PNS Daily Newscast - April 7, 2020 

Wisconsin holds its presidential primary today, despite late action by the governor to try to postpone it. And public assistance programs are overhauled in response to COVID-19.

2020Talks - April 7, 2020 

Today's the Wisconsin primary, although Democratic Gov. Tony Evers tried to delay by executive order. A conservative majority on the state Supreme Court blocked the delay, after the Republican Legislature previously stymied similar efforts.

Archive: June 20, 2012

RICHMOND, Va. - New and existing laws about protective orders for victims of domestic, sexual and intimate-partner violence are on the docket at a conference which begins today in Richmond. Law enforcement officers, judges, attorneys and victim advocates are attending. They'll hear from people such ...Read More

Thunderheads east of Taos, NM. Light filtered through fire smoke. by Jim'Donnell
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Frequent fires are popping up around New Mexico from a mix of lightning, dry days, hot winds and bark beetle damage. In the past week, firefighters had to tend to a fire near the Village of Manzano and another in the Bosque in Albuquerque - in addition to the Little Bear and Whi ...Read More

KNOXVILLE, Iowa - It's long been thought that farmers either had to raise all organic crops or all conventional crops - but Knoxville farmer James Peterson says the two can coexist. Peterson will share his knowledge of how to expand farm operations to include both at a "Field Day" event Thursday. ...Read More

NEW YORK - It's a high-stakes waiting game, with millions of New Yorkers already receiving benefits from the Affordable Care Act as the nation's highest court is expected to rule any day now on whether the act is legal. Heidi Siegfried, director of health policy for New Yorkers for Accessible Healt ...Read More

BILLINGS, Mont. - Tongue River Railroad Co. will have to backtrack a bit on plans to build a new rail line to haul coal from Otter Creek. The federal Surface Transportation Board has directed the company to reapply for a permit because the project has changed, and court rulings found the review of ...Read More

BISMARCK, N.D. - Reforms needed to strengthen Social Security and Medicare are the focus today at the Washington offices of North Dakota's congressional delegation. Janis Cheney, AARP North Dakota state director, is on Capitol Hill to share comments her organization has received from people across ...Read More

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Capitol Hill this week is getting a Kentucky perspective on alternatives for dealing with the future of Medicare and Social Security. AARP launched a series of community conversations called "You've Earned a Say" to drum up public dialogue on the two safety-net programs earlier th ...Read More

HARRISBURG, Pa. - A version of the Farm Bill now under consideration in the U.S. Senate brings with it a loophole that could have damaging effects across the nation - but especially in agriculture-heavy states such as Pennsylvania. The bill would replace direct cash payments from the federal govern ...Read More

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