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PNS Daily Newscast - October 18, 2019 


Baltimore mourns Rep. Elijah Cummings, who 'Fought for All.' Also on our rundown: Rick Perry headed for door as Energy Secretary; and EPA holds its only hearing on rolling back methane regulations.

2020Talks - October 18, 2019 


While controversy swirls at the White House, Chicago teachers go on strike and Democratic primary contender retired Admiral Joe Sestak walks 105 miles across New Hampshire.

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Archive: January 28, 2010

SALEM, Ore. - Oregon is "spending wildly" on keeping people in prison, according to critics of the state's current rate of prison spending. They are reacting to a new report that ranks Oregon's investment in prisons higher than almost every other state. The National Association of State Budget Offic ...Read More

SALEM, Ore. - Oregon voters have decided the highest-earning taxpayers and corporations should pay a larger share of their incomes to shore up the state budget. While labor unions were the top financial contributors to the successful "yes" campaign, Leslie Frane, executive director of SEIU Local 503 ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - The link between payday lenders and an uptick in violent crime in the neighborhoods where they do business is the topic of discussion tonight at the University of Virginia in Richmond. Gregory Squires, professor of Sociology, Public Policy and Public Administration at George Washingt ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W. Va. - For the last week, Eric Blevins has been camped out on a platform 50 feet up in an oak tree near the edge of a Massey Energy mountaintop removal site on Coal River Mountain. Reached on his cell phone, the environmental activist from eastern Tennessee says he and another tree-sit ...Read More

MADISON, Wisc. - President Obama used the State of the Union Address last night to renew his call for health care reform, a message that is bringing hope to some in Wisconsin. The National Association of Social Workers in Wisconsin has been vocal in its support of the need for universal health care ...Read More

LYONS, Neb. - Advocates of health care reform are urging supporters in Congress to move ahead, before the entire process gets bogged down. John Crabtree with the Center for Rural Affairs says the bill passed by the Senate is at least a beginning. "Rural America, rural South Dakota, like much of the ...Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. - On the same day that President Obama pledged to pour billions more dollars into education, New York state lawmakers reviewing Gov. Paterson's Executive Budget were told the State University of New York (SUNY) cannot take any more cuts. United University Professions president Phillip ...Read More

CHICAGO - With the primary election just days away, the airwaves are clogged with campaign ads and candidates are making their last pitches to constituents. Human services advocates are urging voters to think about the state budget as they make their final decisions on which candidate they will choo ...Read More

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