PNS Daily Newscast - June 5, 2020 

It will likely take donations to help the Twin Cities recover from damage by looters; and state and local governments look for relief in next stimulus bill.

2020Talks - June 5, 2020 

Democrats and Republicans have had drastically different responses to President Trump's militarized response to protests in the nation's capital. And, new electoral maps will be drawn next year, some by legislatures and others by outside entities.

Archive: April 14, 2015

PHOTO: April 14 is Equal Pay Day, which marks how far into the new year a woman must work to match the amount of money a man earned the prior year. On average, women earn 78 cents for every $1.00 a man earns. Photo credit: Rupert Ganzer/Flickr.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Women continue to be paid less than men in Ohio and other states, and Equal Pay Day aims to call attention to this persistent inequity, in part by utilizing today's date: April 14. The date represents how far into the new year a woman needs to work in order to match the amount of m ...Read More

Janitors and other members of 32BJ SEIU in Connecticut will take part in

STAMFORD, Conn. - It's being called the Fight for 15, and in actions across Connecticut and the nation, low-wage workers are joining in a global effort to call attention to income inequality. Juan Hernandez, state director of 32BJ SEIU, says it takes about $26 an hour for a couple to keep up with t ...Read More

PHOTO: If state lawmakers approve a bill now under consideration, consumers in Nevada could have their vehicles shut off remotely if their loan payment is late. Photo courtesy of U.S. Energy Department.

CARSON CITY, Nev. - Nevada lawmakers are considering legislation that would allow lenders to remotely shut off a person's vehicle if he or she is a borrower late with their loan payment. Assembly Bill 228 authorizes a person who finances the sale or lease of a motor vehicle to install a device whic ...Read More

PHOTO: On Thursday, Oregon lawmakers will read handwritten messages on hundreds of paper plates from food bank clients from across the state, as part of advocacy efforts for the Oregon Hunger Response Fund. Photo courtesy Oregon Food Bank.

SALEM, Ore. - Oregon lawmakers may not be eating off paper plates this week - but they may be reading a few. Oregon Food Bank network sites across the state have been collecting handwritten messages on paper plates from people who need food assistance to get through the month. They'll share them th ...Read More

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