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: July 23, 2007

The waiting list has been cleared. About 1,600 more kids now have health coverage under the Children's Health Initiative of Greater Los Angeles, thanks to donations. But it may be a short-lived victory because funding for the initiative will run out in January, adding 40,000 kids to the more than 8 ...Read More

Sometimes the headlines can seem all doom and gloom, especially when it comes to corporate scandals. A new poll finds that's one reason 82 percent of Americans, are worried about the future of the middle-class - worry that could have national implications in the next election, especially in a swing ...Read More

When it comes to where the U.S. Department of Agriculture spends your money, big farms are the big winners, according to a new report from the Center for Rural Affairs. Report author Jon Bailey looked at rural development funds spent in Colorado's twenty most rural counties, and he compared that to ...Read More

An estimated nine million children in the United States lack health insurance or are underinsured. To help address that, the Senate last week approved an expansion of the State Children's Health Insurance Program. The matter now moves to the House, which is expected to consider the legislation this ...Read More

Funding for the State Children's Health Insurance Program, or S-CHIP for short, expires Sept. 30. Congress votes this week on whether to extend the life of the program, plus add coverage for more children, including some of the 40,000 in Iowa without coverage. Expanding the program is an idea out o ...Read More

A new national poll finds a growing public concern about corporate ethics and government oversight. It concludes that the issue could play a role in next year's elections. Diane O'Brien, spokeswoman for Minnesota AFL-CIO reacts. "Folks are worried about misconduct. And, about government-corporate r ...Read More

When it comes to global warming, a group of energetic young people say it's time for New Hampshire to walk the talk. Members of the Sierra Student Coalition plan a five-day march from Nashua to Concord next week to call for real solutions to the causes of climate change, including a two percent red ...Read More

Many New Mexico schools will be back in session next month, but even then, a number of rural districts will still be searching for qualified teachers. A new report, from the American Federation of Teachers states that teachers, unions and school districts could help address that shortage by agreeing ...Read More

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