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PNS Daily News - November 22, 2019 


President Trump signs a spending bill to avert a government shutdown; it's deadline day for cities to opt out of a federal opioid settlement; and a new report says unsafe toys still are in stores.

November 22, 2019 


Affordable housing legislation was introduced in Congress yesterday, following the first debate questions about housing. Plus, Israeli PM Bibi Netanyahu was indicted for fraud, bribery, and breach of trust, just days after the Trump administration’s policy greenlighting Israeli settlement of the West Bank. And finally, former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg continues his slow and steady potential entry into the race.

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A South Dakota labor group is hopeful a minimum wage bill supported by Governor Mike Rounds will have better luck than one defeated in the House State Affairs Committee this week. Mark Anderson, who is the president and financial secretary of the South Dakota State Federation of Labor (AFL-CIO, sa ...Read More

February first marks the beginning of the tax season, and Minnesotans are being advised to take advantage of a benefit designed to help low- and moderate-income working families. Ryan Johnson with the Children's Defense Committee of Minnesota says the "Earned Income Tax Credit" puts resources where ...Read More

As Presidential candidates set their sights on New Hampshire, they can't help but see a challenge written on the wall. Billboards and posters are going up today, challenging candidates to "walk a day in my shoes" - literally spend a day at work and at home with an average New Hampshire worker. Sta ...Read More

While education and tax breaks garnered the biggest headlines, Governor Spitzer's $120 billion budget also proposed significant funding for the environment to help protect New York's water supplies and recapture money for the state that's now going to big beverage companies. Rob Moore with Environm ...Read More

This year's Ohio Farmers Union convention isn't just about soil and crops, it's about energy and global warming, too. Larry Mitchell with the American Corn Growers Association is speaking at the event. He says growing demand for ethanol and other bio-fuels is good news for Ohio farmers. "It is v ...Read More

It will be tough, but we can do it. The scientists who authored a new American Solar Energy Society study say by the year 2050, it is possible to reduce global warming by 60 to 80 percent by using more renewable energy sources, and less energy overall. In Washington, conservationists and business ...Read More

Wyoming's booming coalbed methane industry has a lot of extra water to get rid of, and very few willing customers. That's because the wastewater leaves a sodium and saline trail wherever it goes, and a farm and ranch group says the Environmental Quality Council should step in to make sure that "salt ...Read More

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