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PNS Daily News - December 11, 2019 


U.S. House to vote on two articles of impeachment; $1.4 trillion in planned oil & gas development said to put the world in "bright red level" of climate crisis; anti-protest legislation moves forward in Ohio; "forest farming" moves forward in Appalachia; and someone's putting cowboy hats on pigeons in Nevada.

2020Talks - December 11, 2019 


18 years ago today, China joined the WTO. Now, China's in a trade war with the U.S. Also, House Democrats and the Trump administration made a deal to move forward with the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement.

Archive: June 24, 2011

MADISON, Wis. - Recall elections are being held for nine members of the state Senate this summer, and a Wisconsin conservation group says it's critical to know where the candidates stand on protecting the environment. Vibrant natural resources mean jobs in Wisconsin, says Anne Sayers, program direc ...Read More

BEREA, Ky. - Babies born in areas near mountaintop mining sites are at greater risk for birth defects, according to a new study. A team of university researchers examined more than 1.8 million birth records from 1996 to 2003 in four central Appalachian states: Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia and West ...Read More

TAMPA, Fla. - Thousands plan to join hands Saturday along Florida beaches for the second annual "Hands Across the Sand" event, meant to demonstrate opposition to expanded coastal and offshore drilling as well as support for clean-energy choices. The Gulf Restoration Network (GRN) is joining the lin ...Read More

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - A new documentary aims to put to rest the long-running rumors about the McDonald's "hot-coffee case" and traces how misinformation about the case was used in a campaign to limit consumer lawsuits. Nearly 20 years ago, Wyoming media was abuzz over the case, in which an elderly woman ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio Senate's decision to create a committee to review state tax loopholes is getting applause from some policy analysts, but they say lawmakers have missed an opportunity to find revenue now that could offset severe cuts in the budget. The measure requires the committee to fil ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Controversial 11th-hour additions to Ohio's $55 billion spending plan would prohibit insurance plans for local government employees from covering abortions and restrict public hospitals and clinics that receive state funding from performing abortions. Those opposing the measures sa ...Read More

DENVER - Good news and bad news can be found in the latest Colorado state budget projections. The good news: The state budget director this week said Colorado is ending the year with a bit more revenue than expected - money which will partially go to help the state's beleaguered schools. Also, acco ...Read More

NEW YORK - Lawmakers have passed a measure that promises to help New York residents improve their homes' energy efficiency while also creating thousands of new construction jobs. The "Power NY Act of 2011" will allow tens of thousands of New Yorkers to access funding for energy efficiency improveme ...Read More

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