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  • Teens and ECigarette Public Health Concern
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    Teens and E-Cigarette Public Health Concern

    Axios held an in-depth discussion on the increasing trend among teens using e-cigarettes and what policymakers are doing to address the rise. The practice is commonly known as “vaping.” In…

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  • High School Students on ECigarettes
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    High School Students on E-Cigarettes

    Axios held an in-depth discussion on the increasing trend among teens using e-cigarettes and what policymakers are doing to address the rise. The practice is commonly known as “vaping.” In…

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  • FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb Discusses ECigarettes and Public Health Concerns
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    FDA Commissioner on E-Cigarettes and Public Health Concerns

    Axios held an in-depth discussion on the increasing trend among teens using e-cigarettes and what policymakers are doing to address the rise. The practice is commonly known as “vaping.” In…

    3,181 views
  • Childrens Online Privacy
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    Children's Online Privacy

    The Center for Digital Democracy hosted a series of discussions to mark the 20th anniversary of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Senator Edward Markey (D-MA), one of the bill’s…

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  • Washington Journal Nick Sobczyk on Changes to FEMA Disaster Programs
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    Nick Sobczyk on Changes to FEMA Disaster Programs

    E&E News' Nick Sobczyk spoke by phone about Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funding in relation to recently-passed disaster recovery legislation.

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  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on government response to a question about Hurricane Michael and other recent natural disasters: “Are we too reliant on…

    579 views
  • Social Security Administration Nominee Andrew Saul Testifies at Confirmation Hearing
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    Social Security Commissioner Confirmation Hearing

    The Senate Finance Committee considered the nomination of Andrew Saul to head the Social Security Administration. Mr. Saul, a former chair of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board during the…

    859 views
  • Constitution and Persons with Disabilities
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    Constitution and Persons with Disabilities

    In 1990, Congress passed the Americans with Disabilities Act, a civil rights law introduced by former Iowa Senator Tom Harkin. In this program, Mr. Harkin explored the history of laws that…

    150 views
  • View from the States Hawaii Vacation Rental Controversy
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    View from the States: Hawaii Vacation Rental Controversy

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    Hawaiian homes are being converted into vacation rentals, raising questions about the permissibly of the practice in the state and it’s economic impact on housing costs. Honolulu Mayor Kirk…

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  • FEMA Officials Provide Update on Hurricane Michael Response
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    FEMA Briefing on Hurricane Michael

    Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long and officials from other agencies provided reporters with an update on the federal response to Hurricane Michael.

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  • FEMA Officials Provide Update on Hurricane Michael
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    FEMA Briefing on Hurricane Michael

    Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials provided an update on Hurricane Michael. Administrator Brock Long said Hurricane Michael left a lot of devastation behind in the Florida…

    890 views
  • Senate Panel Explores Broadband Challenges in Rural Areas
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    Rural Broadband

    The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee held a hearing on the challenges facing companies working to extend broadband access in rural areas of the U.S. Experts testified…

    440 views
  • Washington Journal Leo Asuncion Discusses Affordable Housing  Homelessness
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    Leo Asuncion on Affordable Housing and Homelessness

    Hawaii Office of Planning Director Leo Asuncion discussed affordable housing and homelessness.

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  • Communicators with David Redl
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    Communicators with David Redl

    David Redl talked about the Trump administration’s spectrum policy. Topics included the status of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) and emergency communications as well as internet…

    177 views
  • Urban School Superintendents Conference Panel Discussion
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    Urban School Superintendents Conference, Panel Discussion

    AASA, the School Superintendents Association and Howard University hosted a panel discussion on challenges faced by urban school superintendents. It was part of AASA’s annual conference for…

    91 views
  • FEMA Briefs on Hurricane Florence Rescue and Recovery Operations
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    Hurricane Florence Response Briefing, FEMA and North Carolina Officials

    Governor Roy Cooper (D-NC), FEMA administrator Brock Long, and North Carolina officials briefed reporters on the impact of Hurricane Florence. The governor said that there were 26 confirmed deaths due to the…

    233 views
  • Hurricane Florence Downgraded to a Tropical Storm
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    Hurricane Florence Briefing

    Officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Health and Human Services (HHS) Department and other federal agencies briefed reporters on the latest actions being taken…

    225 views
  • Washington Journal Michael Greenberger Discusses Federal Disaster Response
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    Michael Greenberger on Federal Disaster Response

    Michael Greenberger, Founding Director of the Center for Health and Homeland Security at the University of Maryland, discussed local, state and federal disaster responses. This interview…

    167 views
  • Democrats Criticize Hurricane Response in Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands
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    House Democrats on Hurricane Preparations

    House Democrats held a news conference to talk about preparations for Hurricane Florence and the recovery efforts on Puerto Rico and in the Virgin Islands from 2017's hurricanes, Irma and Maria.…

    856 views
  • FEMA Officials Provide Update on Hurricane Florence
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    FEMA Briefing on Hurricane Florence

    FEMA and other federal agencies gave an update on Hurricane Florence. As the storm made landfall, officials continued urging the public in affected areas to heed the warnings of local…

    769 views
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