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PNS Daily Newscast - February 28 2020 


Coronavirus updates from coast to coast; and safety-net programs face deep cuts by Trump administration.

2020Talks - February 28, 2020 


Tomorrow are the South Carolina primaries, and former VP Joe Biden leads in the poll, followed by winner of the first three contests, Sen. Bernie Sanders and businessman Tom Steyer. Some Republican South Carolinians may vote for Sanders because they want closed primaries.

Archive: February 20, 2009

Las Vegas, NV – Immediately following President Obama's signing of the $800-billion stimulus plan, some state lawmakers began to take credit for bringing money home - even those who voted against it. Except in Nevada. So far, no Nevada members of Congress have taken the opportunity to tout the ...Read More

Boise, ID – An Idaho legislative committee is deciding today whether to update the Idaho Human Rights Act to add non-discrimination protections based on sexual orientation or gender identity. Idaho Women’s Network Executive Director Donna Wade says it's needed because most folks don&# ...Read More

Helena, MT – Montana legislators are considering new regulations for buildings along all or parts of ten rivers. Lawmakers held a public hearing yesterday on the Big Sky Rivers Act, which would establish a 250-foot setback on the Yellowstone, Gallatin, Missouri, Clark Fork and Flathead Rivers, ...Read More

Nashville, TN - With the stimulus bill passed, the Obama administration will soon turn to another giant challenge - health care. With lawmakers in Washington set to begin groundwork on health care legislation next week, Tennesseans are invited to help craft the national agenda for health care reform ...Read More

McMinnville, OR – 55 percent more Oregonians are having trouble paying their home heating bills this year, compared to the same period one year ago. The news comes from a new report called the Low-Income Energy Assistance Snapshot – a look at what goes on in county community action agenc ...Read More

New York, NY — Local experts say President Obama’s $75-billion plan to help distressed homeowners is a good start, but it fails to reach all New Yorkers who are underwater with bad home loans. They claim homeowners upstate will receive the most help, while many in the New York metro area ...Read More

Novi, MI - Autism is considered by some to be epidemic, though there's no consensus on why the number of cases is increasing. Nearly one-in-150 children is diagnosed with autism each year. The first International Conference on Autism Spectrum Disorders gets underway today in Novi. Jamie McGillivar ...Read More

Olympia, WA - Washington’s budget challenge is greater than expected, according to the new state revenue forecast released late Thursday. It projects an almost $8-billion shortfall through 2011, which is about $2 billion more than the last projection in November. In Olympia, Democrats are sayi ...Read More

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