PNS Daily Newscast - July 7, 2020 

The U.S. Supreme Court rules against rogue 2016 Electoral College voters; SBA pandemic aid goes to companies that don't pledge to save or create jobs.

2020Talks - July 7, 2020 

Biden's climate change task force is making some progress, a federal judge ordered the Dakota Access Pipeline shut down and today sees elections in NJ and DE.

Archive: April 3, 2008

Yorba Linda, CA - Tax help is just a phone call away, and it won't cost Californians a dime. Dialing '211' directs callers to groups that offer free tax assistance, such as AARP's Tax-Aide. Bill Jennings says the service is mostly for seniors and individuals with low and middle incomes and, this yea ...Read More

Denver, CO - How about some human rights and a living wage with that burrito? Supporters of Florida farmworkers who pick tomatoes for an annual wage that is well below the poverty line marched on the headquarters of Chipotle on Wednesday, demanding that the restaurant chain commit to working for bet ...Read More

Boston, MA - Tax time is a "season of giving" in Massachusetts – and not just to the Internal Revenue Service. A new report says Massachusetts' poorest families are wasting millions of dollars when they file their income tax returns. The Children's Defense Fund (CDF) report shows most Massach ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – Congress has been trying to work out the details of a 2008 Farm Bill, and the latest funding framework put forth by Agriculture Committee leaders doesn't bode well for Iowa's farm entrepreneurs. It would freeze funding for Rural Development programs and eliminate funding for t ...Read More

Durham, NH - New Hampshire's leading social worker says she'd like plenty of today's young people to follow in her footsteps - because the profession is in need of new recruits. Dr. L. Rene Bergeron is "Social Worker of the Year," so named by the New Hampshire Chapter of the National Association of ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – Hundreds of people are expected to rally at the State Capitol today to draw attention to the prevalence of child abuse. Connie Skillingstad, executive director of says it's a growing problem that's too often overlooked. "While Minnesota is really well known for our positive pa ...Read More

Charleston, WV - Drugs, alcohol, and construction sites could be a lethal combination. So, at a ceremony today, the Governor Manchin will sign a new drug-free worksite law. It will require companies that bid on state construction contracts to have drug and alcohol testing and prevention programs in ...Read More

Roanoke, VA - Environmental activists say no one group can solve the problems of global warming. Oxfam America is an organization that believes poverty is among those problems, and that the two issues should be addressed jointly. The group is teaming up with the Virginia Interfaith Center for Publi ...Read More

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