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Philly.com
Badly behaved 'service dogs' and owners prompt states to take actionZemaitis said, is the creation of a national certification program and registry
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
Zemaitis said, is the creation of a national certification program and registry for legitimately trained service dogs. “This is the beginning of a much larger conversation we need to have.” Stateline is an initiative of The Pew Charitabl... Read more
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Missoulian
Collaborators’ chickens come home to roostDriven by millions of dollars from foundations such as the PEW Charitable Trust
Missoulian / Posted yesterday
Driven by millions of dollars from foundations such as the PEW Charitable Trusts, which derived its money from Sunoco Oil, money-hungry conservation organizations flocked to the foundation handouts while masquerading as “grassroots” non-profits. The... Read more
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Gulf News
Drive for giant new marine sanctuary in Antarcticathis year would significantly move the needle toward a full MPA network by 2020
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
this year would significantly move the needle toward a full MPA network by 2020,” said Andrea Kavanagh, director of The Pew Charitable Trusts’ Antarctic and Southern Ocean work.Plans were set out in 2009 to establish a series of MPAs in the... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
California law will require diaper changing stations in men's, women's bathroomsbusinesses. A release from Calderon's office said the balance of parental resp
KGTV San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
businesses. A release from Calderon's office said the balance of parental responsibilities has continued to change, citing Pew Charitable Trusts research that dads spending three times the amount of time with their kids since 1965. "Our policies... Read more
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The Hill
Americans need an environment that supports building financial securityshowing more than 40 percent of U.S. adults have difficulty making ends meet.
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
showing more than 40 percent of U.S. adults have difficulty making ends meet. The CFPB’s findings are consistent with The Pew Charitable Trusts’s own research, which finds a third of households have no money they consider savings, and 40 percent... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Payday lending should be restrictedin Kansas, you’ll be slapped with an interest rate of 391 percent. Alex Horowit
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
in Kansas, you’ll be slapped with an interest rate of 391 percent. Alex Horowitz is a consumer finance researcher with the Pew Charitable Trusts, and he explains just how bad this deal is for borrowers: “So in dollar terms, somebody who borrows... Read more
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Market Watch
Why ‘nudging’ works: People need a push when it comes to retirement savingspolicymakers are establishing programs to expand access to retirement savings p
Market Watch / Posted 6 days ago
policymakers are establishing programs to expand access to retirement savings programs. A recent survey of workers by the Pew Charitable Trusts shows that they favor these state savings programs if their employers do not provide one. As part of... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
U. professor to track cancer cells with grant from Pew Research Centerbecause of the many diverse research fields represented,” said Kara Coleman, pr
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
because of the many diverse research fields represented,” said Kara Coleman, project director of biomedical programs at the Pew Charitable Trusts. “Researchers are exposed to all different types of research, questions, perspectives and ideas from... Read more
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Miami New Times
After Herald Catches Prison Guards Running Child "Fight Clubs," State Attacks Reporters— but neglects to mention that crime, overall, is at a 30-year-low both state-
Miami New Times / Posted 6 days ago
— but neglects to mention that crime, overall, is at a 30-year-low both state- and country-wide. The DJJ noted that the Pew Charitable Trusts recently gave the Florida child detention system an award for implementing "evidence-based" programming... Read more
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Miami New Times
After Herald Catches Prison Guards Running Child "Fight Clubs," State Attacks Reporters— but neglects to mention that crime, overall, is at a 30-year-low both state-
Miami New Times / Posted 6 days ago
— but neglects to mention that crime, overall, is at a 30-year-low both state- and country-wide. The DJJ noted that the Pew Charitable Trusts recently gave the Florida child detention system an award for implementing "evidence-based" programming... Read more
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Philly.com
What soda-tax showdown in Chicago area might mean for Phillythe repeal, 44 percent said they felt strong support for a repeal. Before the
Philly.com / Posted 8 days ago
the repeal, 44 percent said they felt strong support for a repeal. Before the tax went into effect, a survey by the Pew Charitable Trusts found that 54 percent of Philadelphians supported the tax. And a national poll by Harvard University... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Area police ramp up recruitment effortsthe country face manpower shortages because of low pay, baby-boomer retirements
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
the country face manpower shortages because of low pay, baby-boomer retirements and recruitment troubles, according to Pew Charitable Trusts Research and Analysis. Departments in Northwest Arkansas have averaged a 65 percent increase in... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Federal agency cracks down on payday lenderssome 12 million people borrow a total of $50 billion, spending some $7 billion
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 11 days ago
some 12 million people borrow a total of $50 billion, spending some $7 billion on interest and fees alone, according to The Pew Charitable Trusts. An estimated 16,000 payday loan stores operate in the U.S. across 35 states, with hundreds more such... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Federal agency cracks down on payday lenderssome 12 million people borrow a total of $50 billion, spending some $7 billion
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 11 days ago
some 12 million people borrow a total of $50 billion, spending some $7 billion on interest and fees alone, according to The Pew Charitable Trusts. An estimated 16,000 payday loan stores operate in the U.S. across 35 states, with hundreds more such... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Federal regulator clamps down on payday lending industryneed for small dollar, short-term loans. Roughly 12 million people took out a p
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 11 days ago
need for small dollar, short-term loans. Roughly 12 million people took out a payday loan in 2010, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts. And there's a concern that those who use payday loans might turn to other high-cost ways of making... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Federal regulator clamps down on payday lending industryneed for small dollar, short-term loans. Roughly 12 million people took out a p
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 11 days ago
need for small dollar, short-term loans. Roughly 12 million people took out a payday loan in 2010, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts. And there’s a concern that those who use payday loans might turn to other high-cost ways of making... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Washington takes on payday loan industryneed for small dollar, short-term loans. Roughly 12 million people took out a p
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 11 days ago
need for small dollar, short-term loans. Roughly 12 million people took out a payday loan in 2010, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts. And there's a concern that those who use payday loans might turn to other high-cost ways of making... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Washington takes on payday loan industryneed for small dollar, short-term loans. Roughly 12 million people took out a p
FOX Carolina / Posted 11 days ago
need for small dollar, short-term loans. Roughly 12 million people took out a payday loan in 2010, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts. And there's a concern that those who use payday loans might turn to other high-cost ways of making... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Washington takes on payday loan industryneed for small dollar, short-term loans. Roughly 12 million people took out a p
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 11 days ago
need for small dollar, short-term loans. Roughly 12 million people took out a payday loan in 2010, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts. And there's a concern that those who use payday loans might turn to other high-cost ways of making... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Washington takes on payday loan industryneed for small dollar, short-term loans. Roughly 12 million people took out a p
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 11 days ago
need for small dollar, short-term loans. Roughly 12 million people took out a payday loan in 2010, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts. And there's a concern that those who use payday loans might turn to other high-cost ways of making... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Washington takes on payday loan industryneed for small dollar, short-term loans. Roughly 12 million people took out a p
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 11 days ago
need for small dollar, short-term loans. Roughly 12 million people took out a payday loan in 2010, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts. And there's a concern that those who use payday loans might turn to other high-cost ways of making... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Washington takes on payday loan industryneed for small dollar, short-term loans. Roughly 12 million people took out a p
WSMV Nashville / Posted 11 days ago
need for small dollar, short-term loans. Roughly 12 million people took out a payday loan in 2010, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts. And there's a concern that those who use payday loans might turn to other high-cost ways of making... Read more
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New York Magazine
Trump’s New Flood Insurance Plan Is (Surprisingly) Sensibleand people living in flood-risk areas,” said Laura Lightbody, director for the
New York Magazine / Posted 11 days ago
and people living in flood-risk areas,” said Laura Lightbody, director for the Flood-Prepared Communities project at the Pew Charitable Trusts in Washington. “We want less people in harm’s way, and less development in these coastal areas and... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Environmental groups welcome marine protection announcementannouncement by Niue, and call on NZ to up its gameKermadec Campaign Partners W
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
announcement by Niue, and call on NZ to up its gameKermadec Campaign Partners WWF-New Zealand, Forest & Bird and The Pew Charitable Trusts welcomed the Niue government’s announcement today that it plans to create a large marine protected area... Read more
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Reuters
New U.S. rule on payday loans to hurt industry, boost banks: agencyloans, and they can do it at prices that are six times lower than payday loans,
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
loans, and they can do it at prices that are six times lower than payday loans,” said Nick Bourke, director of the Pew Charitable Trusts’ consumer finance project. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency on Thursday lifted... Read more
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Market Watch
The CFPB is shutting down a lot of payday loans — where will consumers go next?next direct electronic deposit. Some 12 million Americans take out payday loan
Market Watch / Posted 11 days ago
next direct electronic deposit. Some 12 million Americans take out payday loans each year, according to the nonprofit Pew Charitable Trusts, a nonprofit based in Philadelphia. But those consumers also spend $9 billion on loan fees, according... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Federal regulator clamps down on payday lending industryneed for small dollar, short-term loans. Roughly 12 million people took out a p
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
need for small dollar, short-term loans. Roughly 12 million people took out a payday loan in 2010, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts. And there’s a concern that those who use payday loans might turn to other high-cost ways of making... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Federal regulator clamps down on payday lending industryneed for small dollar, short-term loans. Roughly 12 million people took out a p
Darien News-Review / Posted 12 days ago
need for small dollar, short-term loans. Roughly 12 million people took out a payday loan in 2010, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts. And there's a concern that those who use payday loans might turn to other high-cost ways of making... Read more
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CBS News
Federal agency cracks down on payday lenderssome 12 million people borrow a total of $50 billion, spending some $7 billion
CBS News / Posted 12 days ago
some 12 million people borrow a total of $50 billion, spending some $7 billion on interest and fees alone, according to The Pew Charitable Trusts. An estimated 16,000 payday loan stores operate in the U.S. across 35 states, with hundreds more such... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Federal regulator clamps down on payday lending industryneed for small dollar, short-term loans. Roughly 12 million people took out a p
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 12 days ago
need for small dollar, short-term loans. Roughly 12 million people took out a payday loan in 2010, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts. And there's a concern that those who use payday loans might turn to other high-cost ways of making... Read more
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The Hill
Extreme weather and hurricanes do not mix with offshore drillingHoskins is the campaign director at Oceana, an international ocean advocacy org
The Hill / Posted 14 days ago
Hoskins is the campaign director at Oceana, an international ocean advocacy organization established in 2001 by The Pew Charitable Trusts, Oak Foundation, Marisla Foundation (formerly Homeland Foundation), and the Rockefeller... Read more
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Boston Globe
Minn. dental therapists offer lessons as Mass. weighs expanding role of mid-level providersexciting to see the metrics of real-world dental therapy coming to fruition in
Boston Globe / Posted 17 days ago
exciting to see the metrics of real-world dental therapy coming to fruition in Minnesota,” said Jeremy Crandall, of the Pew Charitable Trusts in Washington. Pew lobbies for dental therapy legislation in states including Massachusetts. Dozens of... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Philly's Drug-Related Homicides Have Doubled in 4 Yearsfive years ago — those being arguments, domestic violence, highway robberies an
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 18 days ago
five years ago — those being arguments, domestic violence, highway robberies and retaliation — according to a new report by Pew Charitable Trusts. One glaring exception: Drug-related killings. Those jumped from 18 percent of all Philadelphia... Read more
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Zero Hedge
What Could Go Wrong? (For Public Pensions, More Than You Know)(GAAP) for state and local governments—will force officials to record healthcar
Zero Hedge / Posted 19 days ago
(GAAP) for state and local governments—will force officials to record healthcare liabilities on their balance sheets. Pew Charitable Trusts estimates the national shortfall will add up to $645 billion. That’s on top of the estimated $1.1... Read more
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Philly.com
Why do we tolerate the mediocrity of Independence Park? | Editorialmajor reboot of the park, and included a thoughtful mall redesign by landscape
Philly.com / Posted 19 days ago
major reboot of the park, and included a thoughtful mall redesign by landscape architect Laurie Olin. The city, state, and Pew Charitable Trusts, among others, took the lead. This season’s opening of the new Museum of the American Revolution is a... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Advocate: North Carolina faces foster care crisisfrom 18 to 21 in hopes of giving children a better shot. As it is now, that fu
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 19 days ago
from 18 to 21 in hopes of giving children a better shot. As it is now, that future is anything but bright. In 2007, The Pew Charitable Trusts released a national study on the effects of aging out of foster care. Among its findings: •One in four... Read more
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Market Watch
How to manage unexpected expensescoming up with $400 to cover an unexpected expense. Even families who have more
Market Watch / Posted 21 days ago
coming up with $400 to cover an unexpected expense. Even families who have more in the bank can flounder. Surveys by The Pew Charitable Trusts found that 51% of families with at least $2,000 in savings reported trouble paying the bills after a... Read more
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Island Packet
For a limited time only, you’ll be allowed to catch this fish in the Lowcountry againhas increased substantially since 2014. Leda Cunningham, manager of ocean cons
Island Packet / Posted 21 days ago
has increased substantially since 2014. Leda Cunningham, manager of ocean conservation in the U.S. South Atlantic for The Pew Charitable Trusts, believes Monday’s decision was “a blow to science-based management.” “We are concerned that the... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Violent crimes in U.S. increase for 2nd straight yearworth of data is not enough to show a trend, said Adam Gelb, director of the Pu
Northwest Herald / Posted 21 days ago
worth of data is not enough to show a trend, said Adam Gelb, director of the Public Safety Performance Project of The Pew Charitable Trusts. “There just aren’t any factors that would strongly indicate continued further increases,” he said.... Read more
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Daily Mail
Detroit overtakes St. Louis as America's most violent cityworth of data is not enough to show a trend, said Adam Gelb, director of the Pu
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
worth of data is not enough to show a trend, said Adam Gelb, director of the Public Safety Performance Project of The Pew Charitable Trusts. 'There just aren't any factors that would strongly indicate continued further increases,' he... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Violence In US Rises For Second Straight Yearworth of data is not enough to show a trend, said Adam Gelb, director of the Pu
CBS Baltimore / Posted 21 days ago
worth of data is not enough to show a trend, said Adam Gelb, director of the Public Safety Performance Project of The Pew Charitable Trusts. “There just aren’t any factors that would strongly indicate continued further increases,” he said.... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Violence in US rises for 2nd straight yearworth of data is not enough to show a trend, said Adam Gelb, director of the Pu
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 21 days ago
worth of data is not enough to show a trend, said Adam Gelb, director of the Public Safety Performance Project of The Pew Charitable Trusts. "There just aren't any factors that would strongly indicate continued further increases," he said.... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
FBI: Violent crime rises in 2016, but remains near historic lowworth of data is not enough to show a trend, said Adam Gelb, director of the Pu
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 21 days ago
worth of data is not enough to show a trend, said Adam Gelb, director of the Public Safety Performance Project of The Pew Charitable Trusts. "There just aren't any factors that would strongly indicate continued further increases," he said.... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Violence in US rises for second straight yearworth of data is not enough to show a trend, said Adam Gelb, director of the Pu
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 21 days ago
worth of data is not enough to show a trend, said Adam Gelb, director of the Public Safety Performance Project of The Pew Charitable Trusts. “There just aren’t any factors that would strongly indicate continued further increases,” he said.... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Violence in US rises for second straight yearworth of data is not enough to show a trend, said Adam Gelb, director of the Pu
Lake Placid News / Posted 21 days ago
worth of data is not enough to show a trend, said Adam Gelb, director of the Public Safety Performance Project of The Pew Charitable Trusts. "There just aren't any factors that would strongly indicate continued further increases," he said.... Read more
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CBS News
FBI: Violent crime rises in 2016, but remains near historic lowworth of data is not enough to show a trend, said Adam Gelb, director of the Pu
CBS News / Posted 21 days ago
worth of data is not enough to show a trend, said Adam Gelb, director of the Public Safety Performance Project of The Pew Charitable Trusts. "There just aren't any factors that would strongly indicate continued further increases," he said.... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Cumberland County has the most foster kids in NC: Nearly 900will better prepare the young adults to live independently. As it is now, that
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
will better prepare the young adults to live independently. As it is now, that future is anything but bright. In 2007, The Pew Charitable Trusts released a national study on the effects of aging out of foster care. Among its findings: •One in four... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Violence in US rises for second straight yearworth of data is not enough to show a trend, said Adam Gelb, director of the Pu
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 21 days ago
worth of data is not enough to show a trend, said Adam Gelb, director of the Public Safety Performance Project of The Pew Charitable Trusts. "There just aren't any factors that would strongly indicate continued further increases," he said.... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Violence in US rises for second straight yearworth of data is not enough to show a trend, said Adam Gelb, director of the Pu
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 22 days ago
worth of data is not enough to show a trend, said Adam Gelb, director of the Public Safety Performance Project of The Pew Charitable Trusts. "There just aren't any factors that would strongly indicate continued further increases," he said.... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Violence in US rises for second straight yearworth of data is not enough to show a trend, said Adam Gelb, director of the Pu
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 22 days ago
worth of data is not enough to show a trend, said Adam Gelb, director of the Public Safety Performance Project of The Pew Charitable Trusts. "There just aren't any factors that would strongly indicate continued further increases," he said.... Read more
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