PNS Daily Newscast - June 5, 2020 

It will likely take donations to help the Twin Cities recover from damage by looters; and state and local governments look for relief in next stimulus bill.

2020Talks - June 5, 2020 

Democrats and Republicans have had drastically different responses to President Trump's militarized response to protests in the nation's capital. And, new electoral maps will be drawn next year, some by legislatures and others by outside entities.

Archive: March 14, 2007

Health insurance through work is becoming more and more unlikely in Montana, especially for those earning less than $40,000 a year - according to a report released today by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. It's timely information as the Montana legislature struggles with the state budget, includi ...Read More

Last year during one 24-hour period, nearly 700 Iowa victims of domestic violence or sexual assault needed shelter, counseling, or other help. But some were turned away due to staffing shortages, according to a study released this week. Laurie Schipper is executive director of the Iowa Coalition ...Read More

A plan pending in the state legislature is drawing support from a broad coalition of environmental and conservation groups. Steve Morse with the Minnesota Environmental Partnership says it will protect state waterways, prairie land and forests. "'Clean Water Legacy' is a comprehensive effort to t ...Read More

Clean energy could fuel Oregon's next economic boom, according to some of the state's leading venture capitalists who are testifying before a Senate committee today. They say developing a clean energy industry would attract businesses, create jobs and bring millions in additional revenue to the sta ...Read More

This weekend, some Washingtonians will mark the fourth anniversary of the Iraq war by sending pots and pans to Congress. The protest honors late journalist Molly Ivins, who suggested in her last column that everyone "hit the streets, banging pots and pans" to demand an end to the war. Protest organ ...Read More

In most Wisconsin counties, farmers are still hoping for federal disaster relief for disasters that date back to 2005, and a bill expected in Congress this week would finally tackle the problem. Sue Beitlich with the Wisconsin Farmers Union says droughts, floods, and other bad weather has hurt far ...Read More

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