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State Highlights: DOJ Outlines Efforts To Address Rural Safety Crisis In Alaska; Activists File Lawsuit Over New Hampshire’s Treatment Of Mental Health Patients In ERs

Media outlets report on news fro Alaska, New Hampshire, California, North Carolina, Massachusetts, Virginia, Minnesota, Florida, Connecticut, Wisconsin, Georgia, Ohio, Missouri, and Maryland. ProPublica: Justice Department Will Fund More Prosecutors, Jails And Cops In Rural Alaska The U.S. Department of Justice is adding federal prosecutors to pursue cases in remote Alaska towns and villages where… Read More »

Stacey Abrams Hopes Medicaid Expansion Can Be a Winning Issue in Rural Georgia

ATLANTA — For the upscale urban audience at a campaign town hall here, it would have been enough for Stacey Abrams to pitch Medicaid expansion as a moral issue — the health-care-as-human-right argument that appeals to progressives everywhere. Instead, Ms. Abrams, the Democrat in the tossup race for Georgia governor, stuck to the pragmatic line… Read More »