Newscasts

PNS Daily Newscast - July 19, 2019 


Chants of a different sort greet U.S. Rep. Omar upon her return home to Minnesota. Also on our Friday rundown: A new report says gunshot survivors need more outreach, support. Plus, sharing climate-change perspectives in Charlotte.

Daily Newscasts

Archive: January 30, 2008

Richmond, VA - State Senator Mark Herring is introducing a bill to let election workers count paper ballots in recounts for close elections. Last year, the legislature banned new purchases of electronic voting machines that don't provide a paper record, but let stand a law that limits recounts to do ...Read More

Madison, WI – Despite the downturn in temperatures, a big crowd is expected at the state capitol today, with more than 500 supporters gathering to push for conservation priorities currently before lawmakers. Anne Sayers with the Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters says people from around ...Read More

Paso Robles, CA – A new Census Bureau report shows that more education clearly means better pay, with some community college associate's degrees bringing as much earning potential as bachelor's degrees in some fields. That new data is playing into the community college initiative debate over a ...Read More

Mattoon, IL – More than 31,000 Illinois residents were turned away last year when they knocked on the door for emergency housing help, according to state statistics. It's part of a housing crisis that has shelter and housing groups urging the Governor to pencil in $2.4 million more in his budg ...Read More

Charleston, WV – West Virginia's Congressional delegation is making a pitch for wilderness protection in the state. In legislation announced Tuesday, the state's three representatives called for federal wilderness designations for a number of West Virginia wild areas. Matt Keller with the ...Read More

Albany, NY - New Yorkers will be able to verify their votes in future elections, following a recent decision by the state Board of Elections. They opted to use optical paper ballots, instead of the electronic touch screens that many critics say are unreliable and can be tampered with. The ruling fo ...Read More

Boise, ID – Child abuse and neglect cost the U.S. $104 billion last year, and the pain and suffering for victims goes beyond a dollar amount, according to a new report from Prevent Child Abuse America. The report also points out that abuse and neglect are preventable with investment in improvi ...Read More

Boston, MA – Geting the lead out is a priority in Massachusetts, where the state Senate has passed a bill to phase harmful chemicals out of products made in the state. The Safer Alternatives Bill would require manufacturers to replace toxic chemicals with a safer alternative if there is one. ...Read More

1 of 2 pages   1 2 >  Last »