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 17, 2008

Boston, MA – Massachusetts residents are receiving a gentle reminder to be sure health insurance is on the list holiday shopping season. Penalties for not signing up could top $900 this year, compared to $219 last year. Jon Kingsdale directs The Connector, a state agency that helps Bay Stater ...Read More

Madison, WI - A forum at the University of Wisconsin Law School on Tuesday examines the influence of money in the state's Supreme Court races, which have been marred by negative campaigning in the past two years. Andrea Kaminski, executive director of the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin, says tw ...Read More

Madison, WI - Tight household budgets are getting even tighter in Wisconsin this month as families around the state scrimp and save to pay higher winter heating bills. Experts suggest a number of free or low-cost fixes, however, that can be done around the house to improve energy efficiency and lowe ...Read More

Chicago, IL - Antibiotic-resistant staph infections are plaguing an increasing number of athletes from high school to the pros, and some say there may be a farm-to-locker room link. Experts say some studies have shown the increase of MRSA “superbug” infections could be due to the overuse ...Read More

Phoenix, AZ – The refugees come from Iraq and Afghanistan, Somalia and Eritrea, places of conflict and despair. In the U.S. their futures are brighter, but they need skills to find work. The start of Arizona's peak tourism season increases chances for hotel jobs. Irene Wharry, English Language ...Read More

St. Louis, MO - It's no secret the Missouri economy is struggling, like that in most other states. Reports show if Missouri doesn't get a shot in the arm soon, the state will have to make deep cuts in infrastructure and services. When Congress goes back to work this week, members will take up a seco ...Read More

A leading Minnesota labor representative has some advice for putting the ailing auto industry back on the road to economic recovery, and it begins with gaining control of skyrocketing health care costs. Elliot Seide, president of Minnesota’s American Federation of State, County and Municipal ...Read More

Recent reports that former Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack is the frontrunner for President-Elect Barack Obama’s agriculture secretary worry some small farmer advocates who hope that a new federal administration means less privilege for Big Ag. Jennifer Blecha, with the Minnesota Project, a non-pr ...Read More

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