PNS Daily News - December 12, 2019 

A House Committee begins debate on articles of impeachment; Washington state is set to launch a paid family, medical leave program; advocates for refugees say disinformation clouds their case; and a new barrier to abortion in Kentucky.

2020Talks - December 12, 2019 

Today’s the deadline to qualify for this month’s debate, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang made it - the only non-white candidate who’ll be on stage. Plus, former Secretary Julián Castro questions the order of primary contests.

Archive: August 27, 2008

Helena, MT – A woman's work is never done, nor is it worth much salary-wise, at least in Montana. New data from the U.S. Census Bureau on income, poverty and health insurance show Montana is last in the nation when it comes to the earning power of women who work full-time. The report also show ...Read More

Richmond, VA – It's a big job, and they've had a year to do it - but time is running short. Governor Tim Kaine appointed his Governor's Commission on Climate Change last December, and charged appointees with preparing a plan for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, statewide. The final report m ...Read More

Denver, CO - The message at the Democratic Convention Tuesday centered on economic struggles and a brighter future, but new data from the Census Bureau shows the battle against poverty is not being won in Colorado, with a big jump in the percentage of children living in poverty. Ed Shelleby with the ...Read More

Seattle, WA – Just over ten percent of Washingtonians are considered "poor" by federal government standards, according to new figures compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau for 2007. Currently, poverty means a monthly income of less than $900 a month for singles, and less than $1800 for a family o ...Read More

Denver, CO - They're asking young voters to "Get On the Bus" in Denver and ride it all the way to an informed decision on Election Day. It's "Young Voters Day" today at the Democratic National Convention. The groups Project Vote Smart and Rock the Vote say they'll have their "Voter's Self Defense Bu ...Read More

Huron, SD – Ethanol will be in the spotlight at the South Dakota State Fair this weekend when the Farmers Union sponsors a public forum to educate fairgoers about alternative fuels. Farmers Union state president Doug Sombke says the Saturday afternoon gathering will feature experts who will ...Read More

Pittsburgh, PA – Good news for Pennsylvania on several fronts, according to the Census Bureau. A new report shows household income in the state is up and poverty is down. Scilla Wahrhaftig with the American Friends Service Committee of Pennsylvania says while improvements get kudos, there are ...Read More

Sacramento, CA - California's working families are losing their economic "cushion." New numbers from the Census Bureau show that nearly 4.6 million Californians had incomes below the federal poverty line in 2007, showing more families are falling into poverty. Jean Ross with the California Budget ...Read More

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