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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: January 14, 2009

St. Louis, MO – An 11th-hour rule that takes effect Sunday is stirring major controversy by allowing people who provide reproductive health services to refuse information or procedures that violate their consciences. Pro-choice advocates say that, based on the ruling, some women in Missouri c ...Read More

Columbus, OH - A new report finds clean, green energy improvements could be the catalyst needed to kick-start Ohio's flagging economy. According to the study from Environment Ohio, hundreds of thousands of jobs could be created in the Buckeye State with investments in green energy and green infrastr ...Read More

"Please Don't Shoot" - that's the message from activists gathering in downtown Oakland and in cities across the country to protest the shooting death of a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) passenger. The rally at Oakland City Hall today is part of a national day of non-violent protests over the New Year ...Read More

Chicago, IL – As the Camp Hope vigil near President-elect Barack Obama's Chicago home continues, peace and social justice activists are shifting gears today to focus on the fighting in Gaza. An all-day vigil will be held in remembrance of those killed and in hopes for a possible cease-fire. ...Read More

"Please Don't Shoot" - that's the message from activists gathering in downtown Oakland and in cities across the country to protest the shooting death of a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) passenger. The rally at Oakland City Hall today is part of a national day of non-violent protests over the New Year ...Read More

Harrisburg, PA - Just as Mother Nature is preparing to throw Pennsylvania into the deep freeze, more people are without heat because they can't pay their bills. Advocates for the poor say a Pennsylvania law enacted four years ago is a major factor in more utility disconnections this winter. The sta ...Read More

"Please Don't Shoot" - that's the message from activists gathering in downtown Oakland and in cities across the country to protest the shooting death of a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) passenger. The rally at Oakland City Hall today is part of a national day of non-violent protests over the New Year ...Read More

Helena, MT – Living in the country in this technological world is a lot like living in the city, and that's being pointed to as one of the reasons rural Montanans are not as healthy as they used to be. A study from the Center for Rural Affairs, "Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity in Rur ...Read More

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