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PNS Daily Newscast - September 20, 2019 


A whistleblower complaint against President Trump sets off tug-of-war between Congress and the White House; and students around the world strike today to demand action on climate change.

2020Talks - September 20, 2019. (3 min.)  


Climate change is a big issue this election season, and global climate strikes kick off, while UAW labor strikes continue.

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It isn't often that the Iowa Department of Natural Resources rejects a construction permit for a factory farm, but that's what happened to a proposed Adams County operation. Now the company, Swine Graphics, is appealing that rejection to the Iowa Environmental Protection Commission, which is meeting ...Read More

As the presidential race swings into high gear across the border in Iowa, a poll suggests candidates may be overlooking a key issue for swing states like Wisconsin -- corporate wrongdoing. The poll from the American Association for Justice found that 82 percent of Americans are worried about the fu ...Read More

Taxes are proving to be just as complicated for state legislators as they are for regular Idahoans. An interim committee that was supposed to take a look at the state's many sales tax exemptions couldn't decide yet if any should be removed because so many are tied to other tax issues, including taxe ...Read More

Renewable energy could be coming to a socket near you and most other Americans if the House of Representatives has its way. A bill passed the House on Saturday that would require utilities to produce 15 percent of their electricity from renewables like wind or solar by 2020. Colorado Rep. Mark Udall ...Read More

Wyoming needs to be more "water-tight." That's the thinking behind discussions about how to stop coalbed methane wastewater from flowing out of state. One proposal includes building a pipeline and storing the water underground until it's needed, although the industry isn't welcoming the idea because ...Read More

Full-day kindergarten reaps dividends for kids, and taxpayers, for years to come, according to a recent report from the Economic Opportunity Institute. The study shows more class time means lower juvenile crime rates and less remedial classes in the elementary school years. But all-day kindergarten ...Read More

Oregonians today are carrying the same local and state tax burden as their parents, according to a new study. An analysis from the Oregon Center for Public Policy shows about 15 percent of Oregonians' incomes go to taxes and fees, and that's the same percentage as 25 years ago. Report author Michael ...Read More

New Hampshire's bridge design office has been extra busy in the wake of last week's highway collapse in Minnesota. Inspectors have been double-checking several local spans, and bridge design administrator Mark Richardson has fielded a flood of phone calls from worried drivers. His response is that ...Read More

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