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PNS Daily News - April 16, 2014 


Reports from coast to coast on today’s nationwide rundown including; New Mexico hoping to gain some new jobs as Google gets into the drone business; Western business owners call for action on oil and gas leasing reforms; and many babies across the USA missing out on bonding.

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - State Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg is proposing a new plan for cap-and-trade proceeds that are collected from the state's biggest polluters. Steinberg, D-Sacramento, wants the majority of those revenues to go ...Read More
PHOTO: Director of Illinois Department of Employment Security Jay Rowell says 86 percent of Illinois workers who lost assistance when federal long-term unemployment benefits ended in December are still without work. Photo courtesy of IDES.\
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - New data shows how the reauthorization of federal unemployment assistance could help 64,000 Illinoisans. When federal long-term unemployment benefits ended in December, according to the analysis from the Illinois Department of ...Read More
PHOTO: It's not your typical teen angst. President and CEO of the Indiana Youth Institute, Bill Stanczykiewicz, says a high number of Indiana teens have contemplated or attempted suicide. Photo Credit: IYI.\
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
INDIANAPOLIS - Hoosier children are facing a health crisis, experts say, with almost 20 percent experiencing mental health challenges. Many are not getting the care necessary to help them deal with those issues, said Bill Stanczykiewicz, president ...Read More
PHOTO: The California Fish and Game Commission is considering whether to protect gray wolves under the California Endangered Species Act. A decision may be announced when the commission meets in Ventura on Wednesday. Photo credit: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. \
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
VENTURA, Calif. - Wolf advocates in California are urging policymakers to welcome the animals back to the Golden State. The California Fish and Game Commission is expected to announce Wednesday if gray wolves will be getting protections under the ...Read More
Photo: Sen. Andy Kerr is a co-sponsor of the Reproductive Health Freedom Act. Photo courtesy of: www.andykerr.org\
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
DENVER - Today, the Colorado state Senate will debate the Reproductive Health Freedom Act (SB175). Supporters say if passed, the landmark legislation would safeguard women's reproductive health decisions and prevent passage of anti-choice laws in ...Read More