PNS Daily Newscast - February 28 2020 

Coronavirus updates from coast to coast; and safety-net programs face deep cuts by Trump administration.

2020Talks - February 28, 2020 

Tomorrow are the South Carolina primaries, and former VP Joe Biden leads in the poll, followed by winner of the first three contests, Sen. Bernie Sanders and businessman Tom Steyer. Some Republican South Carolinians may vote for Sanders because they want closed primaries.

Archive: January 20, 2011

KENT, Wash. - This week in Washington state and elsewhere around the country, citizens will unite to protest the U.S. Supreme Court's "Citizens United" decision, made one year ago. It gives corporations the same standing as individuals in backing political candidates and donating to campaigns. At ...Read More

SEATTLE - When Washingtonians can't see Mount Rainier, Mount Adams or other scenic vistas, it could be because of air pollution, not clouds or fog. Federal plans to reduce this haze have been on hold, but legal action could change that. A coalition of 10 conservation groups says it will sue the Env ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - As test results take center stage in the debate about improving education, an Oregon nonprofit group has been quietly gaining a reputation as a leader in the field of student testing. The Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) opens new offices in Portland today. The group says th ...Read More

FRANKFORT, Ky. - A bill capping interest rates on payday loans is awaiting a hearing in a state House committee when lawmakers reconvene in a couple of weeks. House Bill 182, sponsored by Rep. Darryl Owens, D-Louisville, caps interest at 36 percent on those short-term loans that can now rack up to ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - At a time when many people are struggling from paycheck to paycheck, a free tax service is helping eligible Ohioans put a few extra dollars in their pocket. The Ohio Benefit Bank offers low- to moderate-income Ohioans assistance in filing their federal and state income taxes. The ...Read More

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. - When residents of New Britain come to the Human Resources Agency (HRA) seeking help to pay their heating bills, a new computer program makes figuring out their eligibility a snap - and it's available statewide. HRA Director of Community Services Barbara Parsons says her agency h ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - Even as the U.S. House votes to repeal the law, a man who travelled from one end of Michigan to the other to find out what people think about federal health care reform says when people learn about the specifics of the law, they tend to support it. Andy Farmer put on his traveling ...Read More

BISMARCK, N.D. - State legislators will soon consider a bill that will expand the successful Healthy Schools Pilot Program by training youths in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the use of defibrillators. The bill's backers hope that when North Dakota students graduate, they'll know how to r ...Read More

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