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PNS Daily News - December 16, 2019 


Sen. Chuck Schumer calls for four specific witnesses in Senate impeachment trial; giving Iowans with disabilities a voice in caucuses; and an expert says Seasonal Affective Disorder is a lot more than just the holiday blues.

2020Talks - December 13, 2013  


The House passes legislation to reign in drug prices, Sen. Bernie Sanders is on the upswing, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang plays Iowa congressional candidate J.D. Scholten - who's running against long-time incumbent Steve King - in a game of basketball.

Archive: September 4, 2007

New York, NY - It's difficult enough finding affordable housing in New York, and harder still when looking for a home that is wheelchair accessible. But New York is now requiring developers of affordable housing to list all accessible housing units in an online registry. There are currently 4,000 ...Read More

Concord, NH – The Sierra Club's drive for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions received a boost this weekend, when New Hampshire steelworkers union members signed on to the club's global warming petition drive to achieve a two-percent yearly reduction in CO2 emissions through 2050. For conse ...Read More

As Oregonians honored Labor Day, a new study found most workers have little to celebrate -- at least, in terms of their paychecks. The report from the Oregon Center for Public Policy shows that, after four years of economic expansion, most of the income gains are benefiting corporations and/or house ...Read More

Denver, CO – New federal tire safety rules could cause problems for Colorado consumers when tires are defective, according to consumer watchdogs. Bill Schulz, of the American Association for Justice, believes Coloradans who remember the Firestone tire recall, and the 200 deaths nationwide asso ...Read More

Denver, CO – More Coloradans with disabilities are getting wise to their rights when it comes to housing. Deborah Cameron, with the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, says calls to the group's "Fair Housing Hotline" this year have increased, from people concerned about discrimination, and th ...Read More

Albuquerque, NM – A financial tool designed to revitalize blighted neighborhoods and rundown inner cities may end up expanding Albuquerque's sprawl instead, according to its critics. Developers are using something called "tax-increment financing" to help fund the new Mesa Del Sol development n ...Read More

Boston , MA – Almost 94,000 jobs are still "missing" in Massachusetts, according to a new report from the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center that analyzes wages and jobs. The jobs are among those that disappeared during the 2001 recession. The report also finds that, while median wages are ...Read More

There is a high human cost to mountaintop removal coal mining in West Virginia, according to a new book published this month. Shirley Stewart Burns, author of Bringing Down the Mountains, says mountaintop removal mining hurts more than the environment. Burns explains communities in those mining area ...Read More

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