PNS Daily News - December 12, 2019 

A House Committee begins debate on articles of impeachment; Washington state is set to launch a paid family, medical leave program; advocates for refugees say disinformation clouds their case; and a new barrier to abortion in Kentucky.

2020Talks - December 12, 2019 

Today’s the deadline to qualify for this month’s debate, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang made it - the only non-white candidate who’ll be on stage. Plus, former Secretary Julián Castro questions the order of primary contests.

Archive: February 1, 2010

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A piece of President Obama's budget proposal, coming out today, is focusing on the smallest Americans and their families. James Carlson, director of public policy for Minnesota Childcare Works, says the President's proposal would provide relief for thousands more Minnesota families ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - TennCare provides health care for all Tennesseans not currently covered by insurance providers, but the program continues to be a financial drain on the state's tax coffers and experts says the problem is only going to get worse. The effort to provide universal health care continu ...Read More

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - On Election Day eve, human services advocates are making last-minute pleas to Illinois voters about the state budget. The group Voices for Illinois Children wants people to consider the cuts that have already been made to programs and services when deciding how to vote Tuesday. ...Read More

MADISON, Wis. - The recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that places even fewer restrictions on corporate campaign spending will have a big impact in Wisconsin, some observers say. With an open governor's seat this year, the court's decision could really open the campaign-spending floodgates, they warn. ...Read More

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A coalition of conservation groups wants the U.S. Navy to do the "right thing" for the right whales. With only 400 of the slow-moving sea animals remaining off the Florida and Georgia coasts, the groups are challenging the Navy's decision to build an Undersea Warfare Training Ra ...Read More

MIAMI - Record-breaking cold and frost in Miami, sinkholes caused by farmers watering crops to protect them from freezing in Central Florida, and extensive flooding near Tallahassee. It's not a Florida winter wonderland, and a new report says it may be nature's wake-up call about the impacts of glob ...Read More

KENNEWICK, Wash. - Washington communities and landowners have a lot of options to "go greener," save energy and make money from it, but not all of them know where to start or how to finance their projects. Some of the nation's experts will offer advice this month at the Harvesting Clean Energy confe ...Read More

SEATTLE - NASA says 2009 was the second-warmest year on record for the planet, and no matter what people believe is the cause of global warming, its effects are being felt here in Washington. With the exception of the Olympic peninsula, snowpack is below normal around the state, and experts say extr ...Read More

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