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PNS Daily Newscast - March 22, 2019 


President Trump rattles the Middle East, saying the U.S. will recognize Israel’s authority over the Golan Heights. Also on our Friday rundown: A judge blocks laws limiting the power of the new Wisconsin governor. Plus, momentum builds across party lines to abolish the death penalty.

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Archive: March 1, 2010

PHOENIX, Ariz. - Lawmakers will concentrate on a new state budget this week. They plan to produce two versions, depending on whether voters approve a temporary 1-cent sales tax hike in May - or not. Without the tax increase, the likely result will be a 10-percent, across-the-board cut in state spend ...Read More

HARRISBURG, Pa. - The debate in Washington over the future of financial aid for states through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - generally known as the stimulus program - will have a major impact here in Pennsylvania, both on health care and on employment. Governor Edward Rendell's propos ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - In 2004, coal executive Don Blankenship spent millions to help elect a West Virginia state Supreme Court justice, who voted to overturn a ruling that would have cost Blankenship's company a lot more money than that. This week however, state lawmakers are likely to advance a pilot ...Read More

SANTA FE, N.M. - Word from Santa Fe is that lawmakers already have reached a tentative budget deal going into today's special session - and the package of cuts and tax hikes includes some of the more controversial proposals from the regular session, which ended last month without a budget agreement. ...Read More

SANTA FE, N.M. - Today the state's Environmental Improvement Board will decide whether to say "enough is enough" to climate change pollution in the Land of Enchantment. The Sierra Club, New Energy Economy and more than a dozen other groups in New Mexico are asking the board to place a science-based ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Many adults believe teenagers are neither emotionally nor financially equipped to be parents. A new awareness program - called "What's the Rush?" - has been started by Tennessee's district attorneys, at their General Conference, to point out some of the lesser-known problems of ch ...Read More

CASPER, Wyo. - Job creation has been a big topic of this year's legislative budget session. Gov. Dave Freudenthal has been talking about how new construction projects could put people to work. However, renovating existing buildings could accomplish that, too - and do it even better, according to a l ...Read More

PIERRE, S.D. - Today, the House Education Committee takes up a bill to set guidelines for early childhood education standards statewide. It would also create a South Dakota Early Learning Council. Scott Louis, a divorced dad of three in Pierre, says he knows the value of early childhood programs. ...Read More

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