Author: Olivia Cohen

Where the US stands on migrant laws

In a sweeping decision, the US Supreme Court rejected two conservative states’ push to enforce more aggressive law enforcement initiatives against undocumented immigrants.  The ruling in late June marked a major win to the Biden administration, as the 8-1 decision revives the president’s immigration guideline. Justice Samuel Alito was the only dissenter.  Missouri was one

‘Publishers can only do so much by themselves’

Growing up in rural Iowa, Becky Vonnahme didn’t have access to many local news sources. Now, as part-time executive director of the Western Iowa Journalism Foundation, Vonnahme has discovered why. Small publications, like small businesses, have a hard time getting funded. After all, ad sales alone just don’t support local journalism anymore. The foundation works