PNS Daily Newscast - January 17, 2020 

Govt. Accountability Office rules that Trump administration violated federal law on aid to Ukraine; and racial disparities in health care.

2020Talks - January 17, 2020 

Just a couple weeks out from the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary, four Senators are being pulled off the campaign trail for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.

Archive: December 7, 2011

PORTLAND, Ore. - It isn't every day that a state program can say it has saved people $30 million - but the Oregon Prescription Drug Program (OPDP) is doing just that. Five years ago today, the eligibility requirements for the program changed after a November vote, allowing any Oregon resident to re ...Read More

BILLINGS, Mont. - Rural Montana is missing something in the middle, according to a new analysis of U.S. Census numbers. The Center For Rural Affairs report finds a downward trend of residents in their 20s, 30s and 40s, while the numbers of young people and seniors are holding steady. Report author ...Read More

PRINCETON, Minn. – The state’s own eyewitness to the impacts of climate change is making a trek to northern Minnesota this week to share his stories. Arctic explorer Will Steger is to speak tonight in Princeton and Thursday in Grand Rapids, and says there's o mistaking what he's seen on ...Read More

BOISE, Idaho – More than 100 experts are gathering today to crack open the books and discuss a new Idaho KIDS COUNT report focusing on elementary reading proficiency. About one-third of Idaho students read proficiently in fourth grade, according to the latest national statistics. Up until thi ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper, D-Tenn., on Tuesday signed a bipartisan letter President Obama asking the White House to support a six-year transportation bill to address a wide range of road and bridge projects. It's a positive step for what has been a controversial bill, says Tim M ...Read More

HARRISBURG, Pa. - The struggle of small Pennsylvania businesses to stay afloat in a tight economy is being intensified by large annual increases in the cost of health coverage. Current state law requires insurance rates to be reasonable and not excessive, but it's a standard that lacks uniformity. ...Read More

NEW YORK – Gov. Andrew Cuomo has reached a deal with state lawmakers on a tax-overhaul plan he says can break the political gridlock and grow the economy. The plan would raise taxes on wealthy New Yorkers and generate an estimated $2 billion a year. Billy Easton, executive director of the All ...Read More

PHOENIX - A state task force holds its third public meeting today to hear testimony and public comments on how the state's child-welfare system can be improved. More than a dozen Arizona children have died from abuse this year. Caseworkers with Child Protective Services (CPS) are working very hard ...Read More

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