PNS Daily Newscast - June 5, 2020 

It will likely take donations to help the Twin Cities recover from damage by looters; and state and local governments look for relief in next stimulus bill.

2020Talks - June 5, 2020 

Democrats and Republicans have had drastically different responses to President Trump's militarized response to protests in the nation's capital. And, new electoral maps will be drawn next year, some by legislatures and others by outside entities.

Archive: July 20, 2011

CONCORD, N.H. - A new website is exposing what it says is one national organization's "big-business" influence over legislation in New Hampshire and around the country. The site,, targets ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council, a powerful group funded by lawmakers and at le ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - It won't take long for Ohio to feel the effects of the state's recently approved two-year budget, according to some policy experts and community leaders. The budget fills an $8 billion deficit through cuts to just about every state service and program. Wendy Patton, senior associat ...Read More

DURHAM, N.C. - The newest federal bureau opens its doors Thursday, with a mission to assist and advocate for consumers - but some say its purpose already is being threatened by political maneuvers in Washington. Until now, consumer safeguards and regulations were spread among as many as seven fed ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - For years, the United States has been losing manufacturing jobs to countries such as China. As costs there go up, however, those jobs are beginning to return to the states. High-tech manufacturer Accumold of Ankeny plans to expand during the next five years to meet the need. The ...Read More

NEW YORK - More than 70 nonprofit safety-net service providers on Long Island have been working diligently for seven months, but say they haven't been paid by Nassau County. Some say they have yet to get their first checks of the year. Nassau County is under contract to pay its providers, says Gwen ...Read More

LAS VEGAS - Nevada ranks third in the nation for the number of new people signing up for help putting food on the table through the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program. But SNAP is one of the programs House Republicans have targeted for deep cuts of $20 billion, in order to trim the deficit ...Read More

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