PNS Daily Newscast - September 20, 2019 

A whistleblower complaint against President Trump sets off tug-of-war between Congress and the White House; and students around the world strike today to demand action on climate change.

2020Talks - September 20, 2019. (3 min.)  

Climate change is a big issue this election season, and global climate strikes kick off, while UAW labor strikes continue.

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Archive: December 16, 2008

Madison, WI - Cleaning up the Great Lakes could be a much-needed boost - not only for the lakes, but for the regional economy. A coalition of groups hoping to restore the Great Lakes has asked Congress to spend more than $10 billion on the effort, which they say will also create jobs and provide eco ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – The economic downturn likely means more Iowans losing jobs and needing social services at a time when the state budget is expected to be millions of dollars in the red. However, an economic stimulus initiative that is expected to be the first order of business for the incoming ...Read More

Lyons, NE - About one-fourth of America's population lives in rural areas like South Dakota, where they face more difficulty accessing health care services, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. At the Center for Rural Affairs, a nonprofit organization that advocates for r ...Read More

Boston, MA – Fill a prescription in Massachusetts, and the information about the medicine and doctor is often sold in a practice called "data-mining." A federal court recently upheld a law banning data-mining in New Hampshire based on privacy concerns, and the Massachusetts Legislature is expe ...Read More

Chicago, IL – Illinois has placed fourth in a national ranking of "best chance" states for parents seeking a high-quality, state-funded preschool program for their children, and education leaders are applauding the news. Voices for Illinois Children President Jerry Stermer says, while this st ...Read More

Concord, NH – New Hampshire's economy could get a $205 million boost in the latest economic rescue package being crafted by Congress. The state is set to receive $125 million for Medicaid insurance, which would grow to more than $200 million in economic activity and create 1800 new jobs, accor ...Read More

Seattle, WA – The Washington Department of Health says fewer than three percent of people who suffer the most common type of stroke get the best treatment for it - and at least 26 hospitals around the state are working to change that. They're all part of a voluntary American Heart Associatio ...Read More

A settlement agreement on a $600 million lawsuit has bought the world's largest phosphate mining company, Mosaic, a second chance to convince the Manatee County Commission to change the zoning on its land. On Tuesday, the commission will take a second look at whether Mosaic will be allowed to strip- ...Read More

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