PNS Daily Newscast - June 5, 2020 

It will likely take donations to help the Twin Cities recover from damage by looters; and state and local governments look for relief in next stimulus bill.

2020Talks - June 5, 2020 

Democrats and Republicans have had drastically different responses to President Trump's militarized response to protests in the nation's capital. And, new electoral maps will be drawn next year, some by legislatures and others by outside entities.

Archive: May 6, 2009

Nashville, TN – The Tennessee State Ethics Commission was established after five state lawmakers were convicted of accepting bribes following a 2005 sting the FBI called Operation Tennessee Waltz. Now that recently-formed commission could be downsized under legislation proposed by State Senato ...Read More

Cincinnati, OH - Dealing with a picky eater is a common complaint among parents, but for those who have a child affected by autism, it's more than just a growing pain. New research from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center finds that a limited variety of food can result in a high risk of se ...Read More

Columbus, OH - Thousands of Ohio teens take on the tough role of being parents each year, after unexpected pregnancies. Today is the Seventh Annual National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, and children's organizations in Ohio are hoping to focus the attention of teenagers on the importance of delayin ...Read More

Springfield, IL – There'll be a packed crowd in the State Capitol rotunda today, with people from almost 50 organizations joining together for the "Rally for the Common Good," urging legislators and Governor Pan Quinn to reconsider budget cuts to the state's human-care organizations. Organiz ...Read More

Seattle – If Washington is going to be cleaner and greener, now is the time to grab some of the federal economic recovery dollars to get it done. That's the message this week from the Washington State Energy Summit, where hundreds of business and government leaders learned about different type ...Read More

Philadelphia, PA – A just-released study shows growing numbers of cities and towns in Pennsylvania are requiring environmental buffer zones between new development and nearby streams and rivers to keep natural water systems healthy. Now, one of the groups involved wants to see such buffer zone ...Read More

Sioux Falls, SD – The nation's largest senior organization is out with six specific goals it hopes will be part of a new health care reform package, and AARP South Dakota president Pat Gross says the timing couldn't be more urgent. The priorities include guaranteeing access to affordable cover ...Read More

Albany, NY - A new study says in effect that Governor David Paterson should be sent to stand in the corner for failing to increase funding levels for pre-Kindergarten programs in his state. Paterson is singled out among five state governors who are categorized as not committed sufficiently to fundi ...Read More

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