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PNS Daily Newscast - February 28 2020 


Coronavirus updates from coast to coast; and safety-net programs face deep cuts by Trump administration.

2020Talks - February 28, 2020 


Tomorrow are the South Carolina primaries, and former VP Joe Biden leads in the poll, followed by winner of the first three contests, Sen. Bernie Sanders and businessman Tom Steyer. Some Republican South Carolinians may vote for Sanders because they want closed primaries.

Archive: April 10, 2008

Helena, MT – Getting on the ballot for statewide office in Montana is easy -- if you're a Republican or a Democrat, that is. If not, there are myriad laws regarding signature-gathering, tighter deadlines, and fees that make the task practically impossible, according to a lawsuit filed in feder ...Read More

Boston, MA - Massachusetts' healthcare reform effort is two years old today, and many are calling it a 'happy anniversary.' Since the landmark legislation was signed into law, more than 300,000 people who had been living without health insurance now are covered. Thousands of others, including James ...Read More

Lyons, NE – Farmers and ranchers who have made it a point to practice conservation measures can receive payments for their efforts by enrolling in the federal "Conservation Security Program" (CSP). Traci Bruckner, with the Center for Rural Affairs, says the program focuses on practices that pr ...Read More

Harrisburg, PA - We pay half, you pay half, and the job gets done. That's the new game plan unveiled by five groups who have made it their joint goal to see Pennsylvania meet federal requirements to stop pollution from entering and damaging Chesapeake Bay. The "fair share" proposal calls for $170 mi ...Read More

Detroit, MI - Babies can't be spoiled. That's the first piece of advice from a Detroit mental health expert who specializes in infants. She's sharing tips as part of Michigan's "Month of the Young Child." As Licensed Master Social Worker Julie Ribaudo explains, research shows that early experience ...Read More

Woodburn, OR – Car caravans in the Salem area this weekend will be cruising to attract attention, and new voters. They'll wind through the streets on Saturday in Independence, Salem and Woodburn, with a nonpartisan "get out the vote" message aimed at Latinos. In the last presidential election ...Read More

Peterborough, NH - Some of New Hampshire's neediest children will get a helping hand from the stars of tomorrow -- through the hit television show, "American Idol." The show has named the Children's Defense Fund (CDF) as a beneficiary of its "Idol Gives Back" fundraiser. CDF spokesperson Ashley Whi ...Read More

Madison, WI – Steelworkers are teaming up with conservation groups to call for more clean energy production and manufacturing, in Wisconsin and around the country. Chuck Geiger is with the Blue-Green Alliance in Wisconsin, a partnership of the United Steelworkers, the Sierra Club, and the Natu ...Read More

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