PNS Daily Newscast - May 26, 2020 

University of California gets high marks for shelving standardized test scores during the pandemic; and the work-from-home trend could be a boon for people with disabilities.

2020Talks - May 26, 2020 

Monday was Memorial Day. More than 100,000 people in the five major U.S. territories are military veterans, but can't vote for commander-in-chief. Plus, Puerto Rico has a statehood referendum this November.

Archive: February 13, 2008

Denver - The economic stimulus package President Bush is expected to sign this week will put some money in Coloradans' wallets - but some critics say that, at the same time, his proposed budget carries cuts that could offset that bonus. Kathy White with the Colorado Fiscal Policy Institute says the ...Read More

Columbus, OH – Each year at tax time, many Ohioans fail to get the credits they are due. The state of Ohio and non-profit groups are teaming up to spread the word about the Earned Income Tax Credit and other credits for low- and moderate-income residents, which can amount to more than four t ...Read More

Olympia, WA – Washington's elderly and disabled are among the state's most vulnerable residents, and the people who take care of them are asking for more state funding, to improve nursing home conditions as well as their own working conditions. A new study commissioned by the caregivers' union ...Read More

Minneapolis, MN – Use of food shelves across Minnesota is "exploding," according to an advocate for the hungry who has just toured the state to get an update on use and trends in the public food supplies. Sue Kainz, spokeswoman with Minnesota Foodshare, is just back from a two-week trip meeti ...Read More

Santa Fe - Kind of like trying to clean with a filthy rag - that's how critics characterize a uranium mining clean-up bill being heard today in the state capitol in Santa Fe. They say it could actually let companies off the hook for clean-up of old mines, while promoting new mining operations. Chri ...Read More

Washington, D.C. - Family leave doesn't have to leave families without income while they handle such things as childbirth and family medical emergencies. The U.S. Senate is looking at updating the Family and Medical Leave Act, to give Americans eight weeks of partially-paid leave for such matters. ...Read More

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