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: May 18, 2009

Harrisburg, PA - Pennsylvania has a major stake in President Obama's executive order establishing the Chesapeake Bay as a "National Treasure." The state has two major watersheds draining into the Bay, the Susquehanna and Potomac rivers, and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation says cleaning up the Bay mean ...Read More

Madison, WI - A new book by two University of Wisconsin law professors raises questions about the need to solve a problem that may not exist. There have been calls by politicians to reform the state civil justice system to limit awards that go to plaintiffs, but those calls for action could be based ...Read More

Charleston, WV – The federal government is offering West Virginia additional funding to expand unemployment coverage, and one group that could be made eligible for coverage for the first time is people who leave their jobs because of a domestic crisis. Advocates for survivors of domestic viole ...Read More

Phoenix, AZ – Large cuts in the state budget aren't just affecting Arizona government agencies and state workers; there's a ripple effect also hitting private firms with state contracts. One example is Arizona-based Human Resource Training Incorporated, which contracts with the state to prov ...Read More

Washington D.C. – Congress is expected to begin debate today on the American Clean Energy and Security Act, which supporters say would help transition the country to clean alternative forms of energy and create jobs in North Dakota at the same time. The Pew Environment Group finds in a new pol ...Read More

Washington D.C. – Iowa was promoting clean energy and the job creation that comes with it long before most states, and currently the state is second only to Texas in wind energy production. Today Congress is expected to begin debate on the American Clean Energy and Security Act, which could he ...Read More

Washington, D.C. – The Tennessee Labor Department projects that the state could gain 45,000 new "green" jobs with an investment in energy efficiency and renewable energy production. Today, Congress is expected to begin debate on the American Clean Energy and Security Act, which supporters sa ...Read More

Arlington, VA - Environmentalists, religious leaders and politicians hold a rally today to keep the heat on Congress to pass climate change legislation. This week congressional Democrats expect to open the door and finally get the massive American Clean Energy and Security Act onto the floor of th ...Read More

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