5 Years Later: Sea Animals Still Reeling From Oil Spill
April 2, 2015
BATON ROUGE, La. – It was five years ago this month that the Deepwater Horizon oil spill occurred, and studies are still ongoing regarding its impacts on the environment.
While BP has released a report highlighting the Gulf's resilience, the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) has issued a ...
Nurses Take a Stand at the Supreme Court to Defend Patients
March 2, 2015
WASHINGTON – Nurses from across the country are speaking out for their patients as the U.S. Supreme Court hears the King v. Burwell case on Wednesday. Supporters of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) say the case threatens the health and financial security of millions of working Americans by ...
Good News and Bad News for Child Poverty in D.C.
February 26, 2015
WASHINGTON, D. C. — New research shows that when child poverty is measured using modern-day expenses and recognizing the assistance that families receive through government programs, the rate is cut nearly in half in Washington, D.C. - going from 50 percent to 28 percent. ...