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PNS Daily Newscast - November 15, 2019 


President Trump asks SCOTUS to block release of his tax returns; use of the death penalty is on the decline across the country; and a push to make nutrition part of the health-care debate.

2020Talks - November 14, 2019 


It's World Diabetes Day, and health care, including the high cost of insulin and other drugs, is a top issue for many voters. Plus, do early states like Iowa and New Hampshire have an outsized role in the nomination process?

Daily Newscasts

Archive: March 5, 2008

Las Vegas, NV – There's a battle in Washington this week with nearly $300 billion of your tax dollars at stake. At issue is the national farm bill, and many worry that, no matter who wins, the Silver State won't be seeing much green. Michelle Perez, with the Environmental Working Group, expl ...Read More

Portland, OR - If you've visited a nursing home recently, it may seem like there are never enough hands to meet of all the residents' needs and requests. A Governor's Commission came to the same conclusion, and has recommended a higher staff-to-resident ratio, which goes into effect this week. The O ...Read More

Olympia, WA – It's a new twist on unionizing. Instead of workers negotiating with employers, childcare centers and their workers want collective bargaining rights with the state. A bill aiming to allow that is on the Senate floor this week. Washington pays a subsidy to help poor families get c ...Read More

Knoxville, TN – Bed sores, lost jobs and a risk to public safety -- a coalition of advocacy groups say that's been the result of cost-cutting at the Tennessee Department of Mental Retardation Services, and they're holding meetings this week, including one tonight, to hear from those impacted b ...Read More

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