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PNS Daily News - September 17, 2019 


Gas prices could jump today in response to the Saudi oil attack; energy efficiency jobs are booming in the U.S.; and a national call to promote election security.

2020Talks - September 17, 2019. (3 min.)  


Former Rep. John Delaney on the opioids crisis; a field organizer for Sen. Kamala Harris on campaigning in Iowa; and a President Donald Trump supporter who cares more about numbers than personalities.

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Archive: November 2, 2007

Concord, NH – New Hampshire residents are dreading the potential for a cold winter with high oil and gas prices, but related legislation, that would help control energy costs by increasing gas mileage requirements for vehicles, appears to be stuck in Congress. Exxon-Mobil reported quarterly p ...Read More

Des Moines, IA - Lately, the price of oil has been setting new records just about every day; on Thursday, it topped $96 a barrel. With oil company profits setting records as well, advocates say it's time for Congress to force automakers to improve fuel efficiency standards. Jeff Link, with the Iowa ...Read More

Washington, DC – A mining reform bill passed yesterday in the U.S. House has West Virginia taking a close look at mining practices of the "Wild West." In an effort led by West Virginia Congressman Nick Rahall, the House voted to update a law from more than a century ago, that lets mining comp ...Read More

Pierre, SD - Policymakers and educators agree that increasing teacher pay in South Dakota is important, but how to do it remains a sticking point. Some lawmakers would target more money for hard-to-fill positions, including teaching slots for science and math. Donna DeKraai with the South Dakota Edu ...Read More

Paso Robles, CA - Since last summer's E. coli spinach scare, California farmers have been scrambling to find a way to balance environmentally friendly farming practices with food safety concerns. Although the U.S. Food and Drug Administration could not determine the exact cause of the spinach contam ...Read More

Washington, DC – Washington is dotted with about 3,800 abandoned mines, and there may finally be some federal money to clean them up if Congress passes the "Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act." It would stop the sale of federal lands to miners, and require gold, silver, and uranium miners to ...Read More

Fargo, ND – The price of oil seems to set new records every day -- as of Thursday, it's over $96 a barrel -- and oil companies' profits are setting records as well. As many North Dakotans struggle to pay their bills, advocates say it's time for Congress to force U.S. automakers to improve fuel ...Read More

Columbus, OH – Gasoline prices are up by 75 to 80 cents a gallon compared to this time last year in many parts of Ohio, and things could get worse. This week, oil hit a record high price of $96 a barrel, while oil companies like Exxon Mobil announced another year of big profits. Phyllis Cuttin ...Read More

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