PNS Daily Newscast - February 17, 2020 

44 Americans infected but not all show signs of sickness of coronavirus; and NC counties declare 2nd Amendment sanctuaries.

2020Talks - February 17, 2020 

Nevada's experiment with early caucusing is underway until tomorrow. Some candidates plus some Nevada Culinary Workers Union Local 226 members oppose Medicare for All, but Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders defends it, with a study just published making the case for it.

Archive: June 30, 2009

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania has its own accountability officer to oversee how federal economic stimulus money is spent here, but an urban policy expert says the White House should take it a step further, and set up accountability outposts around the state to gauge progress where it counts most. ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Legislation to address climate change, declining approval in national polls, criticism of mountaintop removal notwithstanding, King Coal is still powerful in West Virginia, but some people say that overall that power is eroding. All three of West Virginia's members of Con ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Advocates for the state's Family Support Program are concerned that some media reports have included inaccurate information about money spent in the program, which includes services for thousands of children with severe disabilities. Jan Coatney, the state coordinator for the Fami ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - A new federal law greatly strengthens the federal regulation of cigarettes and tobacco products at the same time varied services are available in Michigan to help people kick the habit. As an example of how tough it can be to quit, President Barack Obama, arguably the most powerfu ...Read More

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – They say the research is clear, and it shows that poverty is the single greatest threat to a child's well-being. The executive director of South Dakota Voices for Children, Dr. Susan Randall, says the findings in their new report titled "A Common Good" were developed in lat ...Read More

DENVER, Colo. - It's a somber celebration for the only statewide organization in Colorado that helps low-income Coloradans pay their energy bills. Energy Outreach Colorado has been around for 20 years, but there's little birthday cake around the office this summer. Executive director Skip Arnold say ...Read More

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Kentucky homeowners facing foreclosure have a new ally. The Foreclosure Conciliation Project is kicking off in Jefferson County today to help make the foreclosure process less traumatic and more educational for those in the process of losing their homes. Attorney Ben Carter with th ...Read More

SALEM, Ore. - The "will of the voters" had to bend a little over the weekend to accommodate Oregon's budget woes, as the Senate passed a major public safety measure, HB 3508, now headed for the governor's desk. It's a major compromise for those who voted for Measure 57 in November, to increase penal ...Read More

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