PNS Daily Newscast - July 6,2020 

Today is the final day to register to vote in Arizona's primary election; the FDA declines to back Trump claim that 99% of coronavirus cases are "harmless."

2020Talks - July 6, 2020 

This year's July 4th had COVID-19, ongoing protests about systemic racism, and a presidential visit to Mt. Rushmore. Plus, Trump signed an order to plan a new statue park.

Archive: March 13, 2007

A bill introduced in the Minnesota legislature would increase funding for housing for low and moderate-income families and for the homeless. Richard Cohen is the Senate sponsor. "The legislation attempts to provide monies that are needed for housing for families and individuals who can't get acce ...Read More

Knock on the door for help, and there's no answer. A new census released today tracked how many victims of domestic violence or sexual assault called for help in a 24-hour period last year, and how many couldn't be helped because there wasn't enough money or services available. It's timely informat ...Read More

A House Committee today plans to take up the troubled Veteran's Administration, which now has a 600,000 case backlog, as it tries to cope with all the veterans returning from Iraq. New York Congressman John Hall says of all the mistakes that have been made in the Iraq war, one of the most glaring i ...Read More

More than 1.3 million Ohioans don't have health insurance, and there's a new effort to put a human face behind that statistic, by collecting the stories of people living without health coverage. With the Governor's State of the State address coming up, Cathy Levine with Universal Health Care Actio ...Read More

There's something "fishy" in the hallowed halls of Congress today. A new bill would require independent economic and scientific review of federal salmon recovery efforts in the Pacific Northwest. Liz Hamilton with the Northwest Sportsfishing Industry Association says recovery efforts have to conside ...Read More

The pay is good. The benefits are attractive too. So why aren't more high school graduates going into skilled trades? Terry Curl with Boilermakers Local 647 is trying to answer that question. He says with the biodiesel and ethanol industries pushing the construction of new plants across the state, t ...Read More

Washington's governor is expected to sign the new Children's Health Bill into law today, and supporters say it puts the state head and shoulders above the rest of the nation. It will make publicly funded healthcare coverage available to 73,000 more Washington children. Mirabella Mendiola of Burie ...Read More

If you've been discouraged about global warming and its possible effects on the environment, fish and wildlife, spend a few minutes with Jim Martin. The former Chief of Fisheries for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife agrees that salmon are in trouble, but he says it's within our power to sa ...Read More

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