PNS Daily Newscast - May 26, 2020 

University of California gets high marks for shelving standardized test scores during the pandemic; and the work-from-home trend could be a boon for people with disabilities.

2020Talks - May 26, 2020 

Monday was Memorial Day. More than 100,000 people in the five major U.S. territories are military veterans, but can't vote for commander-in-chief. Plus, Puerto Rico has a statehood referendum this November.

Archive: April 9, 2008

Reno, NV – There's growing support for sustainable growth in northern Nevada, according to a new survey being released today. It shows a majority of voters want lawmakers to balance growth plans with natural resources. Pam Galloway is with Voices For a Sustainable Washoe County, the group th ...Read More

Harrisburg, PA – Hotels, restaurants and expensive resort homes. That's what developers have been proposing for some of the land inside 55 national parks across the country, according to a new report from the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA). It's land that Congress directed the ...Read More

Seattle, WA – It's no surprise, but now it's documented in black and white: The rich are getting richer, and the poor are getting poorer. It's happening in Washington as well as the rest of the country. A new report on "income inequality" says wages of the lowest-income families in the state ...Read More

Sioux Falls, SD – Having insurance coverage doesn't always make a family's concerns about the health care system disappear, according to a national survey of more than 26,000 people conducted by the AFL-CIO and Working America. Mark Anderson with the South Dakota Federation of Labor says th ...Read More

Des Moines IA – Hard economic times have a silver lining: They spawn many small businesses when people are pushed into entrepreneurship by losing their job. To help people in that situation start their new business out right, Des Moines Area Community College is sponsoring an Entrepreneurship ...Read More

Columbus, OH – The income gap is becoming a chasm in Ohio. A new report finds the gap has grown substantially between Ohioans over the last 20 years, with big income increases at the top and relatively stagnant incomes at the bottom and in the middle. Amy Hanauer with Policy Matters Ohio say ...Read More

Washington, D.C. – West Virginians looking to put a stop to mountaintop removal coal mining took their message to the nation's capitol Tuesday. The group met with Congressman Nick Rahall, but were not optimistic about his response. Carolyn van Zant of Mingo County was at the meeting. She wan ...Read More

Nashville, TN – It's a bitter pill for teachers. Tennessee lawmakers are considering a plan to require willing school employees--most likely teachers--to administer an invasive medication to epileptic students, but the state's educators call it a prescription for disaster for students with spe ...Read More

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