PNS Daily Newscast - July 7, 2020 

The U.S. Supreme Court rules against rogue 2016 Electoral College voters; SBA pandemic aid goes to companies that don't pledge to save or create jobs.

2020Talks - July 7, 2020 

Biden's climate change task force is making some progress; a federal judge orders the Dakota Access Pipeline shut down; and today sees elections in NJ and DE.

Archive: March 26, 2007

Purchase a car insurance policy and you're covered when the unthinkable happens. At least that's what you expect, but it took a decade of legal wrangling to get a Colorado case paid up. This month, a Denver jury ordered State Farm Insurance to pay over a million dollars to the estate of a man kill ...Read More

The Iowa House has approved Election Day registration, and now the Senate is slated to take up the matter this week. Critics are afraid it will open the door to voter fraud, but Betty Ahrens with the Iowa Citizen Action Network says voters will need to provide identification as well as other steps. ...Read More

Minnesota's "March Food Drive" is in its home stretch, with the goal of raising nine million dollars or pounds of food. Organizer Sue Kainz, with Minnesota FoodShare says, while the campaign has only reached a third of its goal, tradition is on its side. "We have about 2.6 million pounds and doll ...Read More

The meth problem in Nevada is the worst in the nation, and representatives of the state's 27 tribes will meet at the end of the week to discuss new ways to combat the growing problem. Arlan Melendez, chairman of the Reno Sparks Indian Colony, says the Native American community supports a measure b ...Read More

Those following Presidential candidates visiting New Hampshire may notice that the same questions are being asked over and over again when candidates meet with the public. It's not a coincidence, it's a bird-dogging campaign to get candidates to address tough subjects. Steve Varnum with Priorities ...Read More

The tussle over a timetable for the Iraq war and plenty of pork are the issues getting all the attention when it comes to the latest round of spending bills before Congress. But vital funds for schools, public safety and conservation are also at stake. This week, New Mexico's senators will offer an ...Read More

Did they run out of time last week, or did politics delay the confirmation of Assemblyman Pete Grannis (D-Manhattan) as head of the Department of Environment Conservation (DEC)? Grannis has long environmental credentials, but faces opposition from the gun lobby. The matter heats up again Tuesday. S ...Read More

Up, up and away. The latest AARP Watchdog Report on common medications shows some prices have risen twice the rate of inflation. Previous reports have also shown price hikes that routinely outpace inflation. AARP Idaho director Jim Wordelman says there are ways the U.S. could help bring prices down ...Read More

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