PNS Daily Newscast - April 7, 2020 

Wisconsin holds its presidential primary today, despite late action by the governor to try to postpone it. And public assistance programs are overhauled in response to COVID-19.

2020Talks - April 7, 2020 

Today's the Wisconsin primary, although Democratic Gov. Tony Evers tried to delay by executive order. A conservative majority on the state Supreme Court blocked the delay, after the Republican Legislature previously stymied similar efforts.

Archive: May 28, 2009

St. Louis, MO - As Congressional leaders prepare to debate health care reform in Washington, DC this summer, advocates for reproductive health in Missouri are hoping the lawmakers will include issues such as combating teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in their considerations. ...Read More

Londonderry, NH – Tough economic times have left many New Hampshire businesses wondering how to pay their bills, let alone reduce their climate footprint. But, for Stonyfield Farm in Londonderry, being green has not only been good for the planet, it has helped increase the bottom line, says Ca ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – There have only been two cases of human trafficking prosecuted in Iowa since tough state laws were enacted in 2006, perhaps because it's a crime so difficult to spot that even those in law enforcement can miss it. Planned Parenthood of Greater Iowa offers training classes for ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – Cancer rates in the United States have dropped again and, according to the latest American Cancer Society (ACS) report, the good news can be traced to three factors. Chuck Reed, with the ACS' Iowa chapter, says experts credit less smoking, better medical treatment and, most im ...Read More

Harrisburg, PA – A new report from the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center says a tax on natural gas extraction in Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale would help with clean-up now, and in the future, when the drilling has stopped. Research director for the center, Mike Wood, says some of the mone ...Read More

Congress is expected to begin debate this week on a bill some believe could save Floridians nearly $1.8 billion on their power bills by 2025. Supporters say the American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES) is a comprehensive bill, which would reduce dependence on foreign oil by re-powering America ...Read More

Albany, NY – Long Island's Shinnecock Indian Nation has reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of the Interior that puts it closer to federal recognition of their tribal status and could bring them nearer their goal of opening a casino on or near their reservation in Southhampton. Wit ...Read More

Seattle - The Obama administration brings its salmon "listening tour" to Seattle on Thursday, facing a court deadline to come up with an acceptable federal plan to manage endangered Northwest fish populations. On Wednesday, top members of the president's environmental team toured the Lower Monument ...Read More

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