PNS Daily Newscast - February 27, 2020 

Trump puts Pence in charge of coronavirus response; and lingering concerns about U.S. Census participation.

2020Talks - February 27, 2020 

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn endorsed former VP Joe Biden, ahead of South Carolina's primaries. Super Tuesday states, including North Carolina, are also voting soon, but campaigning there is different.

Archive: July 27, 2011

KEYSTONE, Colo. - A symposium on health-care reform beginning today is aiming to take the rhetoric out of the conversation in a way organizers hope will lay the groundwork for real change. Leaders from around the nation are gathering in Keystone for the 30th annual Colorado Health Symposium, a thre ...Read More

TAMPA, Fla. - A year after the BP oil-spill disaster, the Gulf Restoration Network is working to engage community members in thousands of one-on-one conversations. The group believes it's one way to force the oil industry and the federal government to fix the damage done to the coast, and to invite ...Read More

PHOENIX - As most students head back to the classroom next month, a long-time Arizona school-finance expert says public school budgets are stressed like he's never seen in his long career. Chuck Essigs, director of governmental relations for Arizona School Business Officials, says three years of cu ...Read More

A U.S. House vote is expected today on a bill some California groups say will undermine existing conservation efforts and reverse key regulations that protect wildlands and other resources. The Interior Department budget bill de-funds the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), bringing it to its l ...Read More

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Safeguards on clean water in North Carolina may disappear if a bill in Congress is successful, an environmental-advocacy group warns. The Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act, H.R. 2018, removes some federal authority to enforce clean water laws, and leaves some waterways unregu ...Read More

WASHINGTON - The Environmental Protection Agency's hands would be tied, leaving it unable to protect New York's streams and rivers as drinking-water sources. Invasive species in ships' ballast would continue to be dumped into lakes Erie and Ontario. Those would be the effects of just two of nearly 4 ...Read More

SEATTLE - A Washington congressman has waded into the budget battle over funding for the Interior Department and Environmental Protection Agency. One of more than 30 riders tacked onto the House appropriations bill says no money can be used to add any new endangered species for federal protection i ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - New labels will soon start showing up on gas pumps across the state, pointing out a new gasoline blend being dispensed which contains up to 15 percent ethanol. The aim is to get more renewable fuels into the system, says Minnesota Farmers Union president Doug Peterson, and with on ...Read More

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