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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: December 20, 2010

CONCORD, N.H. - It's the holiday season, and for many Granite Staters it's the only time all year that the entire family is under one roof. This also makes it a prime time to assess an older family member's driving skills, and to judge whether it could be time to hang up the car keys. It's a touchy ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Struggling Ohioans are using paper plates and pens to ensure that their voices are heard. Through the "Paper Plate Project" of the Ohio Association of Second Harvest Foodbanks, those in need are writing to local, state and federal leaders about the difficulties they face each day in ...Read More

DENVER - A new effort has been launched, asking President Obama for a holiday gift: protection for America's national forests. Groups from 10 states - including 16 organizations based in Colorado - have banded together in the interest of making sure next month's update of the national forest managem ...Read More

DENVER - Stories to put in the bank might help ensure better health-care quality and access for everyone. Starting next year, Coloradans will be invited to record their health-related stories, which will be categorized and shared with the public. Gretchen Hammer, executive director of the Colorado ...Read More

SALEM, Ore. - Oregon's two U.S. senators voted for the DREAM Act, but that wasn't enough to save it from a Republican filibuster over the weekend. There were 55 yes votes, but 60 were needed to pass the bill that would have allowed young people brought to the U.S. by undocumented immigrant parents t ...Read More

CHICAGO - The DREAM Act has failed in the U.S. Senate. The Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors bill would have helped undocumented students brought to this country as minors by their parents, by granting them legal status if they join the military or go to college. A University of I ...Read More

HARTFORD, Conn. - When it comes to heart disease, the death rates for black, white and Hispanic women in Connecticut are all over the map. That's one finding of a national women's health study that breaks data down by state. Danielle Garrett, health policy fellow at the National Women's Law Projec ...Read More

SEATTLE - The new year is expected to bring new federal rules for the national forests, including the nine in Washington. The current rules haven't been updated since 1982, although the Bush Administration tried - and ended up in court for its attempts to reduce protections for fish and wildlife. ...Read More

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