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PNS Daily Newscast - April 9, 2020 


Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders suspends his campaign for president. And COVID-19 is ravaging the black community in some areas, including Milwaukee.

2020Talks - April 9, 2020 


Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders drops out of the race for president, though he assured supporters yesterday his movement will continue. A federal judge ruled this week a lawsuit in Florida awaiting trial will apply to all people with former felony convictions, not just the 17 plaintiffs.

Archive: June 8, 2009

Albany, NY - Lawmakers in Albany were to hear today from frustrated consumer advocates who say health insurance premiums have more than doubled since the rate hike approval process was streamlined in 2000. They want more regulatory authority restored to the state's Insurance Department. One New Yo ...Read More

New York, NY — This week, TV goes digital, and despite those coupons from congress it appears the transition will come at a cost for many viewers. Television can be a lifeline for news and emergency information, especially for seniors, immigrants, people with disabilities and low-income famili ...Read More

Boston, MA – Despite the passage of the Health Care Reform Law in 2006, disparities in treatment still exist in several minority communities throughout Massachusetts. Nineteen bills related to health care disparities will be presented to the legislature's Joint Committee on Public Health on Tu ...Read More

Cambridge, MA – Fisheries are a traditional part of the New England economy, and still are very important to it. Problems of over-fishing off the regions's coasts are the subject of a survey released today by Pew Environment Group, which shows that two-thirds of voters polled in Maine and Mass ...Read More

Phoenix AZ - A non-profit Phoenix-area human services agency is using profit-making strategies to help further its mission. Interfaith Community Care president Michelle Dionisio says their new "Birt's Bistro and Bookstore" in Surprise is part of a social center for older adults. "It's a local neigh ...Read More

Voter turnout could be better in California - a lot better - but more than 7 million residents of the state who are eligible to vote are not even registered. One hundred percent voter registration is the goal of two bills, both moving through the State Legislature. One of them (AB 106) would make r ...Read More

On this first "World Oceans Day," a group of scientists has released a report with an ambitious goal - to rescue the Pacific Ocean by the year 2020. The report, from the Center for Ocean Solutions and Stanford University, contains a daunting list of top threats to ocean health, including sewage, pla ...Read More

Newport, Ore. – Today's celebration of "World Oceans Day" is especially timely for Oregon this year, as the Oregon Shores Coastal Climate Action Conference gets underway in Newport. For both events, a major topic is healthy oceans and climate change. A biologist and keynote speaker at the Ne ...Read More

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