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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.

Daily Newscasts

Archive: June 14, 2011

BOSTON - Reducing medical errors, empowering the patient, and increasing patient safety are the goals of four bills taking center stage at the Massachusetts State House today. The statewide advocacy group Health Care for All (HCFA) is behind legislation that aims to improve the way health care is de ...Read More

BOSTON - Clean power, good jobs and energy independence are the goals of a national campaign coming to the Bay State this week, to tour innovative facilities and meet with business leaders. Former Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm is a senior policy advisor for the Pew Clean Energy Program. She' ...Read More

TAMPA, Fla. - Gulf coast environmental watchdogs have filed a legal challenge in the 11th Federal Circuit Court in Atlanta, Georgia. They contend the U.S. government has conducted a flawed environmental risk assessment of Shell Oil Company's plan to drill for oil in Gulf of Mexico deep water near th ...Read More

CHICAGO - Tougher new federal air standards proposed for such toxins as mercury would provide huge benefits in Illinois, according to a new report from the Environmental Law and Policy Center. It says those benefits range from healthier kids and lower health care costs for businesses, to being able ...Read More

NEW YORK - Some major New York charitable foundations, that provide millions of dollars in grants each year, have joined a national effort to focus on getting at the root causes of social problems. The North Star Foundation has signed the ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - President Obama has established by executive order a White House Rural Council to examine issues beyond America's big cities. It will look for ways to maximize the impact of federal investments, to promote both economic prosperity and quality of life for rural residents. The pres ...Read More

WASHINGTON - Legislation has been introduced in the U.S. Senate designed to lower the caps on farm commodity program payments, and limit subsidies to the nation's largest farms. At the Center for Rural Affairs, executive director Chuck Hassebrook calls the measure critical for the future of the fa ...Read More

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - When the new Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act kicks into gear, it is expected to not only provide health insurance for New Mexicans who don't currently have it, but a huge economic impact for the state overall. New Mexico Voices for Children releases a report today th ...Read More

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