PNS Daily Newscast - August 16, 2019.
Charter-school reforms are in the works; and green-card applicants face hurdles with new federal changes. (Broadcaster Note: Our 6-min. newscast now has an optional outcue at 3 minutes, "This is PNS.")
Archive: September 20, 2013
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Advocates for Arkansas families and children hope home visits can make a big, positive difference for the state. This summer, trained home visitors worked with nearly 10,000 families around the state, and Kathy Pillow-Price, director of the Arkansas Home Visiting Network, ...Read More
BELLINGHAM, Wash. – It's a topic many neighbors either don't discuss – or can't discuss without raising their voices. On Saturday, the League of Women Voters (LWV) of Bellingham/Whatcom County hosts the first of a series of statewide "civil discussions" about responsible gun ownership, ...Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio – One of Ohio's largest utilities is facing the ire of environmentalists. The Ohio Sierra Club's grassroots campaign accuses FirstEnergy of failing families in the areas of energy efficiency, clean energy jobs and public health. Rashay Layman, associate organizing representat ...Read More
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The latest figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show that Minnesota is making some progress in reducing childhood poverty, but it still remains a much larger issue than in the past. Elaine Cunningham, director of outreach with Children's Defense Fund-Minnesota, says the numb ...Read More
BALTIMORE – The U.S. House of Representatives voted Thursday to strip $40 billion from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps. And anti-hunger groups say if the legislation becomes law, nearly 4 million people will be booted off food assistance ne ...Read More