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PNS Daily Newscast - March 27, 2020 


The U.S. now has more confirmed coronavirus cases than any other country. Despite the pandemic, Election 2020 continues and states are making changes.

2020Talks - March 27, 2020 


3.3 million people reported being jobless last week, according to new Labor Department numbers. And Puerto Rico was supposed to hold primaries this weekend, though they pushed it back to late April, because of COVID-19.

Archive: March 6, 2008

Missoula, MT – Missoula is looking for ideas on how to revamp its city center, and instead of depending on experts to tell the city how to do it, they're asking residents for design ideas. George Crandall is with the architectural firm that will tabulate public input. He says letting residents ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – A new survey by AARP Minnesota finds Minnesota consumers overwhelmingly want lawmakers to approve health care reform this session. Spokeswoman Amy McDonough says there's strong support for access to comprehensive, affordable coverage. "One of the most important findings was tha ...Read More

Madison, WI – With the Wisconsin legislative session ending next week, supporters of a smoke-free workplace law are accusing leading state lawmakers of "running out the clock" to avoid a vote on it. Dona Wininsky with the American Lung Association in Wisconsin says there's enough support in b ...Read More

Dickson County, TN – Leaky trash is landing in court in Tennessee. A lawsuit has been filed to try to make Dickson County and the City of Dickson get a handle on a toxic industrial chemical seeping from the Dickson landfill. Trichloroethylene, called TCE, has been found in groundwater, wells ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – The legislature is considering a bill that calls for spending more than $20 million over five years to fund an odor reduction study of factory farms. A committee vote is expected today in the Senate. Farmer Barb Kalbach with Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement thinks the s ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – Thanks to record prices for corn and soybeans, Iowa farm income is soaring, but U.S. taxpayers are still spending up to $20 billion a year on subsidies, with the largest 10 percent of farmers getting the lion's share. Stephen Lauer, a volunteer with Oxfam Action Corps, says t ...Read More

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