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INSTITUTE INDEX: Is a nuclear disaster unfolding in Florida?

February 26, 2014 - Critical equipment at Florida Power & Light's St. Lucie nuclear plant on the Atlantic Coast near Fort Pierce, Fla. is showing worrisome signs of premature wear and tear -- a problem similar to one that resulted in a radioactive release at California's San Onofre nuclear plant, leading to its permanent shutdown.

True the Vote denied entry into Texas voter ID trial

December 18, 2013 - A federal judge has blocked a conservative group that's been accused of voter intimidation from intervening to defend Texas' voter ID law from a Justice Department lawsuit. What does that mean for a similar group trying to intervene in the Justice's lawsuit against North Carolina's restrictive new voting law?

Young voters face a heavy 'time tax'

November 22, 2013 - A new report finds that young voters, and particularly young voters of color in the South, faced the longest lines in order to cast their ballots in 2012. Voting rights advocates have dubbed the long wait a "time tax," which some are unable to pay.