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PNS Daily News - December 6, 2019 


A Trump impeachment vote in the House could come before Christmas; students rally for climate action again today; and other-abled workers fuel a vertical farm in Wyoming.

2020Talks - December 6, 2019 


Impeachment is ramping up, and so is Iowa campaigning and Democratic endorsements. 2004 Democratic nominee John Kerry endorsed former VP Joe Biden, Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders, and VoteVets endorsed Mayor Pete Buttigieg.

Archive: January 31, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Fifty years after President Lyndon Johnson declared a War on Poverty, advocates for children say childhood poverty remains a persistent problem, impacting an estimated one in four Ohio children. Sandy Oxley, CEO of Voices for Ohio's Children, says there has been progress on ...Read More

PHOTO: Researcher Michael Notaro of the Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research says big changes could be coming to Wisconsin winters. (Photo provided by the Nelson Institute)

MADISON, Wis. – Winters later this century could look quite a bit different, according to Michael Notaro, associate director of the Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research in Madison. Using high-resolution climate projection data developed at the Center, Notaro says we can expect fewer ...Read More

PHOTO: State Sen. Sandy Pappas speaks at the Women's Economic Security Summit. Photo credit: AARP Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. – When Minnesota lawmakers return to session next month, among the proposals they'll consider is one to set up a new state-run retirement savings plan, similar to that of a 401(k). The legislation comes from state Sen. Sandy Pappas, who says it would be geared toward those wh ...Read More

PHOTO: A compromise on the Farm Bill reached this week includes funding for programs that support rural development, jobs and farm income. Photo courtesy Bureau of Land Management.

PHOENIX – Final passage of the much-delayed federal Farm Bill is expected today. The five-year compromise includes funding for programs that support conservation and renewable energy. While overall, the Energy Title funding has been reduced, Andy Olsen, a senior policy advocate at the Envir ...Read More

PHOTO: Help is available for Michiganders who need assistance keeping the heat on this winter. Photo credit: Microsoft Images.

LANSING, Mich. – The subzero wind chills have been brutal enough, but many Michiganders are in for even more ugly numbers when they open up their January heating bills. That’s why officials want to spread the word that help is available. Dave Akerly, director of communications with th ...Read More

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DAVENPORT, Fla. – Nosey the elephant is in trouble, according to animal welfare activists who have been working to get the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to revoke the exhibitor's license of the Davenport-based circus that owns her. Delcianna Winders, an attorney with the PETA Foundat ...Read More

PHOTO: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is opposing President Obama, who wants to fast-track the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. Photo courtesy U.S. Sen. Harry Reid.

RENO, Nev. – Efforts to hurry passage of a major trade agreement may be stalled following action from U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada. Reid went against President Barack Obama in saying this week that he opposes legislation that would fast track the Trans-Pacific Partnership ...Read More

PHOTO: Immigrant advocates in New York and the nation are putting out the welcome mat for the new G-O-P guiding principles for immigration reform, but say they oppose any 'wall' that would prevent citizenship. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons.

NEW YORK – Immigration advocates in New York and the nation are putting out the welcome mat for the new GOP guiding principles for immigration reform, but they say they oppose any wall that would prevent citizenship. House Republican leaders say their first priority is border security – ...Read More

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