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PNS Daily Newscast - October 1, 2020 


Concern that Trump's Proud Boys comments could encourage "alt-right" groups; report finds key swing states went into manufacturing decline pre-pandemic.


2020Talks - October 1, 2020 


Experts are concerned about white supremacist violence leading up to the election. And, the Presidential Debate Commission says they plan to change rules after Trump's almost constant interruptions.

Archive: February 2, 2009

Washington D.C. – In just over two weeks on the job, President Obama reversed a series of Bush administration policies affecting the environment. Among other actions, he ordered the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to review California's request to regulate emissions and the Transportatio ...Read More

Phoenix, AZ – Having agreed on 1.6 billion dollars in budget cuts for the current year, Arizona lawmakers are setting their sights on next fiscal year's expected three billion shortfall, and public schools face another big reduction. K-12 schools were cut by more than 100-million dollars just ...Read More

New York City, NY - New Yorkers on the upper end of the income scale are targeted in new "fair-share" tax legislation being drawn up in the State Senate. In order to help close the state's $15 billion deficit, increased income taxes may be in store for the state's richest residents. State Senator ...Read More

Santa Fe – The economic downturn should not drag New Mexico kids down with it. That is the word from teachers across the state who support two bills in the state legislature that would revise the funding formula for public schools. The bills are HB331 and HB346, both introduced by Rep. Mimi St ...Read More

St. Louis, MO – With the biggest spending bill in American history on the line, the U.S. Senate will potentially vote today on the economic stimulus package. Many Missourians affected by the slumping economy are getting desperate for food, health care and utility bill help, according to the ...Read More

Las Vegas, NV – President Obama's $819 billion economic recovery plan heads to the U.S. Senate this week for a vote. Tucked into the clean energy portion of the bill is hope for creating thousands of Nevada jobs. That's the word from conservationists, who say the measure will bolster both the ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – Now that the U.S. Senate has approved the re-authorization of the State Children's Health Insurance Program (S-CHIP), it appears that expansion of Iowa's HAWK-I program will take place on schedule. After twice being vetoed by President Bush, the measure to re-authorize S-CHI ...Read More

Richmond, VA – Virginia may become the first state in the nation to move backward toward paperless electronic voting. A Senate subcommittee votes on Tuesday on overturning the Virginia law requiring the state to phase out paperless voting. Since 2004, Virginia law has required counties buyin ...Read More

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