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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: October 20, 2008

Columbus, OH - It's not just the harvest keeping Ohio farmers busy these days. Many are doing their homework to put together plans to protect natural habitat, bring benefits to their communities and increase profits. They're applying for this year's "Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Pr ...Read More

Richmond, VA - Clean air shouldn't have a "closing time." That's the message behind a new campaign that supports a 24-hour smoke-free law for the Commonwealth. The campaign is a response to reports that some state officials are considering a smoke-free plan that would still allow smoking in Virginia ...Read More

Seattle, WA – Washington gets high marks on a new scorecard comparing what every state in the nation is doing to save energy, ranking sixth best overall. The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy says Washington has some of the best building codes, Smart Growth and transportation po ...Read More

Phoenix, AZ – The idea sounds simple: Consolidate several small school districts to save money on overhead. However, some say it could result in a bureaucratic nightmare and loss of local control. On Nov. 4, voters in 76 Arizona elementary and high school districts will decide whether or not t ...Read More

New York, NY - A pilgrimage on two wheels is taking place in New York today, as bikers "pedal" a message warning of a meltdown that's more literal than the financial crisis metaphor. Bicyclists from Buffalo to Long Island are riding to Albany to raise awareness of global climate change with politica ...Read More

Portland, OR - Voting could be viewed as a challenge in Oregon this year, with 12 ballot measures in addition to the state and presidential races. "Big" election years lead some people to pick and choose, voting only in the few races they feel strongly about and leaving the rest of the ballot blank. ...Read More

Denver, CO - Coloradans should be looking over their neighbor's fence to the west, according to former Bureau of Land Management (BLM) chief Jim Baca, who says to keep an eye on Utah. Baca directed the BLM during the first Clinton administration, and he says an "eleventh-hour" push by the current ad ...Read More

Billings, MT – With energy issues high on the national radar screen, voters may be scrutinizing this year's National Environmental Scorecard more closely than usual. Just released by the League of Conservation Voters, the non-partisan scorecard tracks how members of Congress have voted on ener ...Read More

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