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PNS Daily News - November 22, 2019 


President Trump signs a spending bill to avert a government shutdown; it's deadline day for cities to opt out of a federal opioid settlement; and a new report says unsafe toys still are in stores.

2020Talks - November 22, 2019 


Affordable housing legislation was introduced in Congress yesterday, following the first debate questions about housing. Plus, Israeli PM Bibi Netanyahu was indicted for fraud, bribery, and breach of trust, just days after the Trump administration’s policy greenlighting Israeli settlement of the West Bank. And finally, former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg continues his slow and steady potential entry into the race.

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Archive: March 5, 2008

Billings, MT – There's a green light for clean water in Montana rivers and streams. The Environmental Protection Agency has approved the state's rules meant to limit pollution of rivers and streams by coal bed methane production. Tongue River rancher Mark Fix says it's been a long time comin ...Read More

Denver, CO - They're calling it a "back door bureaucratic move" to cut critical health coverage. Public health advocates say the Bush administration has been bypassing Congress, making cuts, and restricting access to Medicaid and other health programs by issuing new federal rules. And if they all go ...Read More

Olympia, WA – The death of one of his young constituents has led Spokane Representative Timm Ormsby to challenge Washington's wrongful death laws. Ormsby says most people probably don't realize that if an adult residing in Washington state dies with no spouse or children, the parents aren't co ...Read More

Los Angeles, CA - They say you know it's bad when firemen, police officers and teachers can't afford to live in the communities they serve. Today hundreds of residents and housing advocates will gather outside Los Angeles City Hall to address the city's shortage of affordable housing. The coalitio ...Read More

Sioux Falls, SD – Colon cancer is one of the most preventable cancers, but the bad news is that screening rates for it are low in South Dakota. Now however more residents will have access to screening, thanks to a new initiative sponsored by the South Dakota Comprehensive Cancer Control Progr ...Read More

Grand Rapids, MI – It's not just book learning that kids need these days; computer training has also become a key part of public education. School students from around Michigan are showcasing ways technology is used in the classroom this week. Projects range from a PowerPoint presentation abou ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – How should judges be chosen? That's under discussion at the Minnesota State Capitol and the subject of a proposed constitutional amendment. House bill sponsor Steve Simon says it is aimed at getting money and politics out of the process because, too often, judges are selected fo ...Read More

Salem, OR – Oregon children are doing better in terms of learning and the overall financial stability of their families, according to a new report by Children First for Oregon. But the latest breakdown by county shows that, by most measures of health, education, child care and child safety, Or ...Read More

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