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PNS Daily Newscast - April 7, 2020 


Wisconsin holds its presidential primary today, despite late action by the governor to try to postpone it. And public assistance programs are overhauled in response to COVID-19.

2020Talks - April 7, 2020 


Today's the Wisconsin primary, although Democratic Gov. Tony Evers tried to delay by executive order. A conservative majority on the state Supreme Court blocked the delay, after the Republican Legislature previously stymied similar efforts.

Archive: June 10, 2008

Charleston, WV – If you're being stalked, how do you prove it - or prove that it's a threat to your safety? This month, a new West Virginia law spells out the particulars, about what constitutes the age-old crime of stalking. It includes following someone home repeatedly, installing global pos ...Read More

Los Angeles, CA - The big winner in last week's California primary may have been - the environment. Conservation groups say, for the most part, California voters elected candidates who have what they believe are the best environmental policies. They also defeated a proposition that could have create ...Read More

Lander, WY – Wyoming needs to take a stingier approach when it comes to water, according to the State Geologist. He's recommending in a new report that the state be more selective about coal-bed methane development, because in some cases, hundreds of barrels of underground water are brought up ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – It looks like Congress won't consider the Climate Security Act until next year, which puts a federal policy on climate change on hold, at least for several more months. So, Iowa Senator Rob Hogg, who is a member of the Governor's Climate Change Advisory Council, says it's time ...Read More

Brentwood, NY - Only weeks after a court threw out one plan for verifying the legal status of workers, Suffolk County lawmakers are set to vote on a new one. The resolution would require about 1,000 contractors who do business with the county to verify the legal citizenship records of all newly-hire ...Read More

Minneapolis, MN – It's not every day that hospitals are congratulated for serving good food. Several Minnesota healthcare facilities are among 127 listed in a new, national report that identifies hospitals focusing on better ways to use food to promote health. Marie Kulick, of the coalition He ...Read More

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