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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

  • March Unemployment At 11 Year Low In Sacramento

    April 21, 2017

    The greater Sacramento area gained 5,500 jobs between February and March. That helped lower the unemployment rate from 5.1 percent in February to 5.0 percent in March - the lowest March jobless rate since 2006.

  • Calif. Woman Admits Hate Crime In Bacon Left At Davis Mosque

    April 19, 2017

    The Davis woman caught on video earlier this year vandalizing a mosque in Davis pleaded guilty today in Yolo County Superior Court. Thirty-year-old Lauren Kirk-Coehlo also admitted to a hate-crime allegation.

  • Homes Spend Fewer Days On Market

    April 13, 2017

    There was a slight uptick in the number of Sacramento area homes for sale in March. But the market still suffers from low inventory and that's creating more demand. The average days-on-market for homes sold went from 35 in February to 27 in March.

  • Property Taxes On Investment Homes Lower Than Owner Occupied Homes

    April 6, 2017

    Californians who own the home they live in pay more in property taxes - on average - than investors who buy a home and don't live in it. That's according to a new report by ATTOM Data Solutions.

  • Courtesy of Oregon State University / Flickr

    More Sacramento Companies Plan To Hire in Q2

    April 3, 2017

    Most Sacramento companies will be adding workers over the next few months. A poll of Sacramento employers finds 77 percent will be hiring workers between now and June. That's up from 63 percent in the first-quarter of the year.

  • Courtesy of Taylor White / Flickr

    Sacramento Home Prices Still Outpacing Wage Growth

    March 30, 2017

    Home prices continue to outpace wage growth in Sacramento County. The median sales price in the first-quarter was about $293,000, up six percent from a year ago. While wages only went up five percent.

  • Immigration Community Forum In Sacramento Draws Protesters, Supporters

    March 28, 2017

    Update 7:45 p.m.: A community forum on immigration with the head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Thomas Homan and Sheriff Scott Jones drew supporters, and protesters.

  • 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.