PNS Daily Newscast - April 9, 2020 

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders suspends his campaign for president. And COVID-19 is ravaging the black community in some areas, including Milwaukee.

2020Talks - April 9, 2020 

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders drops out of the race for president, though he assured supporters yesterday his movement will continue. A federal judge ruled this week a lawsuit in Florida awaiting trial will apply to all people with former felony convictions, not just the 17 plaintiffs.

Archive: March 22, 2007

Iowa's farmers may not realize it, but they add to global warming by using petroleum. This weekend, the first of two workshops sponsored by the Iowa Farmers Union will show farmers how they can reduce their impact on climate change and add to their bottom line at the same time. Leigh Adcock with ...Read More

Research on the genetic make-up of wild rice at the University of Minnesota is raising concerns that the natural lake and river-grown crop could be contaminated if open-air genetic tests are performed. Allen Richardson with the "Save Wild Rice Campaign" says the native food may be threatened by re ...Read More

Protestors will be cutting up a giant bankcard at the state legislature today. They say it's the wrong time for a measure (SB233) that would let banks off the hook for some $20 million in franchise taxes they pay to Nevada. Comments from Bob Fulkerson of the Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevad ...Read More

Rising medical bills, health insurance affordability, quality of health care - that's what New Hampshire voters want to hear about from presidential candidates trekking through the state, according to a new poll from Americans for Health Care. And John Thyng with New Hampshire for Health Care says ...Read More

The heating season isn't over yet, but winter shut-off moratorium for home energy to low-income families has already ended. Kathryn Turnipseed with Community Action New Mexico urges people with past due bills to contact their utility companies to negotiate a reasonable payment plan to make sure thei ...Read More

The House will be taking the lead as lawmakers in Washington today enter a new round in the nation's immigration debate. Avidech Moussavian at the New York Immigration Coalition, says the new bill is being called the STRIVE Act of 2007. It attempts to balance security concerns with the needs of th ...Read More

"An update for Idaho's grocery tax credit is waiting for an express lane to open at the legislature. There's talk that the Senate will put together another version of the bill in the last few days of the session. This follows Governor Otter's veto of legislation that didn't tie the credit increase ...Read More

It may be springtime, but Ohio may still have a "freeze" in the forecast. A proposed state law would let Ohioans put a security freeze on their credit reports to help protect themselves from identity theft. Adam Goldberg with AARP says credit fraud costs consumers tens of millions of dollars each ...Read More

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