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PNS Daily Newscast - August 26, 2019 


in Colorado 0fficials to consider overtime, and other worker protections. Plus; tobacco-free signs svailable to all KY schools .

2020Talks – August 26, 2019. (3 min.) 


Introducing a Mon.-Fri. newscast tracking the 2020 Elections, starting with Iowa, First in the Nation. Tea Party Republican Joe Walsh enters GOP race; Sen. Bernie Sanders explains what he means by "Democratic Socialism;" and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee drops his bid for the Democratic nomination.

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IMAGE: Some of the state's lowest-paid workers are making their home budget details public at a Thursday 'Fight for $15' rally at the State Capitol. They'll fill out and carry this monthly budget summary sheet to show lawmakers. Graphic courtesy SEIU Local 775.
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OLYMPIA, Wash. - Legislation is expected to be filed Thursday challenging the state to follow the lead of the cities of SeaTac and Seattle and raise the minimum wage. It's one reason low-wage workers, from restaurant employees to airport workers and home-care aides, are gathering in Olympia for a " ...Read More

PHOTO: Time is running out for Iowa farmers and ranchers to voice their concerns on how the Conservation Stewardship Program is set to operate for the next five years. Photo credit: Carl Wycoff/Flickr.

DES MOINES, Iowa – It's an opportunity that only comes along once every five years, so as the public comment period on the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) nears an end, Iowa farmers and ranchers are being urged to make their voices heard. The program offers payments for actively manag ...Read More

PHOTO: A hearing is set for this morning at the Federal Courthouse in Brownsville, as Texas and some two dozen other states seek to halt President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration. Photo credit: Chris Potter/Flickr.
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BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Texas is center stage today in the national battle over immigration reform, with a court hearing on the lawsuit filed over President Barack Obama's executive action. About two dozen states, including Texas, are seeking an injunction against the plan, claiming it's uncons ...Read More

PHOTO: Federal approval for the killing of up to 15 grizzly bears in two areas of northwestern Wyoming is going too far, according to a planned lawsuit to protect the grizzlies. Photo credit: Chris Servheen/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

BOZEMAN, Mont. – Federal approval for the killing of up to 15 grizzly bears in two areas of northwestern Wyoming is going too far, according to a planned lawsuit to protect the grizzlies. Bonnie Rice is Northern Rockies senior representative at the Sierra Club, one of the groups that filed t ...Read More

PHOTO: Maine is sitting pretty and setting the pace when it comes to meeting the goals of the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan, which would require states to reduce carbon emissions from power plants 32 percent by 2030. Photo credit: tpsdave/Pixabay

PORTLAND, Maine – Maine is sitting pretty and setting the pace when it comes to meeting the goals of the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan, despite the EPA's delay of the new rules. The plan would require states to reduce carbon emissions from power plants 32 percent by 2030 ...Read More

PHOTO: President Obama on Wednesday announced the first ever controls on methane emissions. Photo credit: London Permaculture/Flickr.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - President Obama's new proposal to cut methane emissions could improve the air and economy of Ohio. The proposal, announced Wednesday, calls for a 45 percent reduction in methane emissions from the oil and gas industry by 2025. Andrew Williams, state regulatory and legislative affa ...Read More

GRAPHIC: Virginians are worried they don't have enough saved for retirement, and a recent poll found voters strongly in favor of a voluntary commonwealth program of payroll deductions. Graphic by AARP, based on U.S. Census data and polling results.

RICHMOND, Va. - Virginians overwhelmingly want the state to set up a voluntary retirement program modeled on 529-style college savings plans. A poll done for AARP Virginia found residents are worried they won't have enough savings to retire. The poll also found three out of four voters favored a vo ...Read More

PHOTO: Nevada's rural communities could have the fastest Internet in the U.S., should President Obama make good on an executive order he touted in a video posted on White House social media. Photo courtesy of the White House.

CARSON CITY, Nev. - President Obama says he plans on taking executive action that will lead to the highest-possible Internet speed being available in rural Nevada, and in cities and towns across the nation. During a speech on Wednesday in Cedar Falls, Iowa, the president pointed out that the city o ...Read More

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