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PNS Daily Newscast - March 27, 2020 


The U.S. now has more confirmed coronavirus cases than any other country. Despite the pandemic, Election 2020 continues and states are making changes.

2020Talks - March 27, 2020 


3.3 million people reported being jobless last week, according to new Labor Department numbers. And Puerto Rico was supposed to hold primaries this weekend, though they pushed it back to late April, because of COVID-19.

Archive: December 1, 2009

SEATTLE - It's not your imagination that the typical Washington paycheck doesn't go as far today as it once did. The new "State of Working Washington" report from the Economic Opportunity Institute (EOI) details why most Washington residents have become less financially secure in the past ten years, ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The health care reform debate has come down to the wire, with just weeks left for Congress to meet their Christmas deadline for reform. The big debate in the effort this week is addressing the inequality in Medicare costs in certain states. Senator Al Franken says his job is to ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A state-directed effort to create jobs through building and renovating affordable housing units could both aid job creation and provide homes for low- and moderate-income workers. That's what Minnesota Housing Partnership director Chip Halbach told members of the state House Jobs T ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Young people in Ohio are joining the growing number of voices pushing to revamp policies surrounding sex education and access to contraception. Today, testimony will be heard in the state House Education Committee on HB 316, called the Act for Our Children's Future, which would requ ...Read More

TUCSON, Ariz. - It appears that support for immigration reform is diversifying beyond traditional Latino-led organizations and mainline churches to include African-American groups, law enforcement, and evangelicals. The 40-denomination National Association of Evangelicals recently passed a resolutio ...Read More

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Florida legislature has announced a special session beginning Thursday, to consider the Sunrail legislation, a proposed $1.2 billion plan to bring commuter rail to greater Orlando. It has failed twice, but supporters say it would created badly-needed Florida jobs and bring Fl ...Read More

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