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PNS Daily News - April 24, 2014 


Among the issues featured on our nationwide rundown; new details on FCC proposed plans for net neutrality and your access to the internet fast lane; educators consider alternative methods to increase racial diversity on campus in response to the Supreme Court; and “Earth Week” efforts to boost the number of solar powered homes.

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IMAGE: The Money Out/Voters In Coalition is a sponsor of California Senate Bill 1272, which seeks to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United ruling that found restricting political spending by corporations violated free speech. Image courtesy: MOVI\
Thursday, April 24, 2014
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Political watchdog groups are heading out on the road to rally for a state initiative that supports limits on political spending by corporations. The Overturn Citizens United Act (SB 1272) would ask California voters to ...Read More
PHOTO: The Listening Project team will survey people in Carroll and Columbiana to find out how hydraulic fracturing is impacting their lives. Photo credit: Paul Feezel.\
Thursday, April 24, 2014
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Some of those most impacted by the fracking boon in Ohio have a chance to share their stories. Volunteers with the Listening Project are surveying residents of two of the most heavily drilled counties, Columbiana and ...Read More
Thursday, April 24, 2014
HARTFORD, Conn. – Connecticut may not be the most welcoming or cost-effective state for natural gas fracking, but conservation advocates are nevertheless sending an Earth Week message to ban fracking waste from entering the state. It has been ...Read More
Thursday, April 24, 2014
NEW YORK – As the nation celebrates Earth Week, New York conservation advocates are applauding a new move by the governor to improve groundwater protection – even during super storms. Marci Bortman, director of conservation programs for ...Read More
PHOTO: The number of payday loans in Minnesota has more than doubled over the past five years, with the average borrower taking out 10 loans. Photo credit: Teresa Boardman/Flickr\
Thursday, April 24, 2014
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota lawmakers are expected to take up legislation today to reform the rules around payday lending in the state. Supporters say the proposal would help protect consumers from over-the-top interest rates and fees ...Read More