PNS Daily Newscast - February 19, 2020 

President Trump commutes the prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Plus, warming expected to be hot topic at NV debate.

2020Talks - February 19, 2020 

Tonight's the Las Vegas debate, ahead of this weekend's Nevada caucuses. Some candidates are trying to regain the spotlight and others are trying to keep momentum.

Archive: December 9, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Congress and the White House are getting an earful from education and children's advocates from Ohio and many other states this week. They are concerned that leaders might slash funding for the Child Care and Development Block Grant and Head Start, as federal stimulus dollars that h ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - More money for teachers and workers in public schools across the state. That's what the Virginia Education Association wants from the General Assembly. Dr. Kitty Boitnott, the Association president, points out that teachers, as well as support staff, have not received a salary incr ...Read More

SEATTLE - Although the economic crisis has taken its toll on many state-funded services nationwide, most pre-kindergarten (pre-k) programs have been spared, according to a new report from the Pew Center on the States. In Washington State, the Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) ...Read More

SANTA FE, N.M. - The recession and New Mexico's budget crisis have come down hard on state-funded pre-kindergarten (pre-k) programs in the state. A new report out Wednesday from the Pew Center on the States finds pre-k funding was reduced in New Mexico by more than 18 percent for fiscal year 2011, t ...Read More

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - 'Tis the season for making kids' toy wishes come true, but legal experts say when Nevadans go shopping this weekend they should also be thinking about toy safety. A new report says 95 percent of the toys sold in the U.S. now come from abroad, and some of them would not receive a "t ...Read More

PHOENIX, Ariz. - Despite their budget problems, most states continue to fund early childhood education programs. A new report from the Pew Center on the States says 26 states and the District of Columbia made no cuts in their pre-kindergarten (pre-k) programs. Arizona is an exception, however, accor ...Read More

Time is running out to persuade Congress to prevent deep Medicare cuts that may leave many California senior citizens without a doctor. That's the message behind a new campaign from the California Medical Association and AARP. Ernie Powell with AARP California says if Congress doesn't intervene, p ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - Two years after a court-ordered settlement was issued to reform Michigan's foster and adoptive care system, the same group that brought suit is threatening to ask a federal court to appoint a receiver to manage the state's Department of Human Services. New York-based Children's Righ ...Read More

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