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PNS Daily News - December 12, 2019 


A House Committee begins debate on articles of impeachment; Washington state is set to launch a paid family, medical leave program; advocates for refugees say disinformation clouds their case; and a new barrier to abortion in Kentucky.

2020Talks - December 12, 2019 


Today’s the deadline to qualify for this month’s debate, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang made it - the only non-white candidate who’ll be on stage. Plus, former Secretary Julián Castro questions the order of primary contests.

Archive: March 11, 2009

Lansing, MI - President Obama gets an apple on his desk from Michigan teachers for his education agenda, including improved early-childhood and K-12 education programs, promoting innovation and excellence in the classroom, and merit pay for teachers. Some observers believe the question of merit p ...Read More

St. Paul - They're down with the farm on Capitol Hill. Farming advocates from Minnesota are returning home after a two-day national convention in Washington, D.C, with some optimism for the future of agriculture. Minnesota Farmer's Union president Doug Peterson says he was encouraged to hear House S ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – State policymakers will get some financial advice today. About a thousand members of Minnesota's largest public employees' union will be at the Capitol to rally and talk with lawmakers about the state's budget deficit. Governor Tim Pawlenty's plan for dealing with the budget gap ...Read More

Madison, WI - It could be a new model for cleaning up lakes across the state of Wisconsin. Environmental groups are praising Governor Jim Doyle for announcing financial support for the construction of two anaerobic manure digesters to be located in northern Dane County. Peter Taglia, a staff scien ...Read More

Albany, NY – The first of approximately $2.5 billion dollars in federal recovery funds for education will start to arrive in Albany within a few weeks. The prospect is putting smiles on the faces of New York's teachers, many of whom had faced layoffs. Education officials around the state got t ...Read More

Salem, OR – State lawmakers are being asked to expand the PEAK (Physical Education for All Kids) program – no small feat in a 'down' economy. Health care advocates say a tight budget is a good reason to increase PE funding in schools, to prevent the expensive medical problems that come w ...Read More

Rock Springs, WY – The Wyoming Range is being celebrated as "sacred ground" this week in Rock Springs. Union workers, faith leaders and outfitters are gathering there for a discussion about protecting the Range, and the Wyoming Range Legacy Act – which is before Congress in an omnibus pu ...Read More

Bozeman, MT - Grizzlies are moving into Bozeman Thursday night, as the big bears are featured in the premiere of the new documentary "Grizzly." The filmmakers follow two Yellowstone grizzlies over the course of four years, as well as ranchers, politicians and homeowners in the area who have learned ...Read More

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