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 orders the Dakota Access Pipeline shut down; and today sees elections in NJ and DE.

Archive: July 21, 2008

Johnson City, TN - Getting the education necessary for a better-paying job requires time and money that many single, working parents just don't have. In Tennessee, some working mothers are turning to online learning programs for help. Helen MacDermott works with Project Working Mom, an outreach eff ...Read More

Lyons, NE – A new career in agriculture can be daunting, but there's hope - and federal money available - for those who are serious about giving it a try. Funding for the "Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program" survived the recent Congressional wrangling over the multi-billion-dolla ...Read More

New York, NY — Three million New Yorkers celebrate an important anniversary this week. The "Americans with Disabilities Act" (ADA), the law credited with making it easier to get around for millions of people with disabilities, is turning 18. After almost two decades, Congress is considering u ...Read More

Seattle, WA - Sockeye salmon are returning to the Columbia River in numbers several times what harvest managers had estimated. It's good news for conservation groups – they won the court rulings that required the Bonneville Power Administration to release more water over the dams, making it ea ...Read More

Sacramento, CA - Move the goods, but hold the pollution. That's the idea behind state legislation to improve air quality at California's ports. Los Angeles, Long Beach and Oakland are home to three of the nation's busiest ports; as a result, they have some of the country's least healthy air. Senato ...Read More

Madison, WI – Wisconsin legislators have earned their "green stripes," with the highest marks ever from the League of Conservation Voters (LCV). The tallies are based on their votes on energy, conservation, water quality and environmental issues. As Jennifer Giegerich, LCV's capital liaison, p ...Read More

Traverse City, MI - A sleek, fast 60-foot sailboat is completing a quick run from Chicago to the Straits of Mackinac this week. The "Earth Voyager" then sails to Traverse City, its latest stop on a tour of the Great Lakes. The journey is being undertaken to promote projects to restore and protect t ...Read More

Madison, SD – Helping producers transition to organic farming, and giving the public a better understanding of the industry, are the goals of the Northern Plains Sustainable Agriculture Society. Its "Summer Symposium and Farm Tour" takes place on Tuesday in South Dakota. The tour includes a ...Read More

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