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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: March 19, 2012

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Mountain BizWorks, Asheville, has helped cultivate the innovation of start-up businesses for 21 years, but this year the nonprofit is expanding its focus to include mid-size business support, in the forms of loans and training. CEO Shaw Canale explains why. "We want to be an impor ...Read More

DENVER - What do Coloradans want from the planned medical insurance exchange in the state? A report out today finds that easily-accessible help is at the top of the list. The study interviewed more than 700 Coloradans statewide, asking them how the Colorado Health Benefit Exchange could best serve t ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Rural Iowa's demographics lean mostly to seniors, people with disabilities and low-income families - and they depend on Medicaid insurance. A report from the Center for Rural Affairs concludes that Medicaid is crucial in rural areas. Report author Jon Bailey says some people may ...Read More

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Sixty percent of workers in the United States have less than $25,000 in retirement savings, not counting their home value and any pension plans, according to a new national survey from the Employee Benefits Research Institute (EBRI). And lately, state government workers in Washingto ...Read More

HARTFORD, Conn. - Discussions in Congress that tied Medicare and Social Security to balancing the budget and reducing the deficit have made many Americans nervous, including many of the 600,000 members of AARP in Connecticut. Jim O'Brien, an AARP Connecticut volunteer, is helping today to kick off ...Read More

NEW YORK - New Yorkers of all ages are being invited to speak their mind on health and retirement security in a new AARP national conversation called "You've Earned a Say." If you're feeling left out of the debate over Social Security and Medicare, you are not alone. Joan Parrott-Fonseca, state dire ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Graduate, research and teaching assistants at the University of Minnesota are voting this week on whether to unionize. Grad assistant in geography Sara Nelson says unionizing will allow them to negotiate the terms of their employment at the U. "I think that all employees deserve ...Read More

BISMARCK, N.D. - A new effort begins today to make sure that Americans who have paid for years into Social Security and Medicare have a say in the future of these programs. AARP North Dakota volunteer Mike Tomasko says the initiative is called "You've Earned a Say." "We have to remember, on Social ...Read More

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