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PNS Daily News - October 16, 2019 


Farmers in DC to discuss trade and the rural economic crisis; also Lily Bohlke reports on the Democratic debate -- from 2020 Talks.

2020Talks - October 16, 2019 


Last night in Ohio the fourth Democratic debate covered issues from health care, gun control and abortion to the Turkish invasion of Syria. What's clear: Sen. Elizabeth Warren has replaced former VP Joe Biden as the centerstage target.

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The Bush Administration hopes to move farm policy to center stage this week, as the Agriculture Secretary will present proposals for the next U.S. Farm Bill tomorrow. Here in Colorado, ag watchers say the state would benefit from an increase in research funding for smaller producers, rather than con ...Read More

For the last half century Meals on Wheels has provided food for generations of needy citizens, but four out of every ten programs in the U.S. are running into a critical shortage of volunteer drivers. Maribel Slinde runs the state's largest Meals on Wheels program, serving Polk County. She says if ...Read More

A state plan aims to "jump start" education for Minnesota kids. Sponsors say legislation being introduced today at the state capitol would give all Minnesota kids access to early education, so they enter school ready to learn. Senate author Tarryl Clark says it's designed to provide parents more e ...Read More

Environmental activists and Native Americans are hoping a big green and white billboard and a little dose of humor will drive home their point about mercury pollution in Nevada. Dan Randolph with Great Basin Mine Watch says the billboard uses a little joke about a side effect of mercury pollution t ...Read More

Longer school days, more accountability, and increased transparency in school finances are all on Governor Spitzer's menu for education reform. Speaking yesterday, the governor laid out major reforms, that New York State United Teachers president Richard Iannuzzi says will hold administrators respo ...Read More

Three state hospitals would be privatized, and many other hospitals would be closed, under a controversial plan proposed by the Berger Commission. But speaking today in Albany, Bill Scheuerman with United University Professions says there's a win-win solution -- merge some of the failing hospitals ...Read More

Governor Doyle will use tonight's State of the State address to unveil his plan to fight global warming, and replace fossil fuels with renewable resources made in Wisconsin. The plan calls for grants and tax incentives to promote conservation and clean energy, as well as a new task force to addres ...Read More

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