PNS Daily Newscast - May 28, 2020 

A grim milestone as U.S. COVID-19 deaths top 100,000; and 'housing justice' advocates fear folks who lost their jobs could lose their homes.

2020Talks - May 28, 2020 

Former VP Joe Biden condemns recent police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis as yet another deadly encounter between police and an unarmed Black man. He did so before a virtual talk with PA Gov. Tom Wolf, ahead of next Tuesday's eight primaries.

Archive: March 10, 2009

Cleveland, OH – It will be no easy task to slice the stimulus pie, but state lawmakers will soon have to allocate the billions of dollars coming to Ohio from the federal economic recovery package. The groups Policy Matters Ohio and Community Research Partners have collaborated on a report tha ...Read More

Chicago, IL – It's a big help - but not big enough. While many Illinois children and families will benefit from the federal economic recovery plan, a new report says it still leaves a hole of more than $5 billion in the state budget. Larry Joseph, director of Voices for Illinois Children's Bud ...Read More

Las Vegas, NV – As 2009 began, there were three coal-fired power plants proposed for Nevada: the Ely Energy Center, the Toqoup plant, and the White Pine Energy Station. Today, however, it looks as though none of them may be built. A hearing on the White Pine project set for Tuesday was postp ...Read More

It's being framed as a battle over the future of the middle class. As the Florida Legislature hammers out a new budget, the Florida AFL-CIO says a proposed constitutional amendment could ultimately affect the household budgets of millions of Florida families. Rep. Adam Hasner, the District 87 Repub ...Read More

Seattle, WA – After about 20 years in court, groups that represent conservation and fishing interests along the West Coast say it's time for a different approach to saving endangered salmon and steelhead. They're asking President Obama to appoint a federal Salmon Director to finalize and imple ...Read More

Boston, MA – A margin of error can mean a lost life. It's "Patient Safety Week," and healthcare advocates are taking their message to Massachusetts lawmakers. On Thursday at the State House at 10:00 a.m., they'll show videos that detail the devastating consequences of medical mistakes - includ ...Read More

Phoenix, AZ – Since Congress rejected a major immigration reform package two years ago, immigration enforcement has been stepped up. Arizona Democratic congressmen Raúl Grijalva and Ed Pastor believe one result has been an alarming increase in the number of families whose members are sepa ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – Supporters of a firearms-buying bill in the Minnesota Legislature say there's a lot of misinformation circulating about their proposal, and they want to set the record straight. HF 953 closes what they see as a loophole that allows unlicensed dealers to sell weapons without cond ...Read More

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