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PNS Daily News - December 13, 2019 


Brexit wins at the polls in the U.K.; major changes come to New England immigration courts today; and more than a million acres in California have been cleared for oil and gas drilling.

2020Talks - December 13, 2013  


The House passes legislation to reign in drug prices, Sen. Bernie Sanders is on the upswing, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang plays Iowa congressional candidate J.D. Scholten - who's running against long-time incumbent Steve King - in a game of basketball.

Archive: June 15, 2011

FAIRFAX, Va. - A green flag will be raised over a middle school in Fairfax today, certifying it as a leader in creating an environment for learning about the environment. Lanier Middle School becomes the first school in Virginia and third in the nation to get the award from ECO-Schools USA. The pro ...Read More

WASHINGTON - Thousands of janitors from Virginia and across the United States will rally in the nation's capital and in several other cities today to mark the 21st "Justice for Janitors Day." The observance began in 1990 after Los Angeles police officers clubbed protesters who had been speaking on ...Read More

MADISON, Wis. - As the state budget battle heats up again this week, a Madison parent says too many important decisions are being made simply along party lines. Barbara Katz is an organizer with Wisconsin Families Forward, a group fighting against a possible freeze on programs such as Family Care a ...Read More

MADISON, Wis. - Thousands of protesters again converged on the state Capitol on Tuesday as the full Legislature began considering Gov. Scott Walker's controversial state budget proposal. Amid the din of protesters' chants, former state Democratic Party Chairman Joe Wineke says what he calls the gov ...Read More

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida has the nation's 10th-highest teen unemployment rate at nearly 29 percent, according to figures from the Employment Policies Institute. Michael Saltsman, a research fellow at the institute, has been crunching the numbers. "I think what we see is, as costs have continued ...Read More

JOSEPH, Ore. - About a dozen conservation groups are protesting a state agency's decision last month to kill two gray wolves it says were killing livestock. The groups contend there are non-lethal methods to keep wolves and cattle apart, but say neither the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (OD ...Read More

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Proposals to slash funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and convert it to a block-grant program would be devastating to millions who depend on what were formerly known as food stamps, according to a letter-writing campaign involving more than 2,500 organi ...Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. - Gov. Andrew Cuomo has introduced his version of New York's Health Insurance Exchange plan this week, and lawmakers are working against a Monday deadline if they want to enact it. The health exchange would provide much-needed, one-stop shopping for more than 1 million New Yorkers who ...Read More

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