PNS Daily Newscast - April 7, 2020 

Wisconsin holds its presidential primary today, despite late action by the governor to try to postpone it. And public assistance programs are overhauled in response to COVID-19.

2020Talks - April 7, 2020 

Today's the Wisconsin primary, although Democratic Gov. Tony Evers tried to delay by executive order. A conservative majority on the state Supreme Court blocked the delay, after the Republican Legislature previously stymied similar efforts.

Archive: January 26, 2011

RALEIGH, N. C. - State legislators converging on Raleigh Wednesday have a tough job ahead of them - trying to plug a $3.7 billion hole in the state budget. While a cuts-only approach is among the solutions on the table, many are already protesting that notion. According to the North Carolina Budget ...Read More

SEATTLE - On Tuesday night, Washingtonians shifted their attention briefly from worrying about the state's budget crisis to focusing on the national priorities of the new Congress. In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama stressed cooperation and the need for innovation in order to ...Read More

ALBUQUERQUE - The Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM) wants to raise its rates again, and a member of the Public Regulation Commission (PRC) wants to hear from ratepayers about it on Wednesday in Albuquerque. The utility has proposed a 25 percent rate increase for residential customers. If ap ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - It's a cancer that strikes women and can be easily cured if caught early, but cervical cancer is also one of those cancers that many women tend to overlook. January is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, and Dr. Jill Meadows with Planned Parenthood of the Heartland says it ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Hundreds of people with disabilities and their advocates from across the state filled the State Capitol rotunda on Tuesday to protest a "cuts only" approach to balancing the state budget. One issue at stake is ongoing cuts to the state's personal care assistance (PCA) program, whic ...Read More

AUSTIN, Texas - While jobs, the economy, the budget, healthcare, and the military were some of the topics touched on in President Obama's State of the Union address and the subsequent rebuttals, a professor at the University of Texas at Austin says it's the invisible words in the speeches that may m ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - Now that the first class of Baby Boomers is reaching retirement age, the United States is expected to see a growing number of people with dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Drugs and medical procedures are helping to prevent memory loss, but a new, inexpensive approach is also provin ...Read More

NEW YORK - The war of words is heating up over the issue of hate crimes in Suffolk County. County Executive Steve Levy's communications director has issued a 12-point defense of the administration's handling of hate crimes. The written response was issued Monday after a local detective went public w ...Read More

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