PNS Daily Newscast - July 7, 2020 

The U.S. Supreme Court rules against rogue 2016 Electoral College voters; SBA pandemic aid goes to companies that don't pledge to save or create jobs.

2020Talks - July 7, 2020 

Biden's climate change task force is making some progress; a federal judge orders the Dakota Access Pipeline shut down; and today sees elections in NJ and DE.

Archive: November 14, 2008

Highland Park, IL – The "eco-friendly" home of the future can be found right here in Illinois. Today, a ribbon-cutting ceremony introduces fourteen townhomes in Highland Park that are easy -- both on the environment and on a buyers' wallets. Executive Director of the Highland Park Community L ...Read More

Sustainable agriculture is catching on in California. No longer an unfamiliar phrase to many people, sustainable farming practices are becoming more mainstream. Growers from all over the state are meeting at the Monterey County Fairgrounds for the fourth annual "Sustainable Ag Expo." Kris O'Connor, ...Read More

Albany, NY — Governor David Paterson is trying to save $2 billion by April, and the state's 600,000-member teacher's union is holding up a yellow caution flag, saying he may be moving too quickly. Dick Iannuzzi, president of New York State United Teachers, suggests a new Congress and Presiden ...Read More

Denver, CO - Protests against California's recently passed Proposition 8, which bans gay marriage, have spread to the Centennial State. A rally and march is planned for Saturday in Denver. Jill Roat is with By The People, an equal rights group in Denver and one of the rally's organizers. She says ...Read More

How well can you eat on $25 a week? South Dakota residents can find out by taking the "South Dakota Food Stamp Challenge" during Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week, which begins Monday, November 17. Cathy Brechtelsbauer, volunteer coordinator for South Dakota Bread for the World, says participa ...Read More

Billings, MT – Growing energy on farms and rooftops, increasing energy efficiency for homes and schools, and taking the carbon pollution out of electricity produced by coal; those topics are up for discussion at the Northern Plains Resource Council's annual meeting, "Homegrown Prosperity: Sust ...Read More

Salem, OR - Four dams on the Klamath River will remain in place, at least until the year 2020 and perhaps longer, despite an agreement this week that's supposed to bring about what its supporters are calling "the largest river and salmon restoration effort in the country." The governors of Oregon ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – Excessive speculation in commodity markets for farm products is a major cause of high food prices and hunger worldwide, according to a new study. As Ben Lilliston, communications director for the Minnesota-based Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy explains, large amounts ...Read More

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