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22 min ago | University City Review

Pew Report Finds Homeownership Down Sharply in Philadelphia: Drop is ...

New analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data by The Pew Charitable Trusts shows that homeownership has declined more in Philadelphia in recent years than in almost any other big city in the country.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Charitable Organizations

4 hrs ago | Government Executive

Pew Study Shows Continued Shifts in Statehouse Reporter Ranks

Two-thirds of American newspapers do not have reporters covering their statehouses, either full- or part-time.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Journalism, Non-Profit

Wed Jul 09, 2014

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Study shows Oklahoma spends least in US on inmate health care

Oklahoma spends the least amount of money on inmate health care when compared to every other state across the United States, a MacArthur Foundation and Pew Charitable Trusts study revealed.

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Related Topix: Prison, Oklahoma, Oklahoma Government, Charitable Organizations

Philly.com

Homeownership in Phila. tumbles, report says

The Avenue of the Arts building , on the corner of Broad and Chestnut, is now a dormitory for students but will be reconstructed this fall.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Charitable Organizations, Foreclosures, Housing, University of Pennsylvania, Temple University

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Health News Digest

State Prison Health Care Spending Trending Down Since Peak

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2014 -- State spending on prisoner health care increased from fiscal years 2007 to 2011, but it is trending downward from its peak in 2009, according to a new report from the State Health Care Spending Project, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Charitable Organizations, John D and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation

The Wichita Eagle

Report: Prison health care costs stabilize

The report from the Pew Charitable Trusts found that in most states, prison health-care spending peaked at $8.2 billion in 2009 after nearly a decade of dramatic increases.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Wichita, KS, Health

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Northwestern University

Northwestern Researchers Honored by Pew Charitable Trusts

The Pew Charitable Trusts have honored two Northwestern University biomedical researchers.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Northwestern University, Genetics, Medicine, Biology

Forbes.com

This Week In Credit Card News: Issuers Pursue Subprime Borrowers,...

Lenders are courting risky credit card borrowers more aggressively than they have since the financial crisis.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Coal Valley News

West Virginia to review juvenile justice sys...

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin joined with justices of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, members of the West Virginia Legislature and representatives of Pew Charitable Trusts to announce a landmark, comprehensive review of West Virginia's juvenile justice system.

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Related Topix: West Virginia, West Virginia Government, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin, Charitable Organizations, Boone County, WV

Thu Jul 03, 2014

West Hawaii Today

Governor signs pair of bills aimed at juvenile offenders

One, House Bill 2490, will focus space at the Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility on Oahu for the state's most serious young offenders while strengthening probation practices to better manage those who have committed lower-level offenses.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Alabama Live

Alabama Medicaid spending isn't growing that fast -- but it's still a major challenge

While Medicaid spending has increased by about 4 percent annually nationwide since 2000, Alabama's annual growth rate has been closer to 3 percent, according to a new analysis of state spending data conducted by the Pew Charitable Trusts.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

NAFCU

Pew: Consumers still confused by overdraft

June 30, 2014 - A 2013 study by The Pew Charitable Trusts shows consumers were still confused about overdraft fees and that a large percentage - though down some from 2012 - would rather be declined a transaction than hit by an overdraft fee.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Packer

School lunch battle expected to be long haul

The battle over nutrition standards for school lunches is expected to last through 2015 and produce industry leaders are marshalling allies to help fight for standards that enjoyed bi-partisan support four years ago.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Charitable Organizations, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator John Hoeven, Education Etc.

Thu Jun 26, 2014

MarketWatch

Americans launch backlash over overdraft fees

Roughly 60% of consumers have taken action - some of it dramatic - after being charged an overdraft fee in the last year, according to a new survey from The Pew Charitable Trusts.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Free Republic

Why Government Pension Funds Became Addicted to Risk

A public pension fund works like this: The government promises to make payments to its employees after they retire; it invests money now and uses those investments, and the returns on them, to make those promised payments later.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Financial Markets, Charitable Organizations

Hispanic Business

Pew Names 10 Latin American Biomedical Fellows

The Pew Charitable Trusts named 10 researchers as Latin American Fellows in the Biomedical Sciences on Tuesday.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

EurekAlert!

UMMS scientist named 2014 Pew Latin American Fellow in the biomedical sciences

Alejandro Vasquez-Rifo, PhD, a postdoctoral scholar at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, was named a 2014 Pew Latin American Fellow in the Biomedical Sciences today by The Pew Charitable Trusts.

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EurekAlert!

Pew grants 22 young scientists support for biomedical research

Philadelphia-Twenty-two outstanding early-career researchers were named Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences today by The Pew Charitable Trusts.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

LA Daily News

Stronger restrictions adopted affecting Californiaa s drift gill net fishery

West Coast fishery managers on Monday adopted stringent regulations against California's swordfish and thresher shark drift gill net fishery, laying the framework to more aggressively limit its bycatch of endangered ocean species.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, Charitable Organizations, Health

Gilmer Mirror

U.S. Manufacturing Making a Comeback

Here's a news flash: The death of U.S. manufacturing has been greatly exaggerated.

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Related Topix: Texas, Charitable Organizations

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