Newscasts

PNS Daily Newscast - June 4, 2020 


Four former Minneapolis police officers involved in the killing of George Floyd now face criminal charges; faith leaders call for action against racial injustice.

2020Talks - June 4, 2020 


The 2020 Census, delayed because of the new coronavirus, is ramping back up to provide an accurate count so, among other things, states can redraw districts for 2021 and 2022. Plus, national figures across the country decry President Trump's response to protests.

Archive: July 14, 2014

PHOTO: The fiscal year began July 1, with no agreement on a state budget from North Carolina lawmakers. Photo by: W. Edward Callis III.

RALEIGH, N.C. - The meter is running for the North Carolina General Assembly to pass a new budget. Lawmakers were to agree on the details before the Independence Day holiday. But now, the daily bill to keep the state Legislature open is running around $50,000, according to Logan Smith, communicatio ...Read More

HARTFORD, Conn. - Connecticut is doing better than most states in providing access to long-term health care. But many older middle-income residents are being priced out of the market. According to Claudio Gualtieri, associate director of advocacy for AARP Connecticut, the state is ahead of the nati ...Read More

PHOTO: Sen. Joe Manchin, seen here with W.Va. Rep. Nick Rahall, is now co-sponsoring a constitutional amendment to limit campaign spending. Manchin said big money is at the root of Washington gridlock. Photo courtesy of Sen. Joe Manchin.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Saying "money is destroying the political process," Sen. Joe Manchin is co-sponsoring a constitutional amendment to limit huge campaign spending. According to Manchin, the Citizens United ruling has contributed to a flood of big money drowning American politics. And that money i ...Read More

Senate Bill 1255, just signed into law by Gov. Tom Corbett, is aimed at reducing the amount of polluted stormwater that ends up in Pennsylvania's streams and rivers. Photo courtesy of Public Domain Pictures.

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Stormwater can carry motor oil, cigarette butts and other things into Pennsylvania's rivers and streams. But a new law could lead to less stormwater-related pollution. The law lets communities allow property owners to implement stormwater management practices. Such methods could l ...Read More

2 of 2 pages   « First  <  1 2