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PNS Daily News - December 13, 2019 


Brexit wins at the polls in the U.K.; major changes come to New England immigration courts today; and more than a million acres in California have been cleared for oil and gas drilling.

2020Talks - December 13, 2013  


The House passes legislation to reign in drug prices, Sen. Bernie Sanders is on the upswing, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang plays Iowa congressional candidate J.D. Scholten - who's running against long-time incumbent Steve King - in a game of basketball.

Archive: September 18, 2009

CHARLESTON, WV - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding 79 pending mountain-top coal removal permits for further review. The agency says it has concerns about the practice of blasting mountain tops to remove coal and then dumping the debris into valleys and streams. Coal companies have ...Read More

Bozeman, MT - Cannabis at the Capitol, a day of educating and rallying for medical marijuana rights, comes to Bozeman today. Physicians, nurses, and criminal defense experts will gather to talk about the state's medical marijuana program, cannabis as a chronic pain treatment, how much marijuana offe ...Read More

PIERRE, SD - South Dakotans now have a way to "check their stuff" with a new Web site listing hazardous chemicals and heavy metals found in everyday products - ranging from children's toys and women's handbags, to pet products, and more. www.HealthyStuff.org includes tests results on more than 5,000 ...Read More

WASHINGTON, D.C. - After Congress returned from their summer break, more than 50 North Dakota farmers and ranchers from across the country held their annual fly-in at the nation's capitol. They spent much of this week talking to senators and representatives about farm issues. North Dakota Farmers ...Read More

CHICAGO - The Senate Finance Committee is ready to get to work on Senator Baucus' health care reform proposal, which includes language that supports ideas to reduce medical malpractice cases. Although there aren't details yet, it could be similar to President Obama's just-unveiled grant program, whi ...Read More

FRANKFORT, Ky. - A new survey shows consumers want the government to increase oversight over food production and delivery. The poll, commissioned by Pew Charitable Trusts, says consumers are voicing great concern over the safety of food imported from other countries as well as the infrequency of ins ...Read More

SEATTLE - The League of Women Voters says the name of one new political group is too close for comfort - and has asked the League of American Voters to stop using the similar name. The two groups are on completely different sides in the health care reform debate; the League of Women Voters supports ...Read More

COLUMBUS, OH - New numbers show health care costs are taking a big bite out of Ohioans' paychecks. A report from Families USA finds that premiums rose 7.2-times faster than earnings in Ohio from 2000 to 2009, with family health insurance premiums jumping over 84 percent and median earnings increasin ...Read More

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