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PNS Daily Newscast - September 20, 2019 


A whistleblower complaint against President Trump sets off tug-of-war between Congress and the White House; and students around the world strike today to demand action on climate change.

2020Talks - September 20, 2019. (3 min.)  


Climate change is a big issue this election season, and global climate strikes kick off, while UAW labor strikes continue.

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Archive: March 2, 2007

Montana's prison population is expected to grow the fastest in the nation over the next five years, according to a new report from the Pew Charitable Trust. Three new prisoners are expected for every one currently in the system, according to the report. Jim Doherty, a longtime state prosecutor, s ...Read More

Today is "Read Across America" day. This tenth annual celebration of reading coincides with the 103rd birthday of children's author Doctor Seuss, a native of Springfield, Massachusetts. Community members across the state, including Governor Patrick, will substitute the many "hats" they normally we ...Read More

The Governor's minimum wage bill is scheduled for debate in the full House today with a new provision that prevents enactment until Congress moves to approve similar legislation at the federal level. The state legislation would apply to the many employers exempt from the federal standard. State Sen ...Read More

Renewable fuels, a new farm bill and "country of origin" food labels are on the agenda of the National Farmers Union annual convention, which gets underway today in Orlando. Minnesota delegate Doug Peterson says discussing agriculture products for energy will be a priority, because of the growing d ...Read More

A bill that would protect New Hampshire workers planning to unionize has jumped one hurdle. The Employee Freedom Choice Act was passed by the House of Representatives. The bill aims to stop employers from illegally thwarting workers' attempts to unionize. Under the bill, if a majority of employe ...Read More

Thousands of New Mexico workers say they would join a union if they had a chance, and it's a chance that could come soon thanks to federal legislation. The U.S. House voted Thursday to pass the Employee Free Choice Act. It's designed to stop businesses from illegally thwarting unions and make it ea ...Read More

Senator Hillary Clinton and her Republican colleagues may not always play well together, but they're teaming up to support family playtime for young kids. The New York senator is co-sponsoring the Republican-led Education Begins at Home Act, which would provide $500 million in federal funding to h ...Read More

It's a "wild thing" going on at many West Virginia churches -- a discussion and sometimes a sermon about wilderness. Setting aside and caring for wild lands for the present and the future is seen as a Christian mission by several faith groups in West Virginia. Allen Johnson with Christians for the ...Read More

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