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Steve Milne

Morning Edition Anchor & Reporter

Steve Milne is the Morning Edition anchor at Capital Public Radio. He's also an award-winning reporter whose work has been heard on NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered as well as Marketplace and The Voice of America.

Milne is a Capital Public Radio veteran. He started as a college intern in the mid 1980s and has been a perennial voice ever since.

While Milne's always had his foot in News, he's also played a big role in CPR's music programming. Milne hosted jazz airshifts for many years and even had a long-running, and popular, Saturday evening program called Global Beat that ended in 2003. It was around that time that he became All Things Considered host. In February of 2009 he moved to Morning Edition. 


    Stories by Steve Milne

  • Paul Sakuma / AP

    California's Unemployment Rate Fell In February

    March 24, 2017

    The California unemployment rate has hit a ten-year low. Federal data shows the rate fell to 5 percent in February. That’s down from 5.2 percent in January and the lowest point since February of 2007.

  • Associação Congregação de Santa Catarina / Flickr

    Education, Health Services Led Sacramento Job Growth In February

    March 24, 2017

    Healthcare and education accounted for most of the job growth in the Sacramento region last month, adding 2,000 jobs. The gains helped bring down the region's unemployment rate from 5.3 percent in January to 5.1 percent in February.

  • Sacramento Not On List Of Best Markets For Buying Single Family Rentals

    March 23, 2017

    If you're thinking about buying rental properties and becoming a landlord, you'd see solid returns on single-family properties in the Midwest, Rust Belt and Southeast ... but not so much in Sacramento.

  • Courtesy of Vanir Group of Companies, Inc.

    Business Journal: Vanir Tower, Chronic Tacos, Woodland Tech Park

    March 17, 2017

    Is Sacramento ready for another high-rise? Analysts say the downtown office market isn't yet a place where new construction is financially feasible. The Sacramento Business Journal's Sonya Sorich has the story and more business news.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    Some Areas Still Saturated With Ads For Unhealthy Products

    March 8, 2017

    More California stores are selling e-cigarettes and fewer stores are selling low or non-fat milk. New data show a discrepancy in the accessibility and marketing of healthy and unhealthy products throughout the state.

  • Phelan M. Ebenhack / AP

    Sacramento Area Unemployment Up In January

    March 3, 2017

    Unemployment in the Sacramento area went up to 5.3 percent in January, an increase from 4.8 percent in December. Labor market analysts say higher unemployment in January is not unusual.

  • McCarty Bill Aimed At Fighting Opioid Addiction

    March 1, 2017

    Democratic State Assemblymember Kevin McCarty of Sacramento wants to impose a one-cent per milligram surcharge on prescription opioids. The fee would pay for drug addiction prevention, treatment and rehabilitation programs.

  • Undocumented Students Urged To Apply For Aid, Colleges Quell Deportation Fears

    February 27, 2017

    Fewer California students are applying for financial aid as the March 2nd Cal Grant deadline approaches. Officials say it's because undocumented students are afraid if they apply, their personal information will be sent to the federal government.

  • Brett K. Snow, Pool / AP Photo

    Air Quality Advocates Worry EPA Waivers At Risk

    February 23, 2017

    California's ability to make its own air quality rules comes from waivers granted by the federal Environmental Protection Agency. Some people are afraid those could be coming to an end. The EPA's new chief has not committed to continuing waivers.

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    District Holds Town Halls In Search For New Leader

    February 21, 2017

    What kind of qualities should Sacramento City Unified School District's next leader have? That's one question SCUSD is posing to the community in a series of town hall meetings starting tonight. A total of seven town halls will be held.