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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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Northwestern Researchers Honored by Pew Charitable Trusts
The Pew Charitable Trusts have honored two Northwestern University biomedical researchers.
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.
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.
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.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
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.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
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.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
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.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
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.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
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.
Pew Names 10 Latin American Biomedical Fellows
The Pew Charitable Trusts named 10 researchers as Latin American Fellows in the Biomedical Sciences on Tuesday.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
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.
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.
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.
U.S. Manufacturing Making a Comeback
Here's a news flash: The death of U.S. manufacturing has been greatly exaggerated.