PNS Daily Newscast - April 7, 2020 

Wisconsin holds its presidential primary today, despite late action by the governor to try to postpone it. And public assistance programs are overhauled in response to COVID-19.

2020Talks - April 7, 2020 

Today's the Wisconsin primary, although Democratic Gov. Tony Evers tried to delay by executive order. A conservative majority on the state Supreme Court blocked the delay, after the Republican Legislature previously stymied similar efforts.

Archive: January 11, 2010

SANTA FE, N.M. - New Mexico may soon be among the first states to regulate the propane industry. For renters and homeowners, that's good news because people who heat their homes and cook with delivered fuel have had questions and complaints about service and pricing - and until now, no state agency ...Read More

CHICAGO - When the American Heart Association asked Illinois residents about their 2010 New Year's resolutions most said that they wanted to exercise more, but more than half said they couldn't because they didn't have enough time or money or it was too hard. A group of office workers in Chicago has ...Read More

MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesotans have a great shot at actually following through on their resolutions this year if it involves their health. According to a survey by the American Heart Association (AHA), 73 percent of us will keep our goals of getting healthier this year. Karen Zurn, an exercise physiol ...Read More

MADISON, Wisc. - Wisconsin politicians and policymakers often claim that high or rising property taxes are forcing homeowners, especially senior citizens, to sell their houses – but a new study says otherwise. Researchers at the University of Wisconsin's La Follette School of Public Affairs p ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - State regulators in West Virginia and Kentucky have, for the moment, stalled new mountaintop removal (MTR) mine permits. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency however is allowing one large West Virginia mine to go ahead, after trimming its size. Many on both sides want the Whi ...Read More

ALBANY, Ore. - Starting this week, Oregon workers – both employed and unemployed – will share their concerns about the job market with state and local officials at a series of roundtable discussions taking place at union halls this month in four cities. One person who plans to be at thi ...Read More

DENVER - In Colorado, 680,000 small-town residents know how hard it can be to see a doctor, and Congress is thinking about that matter, too. As the House and Senate try to work out a health care reform compromise, advocates for rural communities say parts of the legislation that would benefit small ...Read More

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Dropping road revenues and rising highway maintenance costs have state lawmakers searching for solutions and looking for support, as the 2010 South Dakota legislative session gets underway this week. A summer study committee recommended a ten-cent increase in fuel taxes, along w ...Read More

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