PNS Daily Newscast - September 19, 2019 

President Trump forces California out of vehicle emissions standards; and death penalty opponents argue for clemency in a pending execution.

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Former Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh on why he's challenging President Trump; and how Iowa keeps its status as the first caucus of primary season.

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Archive: July 25, 2007

Montana is "movin' on up" in a report that tracks how kids are doing across the country. The state is ranked 29th for children in the new Kids Count report released today, up from 34th last year. Steve Seninger with the Bureau of Business and Economic Research at the University of Montana says the i ...Read More

A Midwest farm group says the House Ag Committee's farm bill proposal would give big subsidy increases to mega-farms at the expense of rural communities. Jon Bailey with the Center for Rural Affairs says the legislation raises the limits on direct payments made, regardless of crop prices, from $80, ...Read More

Iowans, like the rest of the world, have a love affair with bottled water, but it's coming under increasing criticism for the impact it has on the environment. The Earth Policy Institute says global consumption of bottled water rose 57 percent from 1999 to 2004. I.S.U. Environmental Engineering prof ...Read More

When it comes to infant mortality, the child death rate, the teen death rate or the teen birth rate, Iowa has shown dramatic improvements in the last year, according to the latest Kids Count survey. Iowa Kids Count Director Michael Crawford says the state has made strong improvements in the last few ...Read More

A new report from the Food Research and Action Center finds about 26,000 Minnesota kids are participating in summer nutrition programs, which is fewer than half of those eligible. Barbara Thell with Minnesota FoodShare says that puts us in 36th place nationally -- nothing to be proud of. "It's dist ...Read More

New Mexico is falling behind the rest of the nation when it comes to children's quality of life, according to this year's "Kids Count" report, published by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. New Mexico Voices for Children Director Eric Griego says the slight improvement isn't nearly enough. "We need t ...Read More

New York kids may be caught in the middle of a health care showdown between Congress and President Bush. At issue is the renewal of S-CHIP, the State-Children's Health Insurance Program. The Senate Finance Committee wants a $35 billion reauthorization to provide coverage for nine million children, t ...Read More

It's a waiting game that many think is going on too long. The U.S. House approved a bill to protect Idaho's Boulder-White Clouds a year ago -- the Central Idaho Economic, Development and Recreation Act -- and supporters don't want the momentum to be lost. Brad Chilton in Pocatello is a mountain bike ...Read More

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