PNS Daily Newscast - April 6, 2020 

More than 3 million Americans have lost employer-based health insurance over the past two weeks; and policy analysts look to keep us healthy and financially stable.

2020Talks - April 6, 2020 

Wisconsin is planning to go ahead with primaries as usual, despite requests for a delay from the Governor, and lawsuits from voting rights advocates. There's also a judicial election, where a liberal judge is challenging the conservative incumbent.

Archive: July 10, 2009

St. Paul, MN – 18 Environmental Groups and members of Minnesota Indian tribes are asking Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to deny permits to Enbridge Energy Partners, which proposes to build a tar sands oil pipeline through Minnesota and Wisconsin. The Enbridge Alberta Clipper pipelin ...Read More

Sioux Falls, SD – A free health benefit is on the way in January for South Dakotans between the ages of 50 and 64 who don't have health insurance. They'll be able to get a free colon cancer screening from their local physician. The new screening program is being developed by the State Departme ...Read More

Grand Forks, ND – In the last twelve years, North Dakotans have suffered through record flooding twice along the Red River, which has caused billions of dollars in damage. A report today from the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) blames - in part - global warming. The report indicates the cyc ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – More than three months into the federal economic stimulus plan, some critics are claiming it hasn't been effective, but a report from a coalition of national, state and local growth-planning organizations says Iowa might be doing just fine. Smart Growth America is tracking the ...Read More

Columbus – The clean energy economy movement is marking a milestone, which some say should serve as an inspiration to Ohio - the nation's third-largest consumer of coal. A proposed third generating unit at a coal plant in Utah became the 100th in the nation to be either scrapped in the plannin ...Read More

Reston, VA - This summer's heavy rains in Virginia may be a harbinger of things to come, according to a new report by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF). It finds that climate change is causing a pattern of exceptionally heavy rains and flooding followed by long periods of drought in Virginia an ...Read More

Tucson, AZ – The U.S. Senate is moving to expand the federal system for determining employment eligibility so that current workers will be checked along with new hires. Jennifer Allen, immigration advocate for the Border Action Network, says the changes to E-verify will harm qualified U.S. cit ...Read More

Islamorada, FL – It’s world-renowned for fishing and boating, but Florida Bay in south Florida can be treacherous for boaters who do not know how to navigate the shallow waters. Inexperienced or careless boaters can leave behind a trail of scarred sea grasses, filament lines, and plastic ...Read More

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