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PNS Daily Newscast - September 24, 2020 

President Trump refuses to commit to a peaceful transfer of power post election; and COVID vaccine #4 needs volunteers.

2020Talks - September 24, 2020 

A new report highlights importance of keeping guns away from the polls; and Florida wants an investigation of a fund to help pay returning citizens' court fees and fines so they can vote.

Archive: May 5, 2010

HARTFORD, Conn. - Two weeks ago, the Connecticut House unanimously passed a bill to affirm and protect the voting rights of the six million United States citizens living abroad or stationed abroad with the military. In the final hours of this year's session, it still awaits action in the Senate. A ...Read More

HARTFORD, Conn. - Every other year, including this one, the Connecticut General Assembly holds a so-called short session, set up to deal with the state's two-year budget process. But supporters of a bill that has passed the House and is now in the Senate hope it prompts state lawmakers to step back ...Read More

SEATTLE - Thursday, May 6 is "Law Day" in Washington, an annual observance of the needs and reasons for laws. This year, it is also the kickoff date for a two-week food drive by those who practice law, organized by the Washington State Association for Justice (WSJ). Law firms across the state have a ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - Oregon is almost at the top of a list that states don't want to be on. According to U.S. Department of Agriculture statistics, we're second in the nation for the number of families who aren't sure they'll have enough food, day to day. More than 3,000 Oregon letter carriers will try ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy is Wednesday, May 5. In Ohio, local agencies are promoting a unique way to sharpen the critical thinking skills of young people who find themselves in risky intimate situations. The new online quiz was unveiled the National Campaign to Pre ...Read More

HELENA, Mont. - It's Teacher Appreciation Week in Montana and, for some teachers, the best gifts may be their jobs. State budget woes are putting positions at risk, and it's a problem across the country. The U.S. Department of Education estimates up to 300,000 teachers may lose jobs this year. Mont ...Read More

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - The U.S. House Committee on Agriculture held a field hearing on Tuesday in Cheyenne to gather input on the next Farm Bill. Rural development, enforcement of anti-trust laws, nutrition and renewable energy were among the hot topics. Montana Farmers Union President Alan Merrill submi ...Read More

ALBANY, N. Y. - Governor David Paterson has announced he will create a board to review cases of legal immigrants threatened with deportation for old or minor crimes. Some critics worry it would encourage illegal immigration, although supporters of the move predict it will smooth the path to possible ...Read More

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