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PNS Daily News - December 13, 2019 


Brexit wins at the polls in the U.K.; major changes come to New England immigration courts today; and more than a million acres in California have been cleared for oil and gas drilling.

2020Talks - December 13, 2013  


The House passes legislation to reign in drug prices, Sen. Bernie Sanders is on the upswing, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang plays Iowa congressional candidate J.D. Scholten - who's running against long-time incumbent Steve King - in a game of basketball.

Archive: October 5, 2016

Friday is the last day for public comments on Wyoming's plans to manage Yellowstone grizzly populations. (USFWS)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Friday is the last day for public comments on Wyoming's plans to manage Yellowstone grizzly populations if the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service takes the bear off the Endangered Species List. The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission plans outline how a hunting season for the bears ...Read More

The AARP Foundation's Tax Aide program is one of many volunteer opportunities showcased on the website 'createthegood.org.' (AARP Foundation)

PHOENIX – One in four American adults – more than 62 million people – does some volunteering, and together they donate almost 8 billion hours of their time each year. And now, AARP is making it easy for people to get involved. On the group's website CreateTheGood.org, anyone ca ...Read More

The Cape Cod National Seashore is among the 60,000-plus acres of federally-managed public land in Massachusetts. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

BOSTON – The armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon earlier this year took place thousands of miles from New England, but the issues it raised could put all public land at risk. Anti-government activists, including some state and federal lawmakers, maintain the U.S. is obli ...Read More

Paint and other potentially hazardous products should never be disposed of down a drain or in a trash can. (faungg's photos/Flickr)

DES MOINES, Iowa – Lawnmowers will soon be switched out for snow blowers in many Iowa garages, as homeowners assess what they'll need during the winter months. And often, hazardous materials that need disposal are uncovered in garages and sheds during the process. Trish Radke, program coor ...Read More

Both conservative and liberal groups are opposing Initiative 71 on Colorado's November ballot. (State of Washington)

DENVER – Colorado ballot Initiative 71, a move to make it harder to change the state's constitution, has borne out the old adage that 'politics makes for strange bedfellows.' Jon Caldara, president of the Libertarian Independence Institute, says he's never seen before a coalition like the on ...Read More

Children should be screened for developmental delays at nine months, 18 months, and 24 to 30 months of age. (Kasman/Pixabay)

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Half of Pennsylvania's children in publicly funded health care are not getting simple screenings to detect developmental delays. Early detection and treatment can be critical to helping children with delayed physical, social, intellectual or emotional development keep up wi ...Read More

Half the fresh water flowing to Chesapeake Bay comes from the Susquehanna River Basin. (Beyond My Ken/Wikimedia Commons)

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania will receive almost $29 million of new federal and state funding to help reduce pollution flowing into Chesapeake Bay. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Agriculture and the state of Pennsylvania committed the additional funding at the ...Read More

Nevada progressive advocates Tuesday at U.S. Sen. Dean Heller's Las Vegas office protested judicial vacancies. (Battle Born Progress)

LAS VEGAS – Progressive advocates on Tuesday placed empty toy chairs in front of U.S. Sen. Dean Heller's Las Vegas office as part of a national day of action protesting judicial vacancies. The protest was timed to coincide with the first day of the U.S. Supreme Court's new term. There are ...Read More

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