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PNS Daily News - December 13, 2019 


Brexit wins at the polls in the U.K.; major changes come to New England immigration courts today; and more than a million acres in California have been cleared for oil and gas drilling.

2020Talks - December 13, 2013  


The House passes legislation to reign in drug prices, Sen. Bernie Sanders is on the upswing, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang plays Iowa congressional candidate J.D. Scholten - who's running against long-time incumbent Steve King - in a game of basketball.

Archive: June 17, 2010

MADISON, Wisc. - Recognizing that Wisconsin is among the top ten states for lead poisoning among children, the state legislature intends to take action to attack the problem during the 2011 session. Their efforts come in the midst of a 2004 strategic plan to combat the challenge by 2010, and in resp ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - More than 500 summer meal sites across Oregon serve neighborhoods where at least half the families live on incomes that are at 50 percent of the federal poverty level. This summer, with a record number of Oregonians receiving public assistance, they expect to be busy. Summer meal pr ...Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. - A movement is growing statewide for better oversight of the hundreds of special taxing districts around the state. Garbage collection, water, sewers - around New York, these services are often controlled by special taxing districts. There are hundreds of sub-governments, controlled by ...Read More

OLYMPIA, Wash. - State employees and negotiators for the state of Washington are in contract talks that, so far, don't appear to be going smoothly. One issue that will soon be coming is unpaid furlough days. The state of Oregon is already requiring some of its workforce to take mandatory unpaid days ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - It's National Men's Health Week, which, along with Father's Day, is being promoted as an opportunity to make sure men get regular cancer screenings. The American Cancer Society (ACS) reports that, in addition to prostate cancer, men have a higher risk for colon, lung and skin canc ...Read More

DURANGO, Colo. - A bill that would create and expand wilderness areas in Southwestern Colorado is headed to the floor of the U.S. House. Rep. John Salazar's San Juan Mountains Wilderness Act cleared the House Natural Resources Committee Wednesday. It would add protections to over 60,000 acres, and d ...Read More

LEXINGTON, Ky. - It doesn't happen often, but the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet is withdrawing a wastewater permit for a controversial coal-fired energy plant proposed to be built along the Green River in Henderson County. Three groups had argued that the permit failed to address toxic pol ...Read More

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Calling it the high price of cheap oil, a panel of experts at the recent "Gulf Oil Spill: From Crisis to Solutions" public forum talked about the damages from the Deepwater Horizon Spill and the need to find new alternatives to fossil fuel. One of the speakers was Cynthia Sa ...Read More

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