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  • State budget crisis deepens

    State budget crisis deepens

    May 22, 2003 By David Eisenhower

    In her analysis of “The State Fiscal Crisis” for the Center for Budget Priorities, Lisa McNichol reveals the dimensions of the most serious budget crisis in decades.

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  • Innovative Maine Rx plan gets boost

    Innovative Maine Rx plan gets boost

    May 22, 2003

    WASHINGTON – In a preliminary victory for consumers, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 6-to-3 decision, has lifted the injunction that had put Maine’s innovative effort to reduce the cost of prescription drugs on hold. Drug...

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  • Over 100 cities challenge Patriot Act

    Over 100 cities challenge Patriot Act

    May 22, 2003

    Civil liberties groups hailed passage yesterday evening of a pro-civil liberties resolution by the Baltimore City Council, making the largest city in Maryland the 108th community nationwide to officially express concern over unnecessary erosions of basic...

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  • Illinois seniors rally for prescription drug relief

    Illinois seniors rally for prescription drug relief

    May 16, 2003 By Rosita Johnson

    SPRINGFIELD – Hundreds of senior citizens from every corner of Illinois converged on the State Capitol in Springfield on April 30 to demand passage of the Senior Citizens Drug Discount Plan. Wearing their Illinois Alliance for...

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  • Students read-in for books not bombs

    Students read-in for books not bombs

    May 16, 2003

    Students from Philadelphia high schools and colleges weren’t about to let studying for finals get in the way of their participation in the National Youth and Students Peace Committee (NYSPC) May 6 “Books Not Bombs” Day...

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