pennsylvania Turnpike to private investors provides valuable lessons for other cash-strapped states seeking to fund their highways and bridges, according to a new report by the Pew Center on the States.

2009-01-06 11:08:00

Military voters overseas from half of U.S. states face challenges casting votes WASHINGTON, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One-third of all U.S.

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2005-08-26 14:25:00

U.S. trading of heat-trapping greenhouse gas emission contracts could eclipse the European Union's $37 billion market, but only if the federal government imposes mandatory limits, experts say.


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