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PNS Daily Newscast - January 17, 2019 


Speaker Pelosi sends a message to Trump – No State of the Union in Congress while shutdown continues. Also on the Thursday rundown: federal employees in Michigan to rally against the shutdown. Plus a Green New Deal in New York raises the bar for clean energy.

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Archive: April 19, 2016

Seventy-six Michigan children died as the result of abuse or neglect in 2014. (Pixabay)

LANSING, Mich. - Dozens of Michigan children die each year due to abuse or neglect, and today people from around the state will gather in Lansing to highlight the importance of prevention. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and the Michigan Children's Trust Fund is hosting its 8th annual Preve ...Read More

Colorado's Legislature is considering a new

DENVER - One in three Americans has zero retirement savings, and more than half have less than $10,000 socked away according to a new survey from the personal finance company GOBankingRates. A new bill being heard in the Colorado House tomorrow would allow workers without retirement plans through ...Read More

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on Monday in a case challenging President Obama's executive actions creating the DACA and DAPA programs. (Beatrice Murch/flickr.com)

RALEIGH, N.C. - The U.S. Supreme Court is considering a lawsuit against President Obama's 2014 expansion of immigration programs for undocumented workers. The court heard oral arguments on Monday regarding the Deferred Action for Parents and Americans (DAPA) and the Deferred Action for Childhood A ...Read More

After today, Iowa state legislators' expenses are no longer covered by taxpayers. (Manop/Wikimedia Commons)

DES MOINES, Iowa - With major issues like water quality and Medicaid privatization still undecided, lawmakers may not wrap up their work in Des Moines today. It means they'll have to pay their own food, lodging and other expenses normally covered by a per diem of around $130. Steffen Schmidt, po ...Read More

The second lawsuit in six months involving a woman in labor being shackled and driven hundreds of miles has been filed in Missouri. (Jackson County)

MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, Mo. - The ACLU of Missouri has filed suit on behalf of an inmate who lost her baby. In December 2014, Tara Rhodes told jail staff at the Mississippi County jail that she was having labor pains and losing fluids. She says she was accused of lying and ignored. Five days later w ...Read More

Immigrants and supporters from Philadelphia attend Monday’s rally. (New Sanctuary Movement of Philadelphia)

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - About 2,000 immigrants and their supporters rallied outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday. A closely divided court heard oral arguments in a challenge by 26 states to President Obama's executive action on immigration. If upheld by the court, it would allow the undocumented p ...Read More

The Bureau of Land Management is holding public informational open houses all this week to explain the controversial proposed Gateway West Transmission Line project. (lauramusikanski/morguefile)

BOISE, Idaho - This week, the public can learn more about the massive 1,100 mile Gateway West Transmission Line project at several open houses hosted by the Bureau of Land Management. There are events today in Boise and Kuna, one tomorrow in Twin Falls and one Thursday in Murphy. Experts will be a ...Read More

Power plants are responsible for half of all U.S. mercury emissions. (Tony Webster/flickr.com)

NEW YORK - The federal Environmental Protection Agency has completed an analysis showing that reducing emissions of mercury and other toxic substances would have enormous health benefits. The power industry and several states had challenged the rules in federal court. Last June, without blocki ...Read More

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