PNS Daily Newscast - February 19, 2020 

President Trump commutes the prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Plus, warming expected to be hot topic at NV debate.

2020Talks - February 19, 2020 

Tonight's the Las Vegas debate, ahead of this weekend's Nevada caucuses. Some candidates are trying to regain the spotlight and others are trying to keep momentum.

Archive: December 11, 2008

Helena, MT – Even in the economic downturn, Lewis and Clark County has $10 million to spend, thanks to an open space bond approved by voters. Andy Baur, executive director of the Prickly Pear Land Trust, helped gather input from around the county about what people want to see done with the bon ...Read More

New York, NY — Tolls are going up and property taxes are on the rise, while key state programs still face the budget axe. But now there's another suggestion: New York should reinstate a progressive state income tax, meaning higher tax rates for higher incomes. That's part of the advice Gov. Da ...Read More

Portland, OR – Working hard in Oregon is often not enough to make ends meet, according to a new report from the Northwest Federation of Community Organizations. It compares job openings and wages for those jobs to the numbers of job seekers and costs of living for every county in a four-state ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – The average age of Iowa farmers is well over 55, so many people working in agriculture need to make plans now to pass on the farming operation to the next generation. This process has changed over the years, however. The older generation may have a different approach to busine ...Read More

Phoenix, AZ – With the state facing a budget gap of more than $1 billion, Arizona education advocates are pushing lawmakers to protect school funding when they meet next month. Despite large state budget deficits in recent years, Arizona's Democratic governor, Janet Napolitano, was able to t ...Read More

Many of Florida's 3.8 million uninsured residents may be able to afford health insurance next month, thanks to a new program called "Cover Florida." Supporters say it will cut monthly premiums from about $700 to about $150, but critics are concerned that the program may not cover enough. The "Cove ...Read More

Frankfort, KY – One of every 10 homeowners in Kentucky is either in foreclosure or behind on mortgage payments, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. But these Kentuckians could get a fresh start in the New Year and erase much of the housing crisis if an economist succeeds in promotin ...Read More

Olympia, WA – Charities always hope for a boost in donations during the holiday season. If you're a donor, you'll want to make sure as much of your money as possible actually gets to the causes of your choice. But when the pitch is made by phone, deciding if it's a legitimate cause can be ch ...Read More

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