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PNS Daily News - December 11, 2019 


U.S. House to vote on two articles of impeachment; $1.4 trillion in planned oil & gas development said to put the world in "bright red level" of climate crisis; anti-protest legislation moves forward in Ohio; "forest farming" moves forward in Appalachia; and someone's putting cowboy hats on pigeons in Nevada.

2020Talks - December 11, 2019 


18 years ago today, China joined the WTO. Now, China's in a trade war with the U.S. Also, House Democrats and the Trump administration made a deal to move forward with the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement.

Archive: January 7, 2011

DES MOINES, Iowa - The second-largest and fastest-growing source of carbon pollution is transportation. A new report from Smart Growth America finds that about half the states have no clean-commuting incentives and only 15 have policies aimed at curbing urban sprawl. The report notes that Iowa comes ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - New Zealand used to be a lot like the United States, with the government providing subsidies to the nation's farmers, but in the '90s that country's farmers were weaned off of subsidies to the point where now the only government spending on agriculture is for research. New Zeal ...Read More

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Public health advocates say public opinion supports a statewide smoking ban, and they're cautiously optimistic state lawmakers will green-light the idea this legislative session. Dozens of groups are united behind the "Smoke-Free Kentucky" campaign, and they rallied in the Capitol T ...Read More

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police are swearing off giving people citations for using profanity, following a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Mary Catherine Roper, an ACLU attorney, says cursing at a police officer is not something a person should end up in jail f ...Read More

VANCOUVER, Wash. - It has been almost a year since a local neighborhood association in Vancouver charged Clark County with not doing enough to protect waterways from polluted runoff from new construction. On Thursday, the Washington State Pollution Control Hearings Board agreed with them. The Board ...Read More

Southern California residents and environmental groups are praising Rep. David Dreier (R-San Dimas) for getting right to work in the new Congress with a wilderness bill to protect the San Gabriel Mountains. The GOP congressman has introduced the "Angeles and San Bernardino National Forests Protectio ...Read More

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. - Weeding through the mud to find facts during a turbulent political season can be difficult at best - especially when it comes to Health Care Reform - which is why a forum on the topic will be held in Fredericksburg on Saturday. With members of the new Congress moving to try and ...Read More

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