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PNS Daily Newscast - September 25, 2020 

Democrats reported to be preparing a smaller pandemic relief package; vote-by-mail awaits a court decision in Montana.

2020Talks - September 25, 2020 

Senators respond to President Donald Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power. And, former military and national security officials endorse Joe Biden.

Archive: September 4, 2014

PHOTO: As part of September's Hunger Action Month, the Utah Food Bank is hoping to collect one mile of food donations in Salt Lake City on Thursday. Photo credit: Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

SALT LAKE CITY - As part of Hunger Action Month in September, Utah Food Bank organizers are hoping to collect a mile of food on Thursday in Salt Lake City. Ginette Bott, chief development officer at the Utah Food Bank, is coordinating the annual Beat Hunger by a Mile event. "We kick off the mornin ...Read More

PHOTO: Sandy Oxley of Voices for Ohio's Children presents their new brief Tackling Child Hunger in Ohio, which examines efforts to address food insecurity among the youngest Ohioans. Photo courtesy of Joree Jacbos.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Organizations that serve Ohio children are joining with hunger-fighting groups to address the continuing hunger crisis among the state's youngest residents. A new brief called Tackling Child Hunger in Ohio from the Ohio Association of Foodbanks and Voices for Ohio's Children looks ...Read More

PROMOTIONAL GRAPHIC: Iowa Choice Harvest only uses Iowa-grown apples and sweet corn, and only sells its frozen offerings in the state. Photo credit: Iowa Choice Harvest

DES MOINES, Iowa – It's a claim that very few can make, and a food processing company that boasts of being "100 percent Iowa" is seeing marked growth as it begins its second year in business. Iowa Choice Harvest began operations in August 2013, individually quick-freezing local sweet corn an ...Read More

PHOTO: A new survey of workers who keep airplanes clean and fueled, load baggage and assist passengers at Portland International Airport outlines their concerns about working conditions, hourly wages, and overall lack of benefits. Photo credit: TravinkovStudio/

PORTLAND, Ore. - Workers at Portland International Airport are urging airline passengers to look beyond its recent designation as "America's Best Airport" to the working conditions behind the scenes. People who clean the planes, assist passengers, and handle baggage say that, like other major air te ...Read More

PHOTO: Chicago fast food workers will once again join other fast food workers in cities around the nation to protest low wages that leave them at, near, or below the poverty level. Photo credit: Fight for 15.

CHICAGO - Fast-food workers in Illinois will be among thousands across the country Thursday protesting their pay. The nationwide day of action is planned as part of the Fight for 15 effort, pushing for a wage of $15 an hour and the ability to unionize. Douglas Hunter, a maintenance worker for McDon ...Read More

PHOTO: Two trail-clearing and maintenance projects are scheduled in the Selway Bitterroot Wilderness this fall, as part of the 50th anniversary celebration of the Wilderness Act. Photo credit: Kyle Martens, Montana Conservation Corps

BOZEMAN, Mont. – Crews of young people are ready to get to work improving trails and upgrading access on public lands in Montana. The projects are part of the Fifty for the 50th celebration of the Wilderness Act. Bobby Grillo, regional supervisor for the Montana Conservation Corps, which i ...Read More

PHOTO: $46 billion of Arizona's economy this year will come from consumer spending linked to Hispanic Americans in the state, according to this year's annual DATOS report, due on Sept. 16th. Photo credit: U.S. Department of Labor.

PHOENIX - Hispanic Americans are projected to contribute $46 billion to Arizona's economy this year, according to a forthcoming report from the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. The annual DATOS: The State of Arizona's Hispanic Market report reveals the state's Hispanic population, now numberin ...Read More

PHOTO: The Our Children, Our Future campaign says there has been mushrooming enthusiasm building towards next week's events aimed at easing West Virginia child poverty. Photo courtesy of the Our Children, Our Future campaign.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Organizers stress next week's Our Children, Our Future campaign events at the state capitol will be much larger than last year's. They credit real public interest and a lot of grassroots organizing. Stephanie Tyree, director of community engagement and policy for The We ...Read More

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