PNS Daily Newscast - June 17, 2019 

Trump once again floats the idea of being president beyond two terms. Also on the Monday rundown: A new national report ranks children's well-being, from coast to coast; and a Family Care Act gains support.

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Archive: May 28, 2013

Mike McCabe of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign says the Government Accountability Board should follow its own rules.

MADISON, Wis. - The non-partisan Wisconsin Democracy Campaign (WDC) has filed a complaint with the state Government Accountability Board, saying that the American Federation for Children spent vast amounts of unreported money to influence elections. Mike McCabe, WDC executive director, said the grou ...Read More

PHOTO: hioans have a unique opportunity to go behind the scenes of more than two dozen sustainable agriculture operations this summer. Photo credit Jason Bowers Photography.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - All those who have ever wanted to see how their food is produced can get a sneak peek in Ohio this summer. Over a two dozen sustainable and organic farms are being featured as part of a farm tour series. According to Lauren Ketchum, communications coordinator for the Ohio Ecologic ...Read More

PHOTO: Preschool teachers are projected to be one of the faster growing sectors of the job market. Courtesy Qualistar Colorado.

DENVER - The economy is looking up in Colorado: the most recent jobs forecast places the state's growth at about 2 percent for the next year. And at least one sector of the job market may be doing even better. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports national demand for pre-K educators is expected to ...Read More

PHOTO: Paul Hommert is both director of Sandia National Laboratories and president of the executive board of Sandia Corporation, a for-profit LLC that runs the lab. Courtesy: National Nuclear Security Administration.<br />

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) has assessed a $6 million penalty against Sandia National Laboratories for Sandia's handling of an incident in Alaska in which two lab employees were seriously injured. However, that is not the only concern for Jay Coghlan, dire ...Read More

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - With Florida's unemployment rate down to just above 7 percent, the state's Community Action Agencies say they still are not seeing a decrease in the number of people who need assistance. The 27 agencies in the state help more than 500,000 people a year with their utility bills or ...Read More

Photo: Wolf rescued by Genesis Wildlife Sanctuary. Courtesy: Genesis

BEECH MOUNTAIN, N.C. - A western North Carolina animal sanctuary is celebrating a small victory in its fight against the town it has called home. For two years, Genesis Wildlife Sanctuary has defended itself against claims made by Beech Mountain, where the nonprofit signed a 30-year lease for land o ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - As Congress continues to debate U.S. immigration policy reform, North Carolina businesses that count on immigrants to work for them have said they are proceeding as usual. In agriculture alone, the state exports almost $4 billion a year in crops such as cotton and tobacco. Larry Wo ...Read More

PHOTO: President Obama wants to invest some $75 billion dollars in early childhood education and fund it by raising federal taxes on cigarettes. That has started a dialogue among children’s advocates in New York. Photo credit: Mark Scheerer

NEW YORK CITY - In his State of the Union address, President Obama said he wants to invest some $75 billion in early childhood education and make the pre-kindergarten experience available to all of the nation's 4-year-olds. He said he would try to fund it by asking Congress to raise federal taxes on ...Read More

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