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PNS Daily News - December 13, 2019 


Brexit wins at the polls in the U.K.; major changes come to New England immigration courts today; and more than a million acres in California have been cleared for oil and gas drilling.

2020Talks - December 13, 2013  


The House passes legislation to reign in drug prices, Sen. Bernie Sanders is on the upswing, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang plays Iowa congressional candidate J.D. Scholten - who's running against long-time incumbent Steve King - in a game of basketball.

Archive: August 4, 2008

Las Vegas, NV – Wait until fall. That's the word from supporters of federal legislation that could help tens of thousands of Nevada families. The bill, HR 6049 is called the "Tax Extender," in part, because it extends the federal Child Tax Credit to more families on a temporary basis. Jon Sas ...Read More

American Lake, WA – A pilot program is underway in the Seattle area to help veterans who want to vote in this year's elections, but find themselves hospitalized and unable to register or vote without assistance. Members of the League of Women Voters have received training from the King County ...Read More

Nashville, TN – A bill awaiting U.S. Senate action could mean major benefits for thousands of Tennessee foster children, but it looks like they'll have to wait until the Senate Finance Committee reconvenes next month. Currently, many children in foster care experience multiple placements and ...Read More

Albany, NY - Governor David Paterson faces his biggest test yet, one he has likened to the Great Depression — dealing with a projected $6.4 billion budget deficit. Things are so tough, warns Paterson, that even healthcare and education could be on the chopping block when a special legislative ...Read More

Albuquerque, NM - The latest news on the nation's economy and job market has been gloomy, but at least one analysis predicts the gray skies could clear up as the nation moves toward renewable energy. The report, published by the Blue Green Alliance, predicts the creation of 800,000 "green collar" j ...Read More

Denver, CO - Helping rural entrepreneurs is one of the objectives of the many-faceted U.S. Farm Bill. Funding for loans, training and first-time farmers and ranchers survived the Congressional debate about the Farm Bill - and now, programs are in place to assist small businesses in rural Colorado, f ...Read More

Grand Rapids, MI - Some seniors in the Great Lakes area are feeling the effects of the current housing market slump firsthand. Normally, members of Michigan's retirement set would be ready to downsize, perhaps moving into assisted living or other types of senior communities. But nowadays, they're fi ...Read More

Laramie, WY – Wyoming wants the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to do more to "feather the nest" for the state's sage grouse. Governor Freudenthal has unveiled a set of recommendations to try to stop the documented decline of the species amid oil and gas production, including setting up f ...Read More

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