Adam Goldstein is the D.C. Bureau intern for States Newsroom. Goldstein is a graduate student at the University of Missouri School of Journalism, studying digital reporting. He is originally from San Francisco, and loves swimming, cooking, and the San Francisco 49ers.
State medical cannabis programs failing to make enough progress, advocacy group finds
By: Adam Goldstein - February 3, 2023
WASHINGTON — A report from a patient advocacy group found the future of medical cannabis in the states is hazy unless costs are decreased, product safety standards are improved, and civil rights are strengthened for patients and prescribers. Americans for Safe Access issued its annual State of the States report on Thursday. The organization, a nonprofit, has […]
USDA to use outdoors recreation to boost economy around national forests, grasslands
By: Adam Goldstein and Cassie Miller - January 31, 2023
The USDA program is an acknowledgement from the government about the clear economic benefits of the outdoor recreation sector for rural areas, Chris Perkins, the senior director at the industry and nonprofit coalition group Outdoor Recreation Roundtable, said.
Teachers would get $60K minimum salary under bill in Congress making grants to states
By: Adam Goldstein - January 27, 2023
The bill includes a cost-of-living adjustment that would peg teacher salaries to inflation.
Postal service on-time performance similar in rural, urban areas, report finds
By: Adam Goldstein - January 24, 2023
Pa. was among the locales where USPS periodical deliveries occurred 5% or more frequently in rural areas than urban areas.