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Ways to approach SNAP locally

Income inequality and food insecurity have been a long-standing issue not only for the campaign trail, but for many Americans. In 2018, 11.1% of households were determined as “food insecure,”

Localizing employment policy issues

While on the campaign trail this fall, Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren shared a story about getting fired for being pregnant. That was in 1971, seven years before Congress passed the

Localizing the business of campaign memorabilia

The 2020 presidential election is less than a year away, so yard signs, buttons, bumper stickers, and other memorabilia are already out in full force. Thanks to inexpensive print on

How ‘secure’ is the retirement savings bill?

Business reporters can get ahead of the competition by advancing this personal finance story that will be making headlines in the fall. Retirement experts believe that U.S. workers could soon

Check a subject’s political connections

We’re coming up—again!—on an election cycle which has become practically a full-time business. This is a period where political reporters have at it. A run-up to an election is also

Covering government shutdowns

Government shutdowns take place when appropriation bills or continuing resolutions that would fund the government aren’t passed. These temporary funding gaps can have a major impact on the economy. They

How to report on the Green New Deal

The Green New Deal proposes investing in more green jobs and technology in hopes of combating climate change. The U.S. is one of of the top emitter of carbons, just

Reporting on the business of campaign literature

The midterms are finally here. Over the past few months, campaigns have handed out countless number of pamphlets and other forms of campaign material to encourage voters.  Campaign literature includes

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