PNS Daily Newscast - September 20, 2019 

A whistleblower complaint against President Trump sets off tug-of-war between Congress and the White House; and students around the world strike today to demand action on climate change.

2020Talks - September 20, 2019. (3 min.)  

Climate change is a big issue this election season, and global climate strikes kick off, while UAW labor strikes continue.

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Archive: February 21, 2011

OLYMPIA, Wash. - This week is a mid-winter break for some Washington schools, but the learning will continue for almost 100 kids at the State Legislature in Olympia. On Tuesday, they'll gather from around the state for a Youth Caucus, part of the annual "Have a Heart for Kids" advocacy day at the St ...Read More

MADISON, Wis. - If Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature have their way, big changes are on the way when it comes to auto insurance. The state Senate has already passed a measure that rolls back reforms enacted in 2009, and the Assembly could take up the matter as early as this week. Those oppo ...Read More

MADISON, Wis. - It will be anything but business as usual at the State Capitol in Madison this week as protestors continue to make noise about an issue that is catching fire across the country: workers' rights. Over the past three days, nearly 100,000 people have jammed the Capitol to protest a plan ...Read More

DENVER - Gay and lesbian couples from around Colorado are gathering at the State Capitol today. They are asking for lawmakers to give them the same rights provided to other committed couples. Those rights are found in the Colorado Civil Union Act, recently introduced by Sen. Pat Steadman. It would a ...Read More

ORLANDO, Fla. - The BP oil spill may have been the wake-up call that pushes the Gulf Coast region to become more economically diverse. A new plan that aims to restore the region has been proposed by Oxfam America and the Center for American Progress. The plan calls for ecosystem restoration and an e ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - According to the U.S. Census Bureau, less than four percent of partners in private law firms come from traditionally under-represented minority groups. A local law firm is trying to change that. Karen Neal, with the Nashville firm of Bass, Berry and Sims, chairs its Diversity Co ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - It has been said that very few things in life are free - but now more than 2 million Virginians can add something to the list: free, on-line tax filing help. It exists thanks to a public-private partnership between the Virginia Department of Taxation and several private software comp ...Read More

PHOENIX, Ariz. - Uranium mining near the Grand Canyon could be banned for 20 years, under a proposal by U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. It's one of four alternatives in a draft study that would protect 1 million acres from new claims. John Koleszar, president of the Arizona Deer Association, ...Read More

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