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PNS Daily News - December 6, 2019 


A Trump impeachment vote in the House could come before Christmas; students rally for climate action again today; and other-abled workers fuel a vertical farm in Wyoming.

2020Talks - December 6, 2019 


Impeachment is ramping up, and so is Iowa campaigning and Democratic endorsements. 2004 Democratic nominee John Kerry endorsed former VP Joe Biden, Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders, and VoteVets endorsed Mayor Pete Buttigieg.

Archive: March 23, 2016

A new state bill designed to fully implement Colorado’s Immigrant Driver's License program will be heard in the State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee today. (Pixabay)

DENVER - The Colorado House's State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee will hear a new bill today that hopes to clear the way for immigrants to obtain a driver's license and state ID. SB 251 was passed three years ago, but services are only available at three DMV locations in the state. Esm ...Read More

The North Dakota State Capitol is showcasing dozens of local businesses for Pride of Dakota Day. (iStockphoto)

BISMARCK, N.D. - For much of the year the North Dakota State Capitol acts as the hub of government activity, but today it's playing host to one of the biggest gatherings of local companies. This year marks the 31st anniversary of the state's Pride of Dakota program. To celebrate, about 50 North ...Read More

Free assessments are available to private landowners in four Oregon counties. (Bureau of Land Management/Wikimedia Commons)

PORTLAND, Ore. - Private landowners in northwest Oregon can apply to receive a free assessment of their forest land from the Natural Resource Conservation Service or NRCS, a division of the United States Department of Agriculture. The free assessment includes gauging the health of the forest land ...Read More

Nationally, police SWAT teams now conduct 60,000 raids a year. (Fiatswat800/Wikimedia Commons)

HARTFORD, Conn. – Following the police killing of a Stamford man, civil liberties advocates are calling for more transparency on how, when and why police deploy SWAT units. Dylan Pape, 25, was killed in his home by a Stamford Police Special Response Team on Monday. The death is still being in ...Read More

Guns were found in fewer than one percent of frisks by Philadelphia Police, a new report says. (George Donnelly/flickr.com)

PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia Police continue to stop and frisk pedestrians without suspicion and disproportionately target minorities, according to a new report. In 2011 the Philadelphia Police Department agreed to reform its stop and frisk practices under the settlement of a federal lawsuit. B ...Read More

The San Joaquin kit fox is one species threatened by the Panoche Valley Solar Project, according to a new lawsuit filed against the state by environmental groups. (Rick Deveran)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Several environmental groups are suing the California Department of Fish and Wildlife over a permit the agency issued to the Panoche Valley Solar Project in central California, about 60 miles east of Monterey. The plaintiffs in the suit, which include the advocacy groups Defen ...Read More

The governor's New Energy Industry Task Force heard from solar advocates on Tuesday. (cleanenergy.org)

LAS VEGAS - Solar advocates are giving the governor's New Energy Industry Task Force generally positive reviews after it met Tuesday for the first time in years. About 80 people attended the meeting, which was held simultaneously in Carson City and by teleconference in Las Vegas. Many speakers c ...Read More

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