A majority of parents in the U.S. work outside the home. That means about 12 million children across the country require care. A new report ranks states on cost, quality and availability of child care - and says nobody is getting it right.
Nationwide unemployment is at a nine-year high and U.S. cities have spent $3 billion on security since September 11th. Diane talks with mayors and listeners around the country about how the state of the economy is affecting communities and individuals.
- Mayor James Rutherford Flint, MI
- Gov. Pat McCrory Charlotte, NC
- Mayor Jerry Cummings "Walla Walla WA"
- David Leonhardt reporter, New York Times
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