PNS Daily Newscast - May 27, 2020 

Four Minneapolis police officers fired following the death of a black man; and a federal lawsuit claims New Yorkers with disabilities excluded from expanded absentee ballot plan.

2020Talks - May 27, 2020 

Republican governors in Georgia and Florida offer their states as alternatives to North Carolina, after President Trump expresses impatience about talks of a more limited Republican National Convention because of the pandemic.

Archive: December 30, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio – An Ohio policymaker who is considered a longtime champion against hunger and poverty is moving on – but not before offering some words of wisdom to his fellow colleagues and Ohioans. After 17 years as a state legislator, Rep. John Carey (87th Dist., Wellston) is leaving ...Read More

SAN JUAN, Texas – For 20 years, a small housing program has been helping migrant workers and other limited-income families escape the ramshackle colonias of south Texas, building about 50 affordable homes a year. With its self-help philosophy, Proyecto Azteca offers zero-interest mortgages to ...Read More

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Voting rights advocates say it's time to turn the tide for most of the 186,000 Kentuckians who are being denied a voice at the ballot box because they're former felons who were convicted of nonviolent offenses. The social justice group Kentuckians for the Commonwealth is one ...Read More

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky is in sixth place nationally for its number of overdoses related to prescription drug abuse. A new poll by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky shows how the epidemic is touching more lives than many might assume. Sarah Walsh, senior program officer for the foundati ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The New Year will bring a new adventure for many children across the state, as they attend daycare for the first time. Elizabeth Cooper with the Minnesota Child Care Resource and Referral Network says parents' first priority will be finding a provider by looking at the people ...Read More

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Salmon – and anything else swimming in waterways around Vancouver – could have a better new year after a court decision this week. On Wednesday, U.S. District Court Judge Ronald Leighton ruled that Clark County has to comply with federal clean water laws, which m ...Read More

BISMARCK, N. D. - The people of North Dakota are opening their wallets to help with the state's housing crunch – and they're doing it without spending a dime. Josh Askvig, AARP North Dakota associate state director for advocacy, says folks can contribute to the recently-established North Dakot ...Read More

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – From budgeting time to budgeting money, there's no shortage of challenges for college students – and they are often magnified for foster youth, who don't have the same types of safety nets to fall back on as other students. Western Michigan University (WMU) has built ...Read More

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