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PNS Daily Newscast - November 18, 2019 


President Trump invited to testify in person or in writing, says Pelosi; a battle over the worth of rooftop-solar electricity when it's sold back to the grid; the flu gets an early start; and the value of Texas family caregivers.

2020Talks - November 18, 2019 


Former Pres. Barack Obama cautioned Democrats to be more moderate, and incumbent Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards wins over Trump-backed Republican opponent.

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Archive: February 18, 2008

Washington, DC – The current Farm Bill is set to expire March 15, but work on its replacement is bogged down in Congress, as President Bush has threatened to veto any new Farm Bill that exceeds his spending goals. House Agriculture Committee Chairman, Rep. Collin Peterson (D-Minnesota), has re ...Read More

Los Angeles, CA – Scientific studies have been rewritten, censored, and sometimes entirely fabricated, according to 15,000 scientists from California, and around the country. They say it's time to stop what they call "political interference" that endangers public health. For example, former C ...Read More

Los Angeles, CA – "Secrets" are raising suspicions in California, as Congress continues to work on the next U.S. Farm Bill behind closed doors. President Bush has already threatened to veto the bill unless it sets real limits on payments made to already-profitable corporate farms. Most Califor ...Read More

Denver, CO - It's crunch time for the U.S. Farm Bill, but so far, reforms to direct payment limits would leave family farms in Colorado feeling the pinch, according to a new analysis from the Center for Rural Affairs. Report author Dan Owens says the proposed reforms would close one loophole, but le ...Read More

Boston, MA - House Speaker Sal Dimasi has pitched a plan to compromise with Governor Patrick on closing corporate tax loopholes. Some say Dimasi's plan falls short of the ultimate goal, however, which is raising revenue to make important investments and pay off a budget deficit. Dimasi's plan would ...Read More

Salem, OR – If you hunt or fish in Oregon, you're on the front lines to notice the impact of climate change on the environment. Today, a rally at the Oregon State Capitol will call on lawmakers to do something about it. Twenty-eight sportsmen's groups in the state have joined together to ask o ...Read More

Chicago, IL – Political surgery is just what the doctor ordered. Doctors will be among those rallying in Chicago today to call for an independent committee to devise a plan to rescue Cook County Health Services from financial crisis. Al Sharp, of the Emergency Network to Save Cook County Heal ...Read More

Boise, ID – It's reform -- in name only. The Center for Rural Affairs has taken a closer look at the new U.S. Farm Bill that Congress is finishing up, and finds that the proposed "limits" on payments made to large-scale, corporate farms could actually mean more money for those farms. Report a ...Read More

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