PNS Daily Newscast - July 7, 2020 

The U.S. Supreme Court rules against rogue 2016 Electoral College voters; SBA pandemic aid goes to companies that don't pledge to save or create jobs.

2020Talks - July 7, 2020 

Biden's climate change task force is making some progress; a federal judge orders the Dakota Access Pipeline shut down; and today sees elections in NJ and DE.

Archive: May 18, 2010

PORTLAND, Ore. - Oregon school districts have laid off, cut back and shortened school days, but many are still in the red, and they're watching the progress of a bill in Congress that could delay further budget-trimming. U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden are among 25 co-sponsors of the "Keep ...Read More

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Missouri is the latest state to let their people voice their opinions about federal health care reform passed earlier this year. Voters go to the polls in August to decide whether to amend state statutes to 'opt out' of the mandate to purchase private health insurance. Andr ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Fourth-graders in Ohio, and the rest of the nation, could stand to be bigger bookworms. That's the message in the latest KIDS COUNT report out today, from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, that finds two-thirds of students at that level are not proficient in reading. In Ohio, the numbe ...Read More

PHOENIX - The latest scores from the National Assessment of Educational Progress, sometimes called the "Nation's Report Card," show 75 percent of Arizona's fourth-graders reading below grade level. A leading children's advocate, Dana Naimark, calls the results "both dismal and frightening." Naimar ...Read More

LARAMIE, Wyo. - The way U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land is offered up for oil and gas leasing in Wyoming is about to change. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has finalized proposals made in January that will mean more review before land is leased. John Persell, conservation law director wi ...Read More

CASPER, Wyo. - Virginia Moriarty, who is 96, has a date with the camera today in Casper. She's answering the call for all alumni of Natrona County High School to show up at noon for a group photo to mark National Preservation Month. Her first memories of the now-historic building were before she eve ...Read More

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - The "Responsible Budget Coalition" will be rallying again today in Chicago and downstate for a tax increase to fix the state's budget crisis. Teachers are among those hardest hit, and with state lawmakers still unable to pass a budget, teacher groups are among those calling for a ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - Star power will be hitting the North Carolina General Assembly today to kick off the "hold the line" campaign, championing investments in early childhood education. Former Governor Jim Hunt, who is one of the celebrities delivering the message, created the nation's first statewide ea ...Read More

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