PNS Daily Newscast - May 26, 2020 

University of California gets high marks for shelving standardized test scores during the pandemic; and reasons now is the time to hire a worker with a disability.

2020Talks - May 25, 2020 

Overseas service members and people with physical disabilities will be able to vote online this year in West Virginia, Delaware and New Jersey. Election security experts have some concerns.

Archive: June 11, 2007

Helena, MT - Fathers really do know best, according to a new poll about stopping and preventing domestic violence and sexual assault. The Family Violence Prevention Fund poll shows most Montana fathers know they have a role to play in the mission. Lynne Lee with the Fund says that's important since ...Read More

Sacramento, CA – Being too old, too sick, too rich, or too poor are just some of the reasons Californians are listing as stumbling blocks to getting health insurance and basic care. They've been sharing their stories at over 400 house parties across the state. Betsy Imholz with Consumers Unio ...Read More

Denver - Colorado police are "taking aim" at getting all illegal guns out of the hands of criminals, but they say they don't have access to some of the tools they need to hit the target. That's the message from a coalition called "Mayors Against Illegal Guns." Denver's John Hickenlooper is one of t ...Read More

Boston, MA - At least sixty Massachusetts business owners are calling for an end to what they consider unfair tax laws. Right now, large corporations can avoid taxes by shifting income to subsidiaries in different states, while locally owned businesses pay all of their taxes in Massachusetts. Gov ...Read More

Wessington Springs, SD - South Dakota has a lot at stake in the federal Medicare program, but rural health advocates say we're sometimes overlooked. That's why the National Rural Health Association is giving the thumbs up to the appointment of a South Dakotan to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commi ...Read More

Minneapolis, MN - As Minnesota gas prices stay close to the three-dollar mark, the U.S. Senate this week will take up legislation to increase vehicle mileage standards, from an average of 27 to 35 mpg, by 2020. Cesia Kearns with the Minnesota Sierra Club says it would save the U.S millions of barre ...Read More

Las Vegas, NV - This summer, Nevada kids can keep their skills sharp for the school year and have fun doing it. Libraries across Nevada are kicking off their summer reading programs this week, and according to Brenda Baxter, youth services librarian at the Washoe County Library, there is plenty of ...Read More

Concord, NH - With gas prices in New Hampshire hovering around three dollars a gallon, the U.S. Senate will consider an increase in fuel economy standards this week. Opponents say it will be too hard to meet the proposed standards, but Deron Lovaas with the National Resources Defense Council says ...Read More

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