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PNS Daily News - December 12, 2019 


A House Committee begins debate on articles of impeachment; Washington state is set to launch a paid family, medical leave program; advocates for refugees say disinformation clouds their case; and a new barrier to abortion in Kentucky.

2020Talks - December 12, 2019 


Today’s the deadline to qualify for this month’s debate, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang made it - the only non-white candidate who’ll be on stage. Plus, former Secretary Julián Castro questions the order of primary contests.

Archive: January 22, 2008

Portland, OR – Thirty-five years ago Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on the case of Roe v. Wade. The decision affirmed a woman's legal right to have an abortion in the early months of pregnancy. Today, the procedure remains both common and controversial. A doctor who performs abortions ...Read More

Bend, OR – Oregonians who value the chance to experience their state's wilderness in its national forests can thank the U.S Forest Service for the decision 10 years ago today that became the "Roadless Rule." What started as a moratorium on road building in the national forests--officially, th ...Read More

Las Vegas, NV – This week is the tenth anniversary of a U.S. Forest Service rule that has special meaning for Nevada. The Roadless Area Conservation Policy, commonly known as the "Roadless Rule," protects 3.2 million acres of national forests -- more than half the state's total of almost 6 mil ...Read More

Seattle, WA – Tuesday is the 35th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision by the U.S. Supreme Court, affirming a woman's legal right to have an abortion in the early months of pregnancy. The procedure remains both common and controversial; more than a dozen challenges have been made to that 19 ...Read More

Seattle, WA – Washington, known as "The Evergreen State," continues to deserve that name in part because of a U.S. Forest Service rule born 10 years ago as a road-building moratorium. Starting out as a way to save millions of dollars on road maintenance in national forests, the "Roadless Rule ...Read More

Madison, WI – As the U.S. Senate gets back to work this week, it's crunch time for the U.S. Farm Bill. A number of key proposals contained in the bill are on the fence between the two houses of Congress. Jeanne Merrill, with the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, says Wisconsin's farmers ...Read More

Madison, WI – "Protect the Great Lakes, sign the Great Lakes Compact." That's the message in a new poll. The results, made public Monday by Wisconsin conservation groups, show overwhelming support in the state for protecting Great Lakes water. Eighty percent of those surveyed support ratific ...Read More

Durango, CO – Tuesday marks the 10-year anniversary of the U.S. Forest Service's Roadless Area Conservation Policy. At stake in South Dakota is more than 80,000 acres of roadless area land and 39,000 acres of wilderness that provide recreation, wildlife and fish habitat. Conservation groups ho ...Read More

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