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: February 5, 2009

Olympia, WA - The latest economic snapshot of Washington State comes from AARP Washington. Its survey of 800 voters, released today, indicates financial concerns among every age group, but particularly those over 50. Almost half will delay retirement if things don’t turn around soon, and nearl ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – Cancer can be a diagnosis for financial ruin. That's the finding in an analysis of individual calls to the Health Insurance Assistance Service of the American Cancer Society. The service helps families affected by cancer who encounter problems navigating the health care system ...Read More

Harrisburg, PA - The union representing more than 187,000 Pennsylvania education professionals is hoping the governor's new budget, released Wednesday, will help close the gap between the "haves and have-nots" in the state's schools. The Pennsylvania State Education Association says groups of studen ...Read More

Columbus, OH - Some may call it pork spending, but energy experts say President Obama’s $6-billion request for weatherization in the stimulus bill will create thousands of green jobs in Ohio and help keep low-income Ohioans warm. The funds would be used to weatherize 1 million homes as part of ...Read More

Missoula, MT – Montana’s newest movie stars make their debut today – they’re a mother grizzly bear with two cubs and a young male bear, all living in Yellowstone National Park. The documentary "Grizzly" follows the bears as they overcome obstacles in nature, and some man-made ...Read More

New York, NY — The Obama administration plans to invest billions of dollars in clean energy, but will that create good-paying jobs in New York? The plan is expected to generate 4 million jobs, but a new report says some "green jobs," such as many in recycling, pay as low as $8.25 an hour. Re ...Read More

Salem, OR – Immigration activists say a judge’s ruling in Columbia County could be the start of much needed reforms across Oregon. At issue is Measure 5-190, which would fine employers in the county who hire undocumented immigrants. County voters approved the measure in November, but Cir ...Read More

Nashville, TN – After being vetoed twice by former President Bush, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) has been signed into law by President Obama. The program provides health insurance for children from families too well-off to qualify for Medicaid, but not well-off enough to ...Read More

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