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PNS Daily Newscast - February 26, 2020 


Seven Democrats debate in South Carolina. And helping kelp forests off the West coast.

2020Talks - February 26, 2020 


Candidates took the stage in Charleston, South Carolina, ahead of Saturday's South Carolina primaries, but also ahead of next week's Super Tuesday. Former NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg took some hits, but Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, the national frontrunner, was the main target.

Archive: February 2, 2015

PHOTO: AARP is fighting tax fraud on two fronts in Pennsylvania this season: warning of scams through its Consumer Issues Task Force, and helping people file their returns at AARP Foundation Tax-Aide locations around the state. Photo credit: tdixon8875/FeaturePics.com.

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Tax season is under way and, with its mid-April deadline, scammers and fraudsters will be looking for victims among the thousands of Pennsylvanians who don't take simple, commonsense precautions to protect their identity. Mary Bach, chair of the AARP Pennsylvania's Consumer Issue ...Read More

PHOTO: The CARE Act would require Iowa hospitals to provide family caregivers with training to help them perform some medical tasks, and keep them informed about major medical decisions for their loved ones. Photo credit: Bradley Gordon/Flickr.

DES MOINES, Iowa - Family caregivers and their supporters from across Iowa are converging on the state Capitol today, releasing a new voter survey about the experiences around family caregiving. The group will urge lawmakers to make sure those who are taking care of family members are better prepare ...Read More

PHOTO: The famed River of Grass is seen in this depiction, Everglades57(js) by Jerzystrzelecki. Restoring the Everglades is one of Florida's top environmental priorities, says Gov. Rick Scott. Photo credit: Jerzystrzelecki, CC BY 3.0, Wikimedia Commons.

MIAMI, Fla. – Conservation groups are celebrating some progress in the longstanding battle to restore the Florida Everglades. In November, 75 percent of the voters who went to the polls in Florida approved a constitutional amendment allocating one-third of the state's excise taxes to acqui ...Read More

PHOTO: The argument for repealing West Virginia's prevailing wage law is it would save the state money on public construction projects. But several studies have found repeal would cost the state more in the long run. Photo credit: Paul Keheler/Wikimedia.

CHARLESTON, W. Va. - People pushing to end West Virginia's prevailing wage law say the move is intended to cut the cost of building schools and other public construction projects. But several new studies warn that a repeal would raise costs instead. The prevailing wage law mandates that constructi ...Read More

PIERRE, S.D. – An agreement among a number of states could help improve access to health care, especially for rural residents. The Interstate Medical Licensure Compact could allow more doctors to see patients across state lines. Erik Nelson, advocacy director for AARP South Dakota, says his ...Read More

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