PNS Daily Newscast - April 10, 2020 

The week ends with the story that has dominated the news for a month now, including the impact of COVID-19 on domestic violence, child abuse and more.

2020Talks - April 10, 2020 

Today's the deadline for ballots to be returned to the Alaska Democratic Party office in Anchorage. They're using using vote-by-mail to try and expand the electorate -- but the system alone does have some limitations.

Archive: May 16, 2007

A new system to help Montanans file civil cases without a lawyer is on the way. The Legislature has approved investing in a "Self-Help Law" program for the state, where folks can get information and forms to file cases without an attorney. Jennifer Hill-Hart with the Montana Coalition Against Sexual ...Read More

Minorities are at higher risk for health problems such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and the list goes on. Some lawmakers and doctors say the solution to eliminating racial health care disparities is black and white in a proposed law they say would help bring health equality to Massachusetts. ...Read More

Colony Collapse Disorder is devastating the nation's honeybee population and policymakers at the highest levels are worried. Richard Adee with Adee Honey Farms in Bruce, South Dakota, has been moving his bees from one end of the country to the other, trying to keep pace with the huge demand for bee ...Read More

Several dozen people say they'll rally outside the Governor's office today with a revised version of the "Health and Human Services" bill he vetoed last week. They say it includes funding for health care for kids and seniors and promotes independence for persons with disabilities. Organizer Joe Pe ...Read More

Appalachian streams and lakes are being filled in with mining waste, and Ohioans are in the nation's Capitol this week to call for a stop. Companies are dumping waste from mountaintop removal coal mines into streams, which they're allowed to do after a 2002 rule change by the Bush administration. ...Read More

New Medicaid rules aimed at keeping undocumented immigrants from accessing programs are backfiring and hurting Oregon citizens, according to new analysis from the Oregon Department of Human Services. It shows in the first six months, the new rules requiring proof of citizenship for all Medicaid-fun ...Read More

The violent crime rate is up again, according to the FBI, and the U.S. Department of Justice blames teens and young people for the rise in crime. The Bush administration is calling for more stringent juvenile crime punishments. But, it turns out poverty may be the real culprit, which puts sometimes ...Read More

The FBI says the number of violent crimes is up for the second year in a row, and a U.S. Department of Justice report blames kids and gangs. They're calling for tougher punishments in juvenile cases to lower the crime rate. David Ruffin with the Children's Defense Fund says that only "treats the pr ...Read More

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