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PNS Daily Newscast - September 29, 2020 


Trump tax revelations point to disparity in nation's tax system; Pelosi and Mnuchin make last-ditch effort at pandemic relief.


2020Talks - September 29, 2020 


Today's the first presidential debate in Cleveland, Ohio. And a British news show reports a Trump campaign effort to suppress the Black vote in 2016.

Archive: April 14, 2009

Nashville, TN – While advocacy groups, including AARP and the NAACP, are demanding that elderly and disabled Tennesseans receive better nursing home care, the state's nursing home industry wants to limit the amounts of damages juries can award in cases of abuse, neglect and even death caused b ...Read More

Bismarck, ND – Someday soon, the North Dakota weather will be warm enough to plant that spring garden. And this year, gardeners might aim for more than just the routine roundup of their favorite vegetables and flowers. Naturalist David Mizjewski of the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) says ...Read More

Bismarck, ND – For North Dakota, it's been a double dose of emotional stress - first, the economic downturn; and now, the physical and mental stress from constant worry about everything lost in the disastrous floods. Today, State Director Susan Helgeland of Mental Health America of North Dako ...Read More

New York — New York's newest U.S. Senator, Kirsten Gillibrand, says a simple majority vote should be sufficient to enact President Obama's healthcare reform plan - and she predicts that vote will be taken in Congress this year. During this week's congressional recess, Democrat Gillibrand met ...Read More

Springfield, IL – "Tax Day" is Wednesday, April 15, and some of Illinois' public policy groups are using the occasion to champion at least one way to make the state's tax system more fair. They're convinced that an increase in the state Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) could bring relief to low ...Read More

Phoenix, AZ – Legalizing the estimated 200,000 undocumented workers in Arizona would improve wages and working conditions for all workers in the state, according to a new report. Angela Kelley, director of the nonpartisan Immigration Policy Center (IPC), says her organization has pulled togeth ...Read More

Mountain Home, ID – Pinwheels have been popping up in yards all around the state. The blue-and-silver toys may be whimsical, but they're being 'planted' for a very serious purpose, as part of the "Pinwheels for Prevention" campaign to draw attention to the prevention of child abuse and neglect ...Read More

Washington, D.C. – The dollars and cents of immigration reform make a lot of sense for the beleaguered U.S. economy. The net economic gain would be $66 billion in new state and federal revenue, according to a new report. The review, from the nonpartisan Immigration Policy Center, notes that F ...Read More

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