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PNS Daily News - December 11, 2019 


U.S. House to vote on two articles of impeachment; $1.4 trillion in planned oil & gas development said to put the world in a "a bright red level" of climate crisis; anti-protest legislation moving forward in Ohio; "forest farming" moving forward in Appalachia; and someone is putting cowboy hats on pigeons in Nevada.

2020Talks - December 11, 2019 


18 years ago today, China joined the WTO. Now, China's in a trade war with the U.S. Also, House Democrats and the Trump administration made a deal to move forward with the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement.

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Legislators will be getting free hair cuts today. Their hair samples are being collected to be tested for mercury. Erin Thompson with Women's Voices for the Earth says legislators will also answer some questions about their health since mercury is connected to nervous system disorders and other pr ...Read More

As this session of the Iowa legislature and Congress gets fully underway, this may be the best opportunity in years for real economic development in rural Iowa. With both the Iowa legislature and Congress under new management, Dan Owens with the Center for Rural Affairs says this a ripe opportunit ...Read More

A bill designed to provide all Minnesota kids access to affordable, quality health care faces a major test today before a legislative committee. Minnesota Children's Defense Fund spokeswoman Carole Specktor says good health is an essential building block for a successful life, and the "Children's H ...Read More

New Mexico kids are the least likely to succeed, according to a recent study from the non-profit Editorial Projects in Education Research Center. Rodrigo Rodriguez with the Southwest Organizing Project claims the report shows that tax breaks for wealthy New Mexicans and large corporations come at th ...Read More

Senior advocates say the "Golden Years" have been tarnished in Oregon, thanks to years of budget cuts in the safety net. Despite cuts to long-term care and other support services that help seniors remain independent and productive, seniors and people with disabilities may see signs of improvement. ...Read More

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