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: April 11, 2011

NEW YORK - Hundreds of New Yorkers head to Albany today to warn Governor Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers to proceed with extreme caution on natural gas drilling in New York. Dozens of environmental and health groups are asking them to put the longer-term issues of air and water quality ahead of any ...Read More

SANTA FE, N.M. - A battle is brewing that could determine the future of New Mexico's landmark carbon pollution reduction rule. The newly-appointed New Mexico Environmental Improvement Board (EIB) is opposing intervention by the clean energy advocacy group New Energy Economy in a Court of Appeals cas ...Read More

CARSON CITY, Nev. - Federal budget cuts are threatening to make it a very hot summer for thousands of Nevada seniors, people with disabilities, and poor or unemployed families, but today state lawmakers are considering a remedy. The number of Nevada families needing assistance to pay their power b ...Read More

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas - Texas Hispanics are demanding their fair share of political power as the Legislature works on a new state map for apportioning representation. Population increases mean the new map will likely see four new Congressional districts, and Hispanic groups say they ought to be s ...Read More

HARRISBURG, Pa. - School vouchers are a hot-button issue in the Pennsylvania State Capitol just now, and a new report turns attention to a program it says already diverts plenty of taxpayer dollars to private schools. Stephen Herzenberg, executive director of the Keystone Research Center, says the E ...Read More

DENVER - What men earn in a five-day workweek takes women, on average, seven days to earn. That's a problem, say workers' advocates. Tuesday is "Equal Pay Day," and Coloradans will mark the occasion with a rally at the State Capitol in support of equal pay for equal work - and the 1963 Equal Pay Act ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Organic farmers and growers from the Buckeye State are involved in a landmark lawsuit challenging a seed and chemical giant's patents. The suit would prohibit Monsanto from suing farmers whose crops become genetically contaminated by Monsanto's genetically-modified seeds. The boar ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - One big topic this week at the annual conference of the National Association of Social Workers West Virginia Chapter in Charleston is a discussion of ideas that could help both social work professionals and parents in dealing with children. A workshop by Jim Harris, a social work ...Read More

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