PNS Daily Newscast - April 6, 2020 

More than 3 million Americans have lost employer-based health insurance over the past two weeks; and policy analysts look to keep us healthy and financially stable.

2020Talks - April 6, 2020 

Wisconsin is planning to go ahead with primaries as usual, despite requests for a delay from the Governor, and lawsuits from voting rights advocates. There's also a judicial election, where a liberal judge is challenging the conservative incumbent.

Archive: February 11, 2008

Albany, NY - It's another legal black eye for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and it could mean New York will finally get some federal backup in its fight against mercury pollution. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said the EPA violated the Clean Air Act ...Read More

Nashville, TN – The number of Tennesseans losing their homes has jumped 25 percent over the past year, and the state is now 11th highest on the foreclosure list nationwide. And while mortgage woes have affected almost all areas and income levels, Jim Carr with the National Community Reinvestme ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – This session, the Iowa Legislature is moving quickly on a plan that would ban smoking in public places, a move the American Cancer Society estimates could save the lives of at least 3,000 nonsmokers in Iowa by reducing their exposure to secondhand smoke. However, lawmakers ha ...Read More

Madison, WI – Wisconsin has another coal-fired power plant in the works, and it's the subject of a Public Service Commission public meeting tonight in Portage. Some citizens critical of the proposal say recent developments in the world of high finance suggest the state should put the brakes on ...Read More

Columbus, OH – A new court ruling could "lower the mercury" in Ohio. A federal appeals court has ruled that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is violating the Clean Air Act by not enforcing mercury pollution limits at all coal-fired power plants, and calls on the agency to impose ...Read More

Charleston, WV – It's a tax break that could be worth $2,000, or even $4,000, for many West Virginia families -- and yet, many don't know about it. The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a refundable credit that can be claimed by low- and middle-income workers, especially those with children. ...Read More

Helena, MT – Reducing car and truck pollution, increasing bio-diesel production, and better-insulated homes are just three of 54 ideas from the Governor's Climate Change Advisory Committee to address climate change and greenhouse gas pollution. Now, the state wants to know what Montanans think ...Read More

Boise, ID – New billboards, bus benches and other forms of advertising are letting immigrants know they're welcome in the Gem State. It's part of the "Welcoming Idaho" campaign, designed to counter what organizers have called a "hate campaign" against immigrants, particularly Hispanics. Kent ...Read More

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