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PNS Daily News - December 16, 2019 


Senator Schumer calls for four specific witnesses in the Senate impeachment trial; giving Iowans with disabilities a voice in caucuses; and an expert says Seasonal Affective Disorder is a lot more than just the holiday blues.

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 31, 2018

Environmental groups say the person who wins New Mexico's race for public lands commissioner next week could have a huge impact on climate change. (npca.org)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The surge of oil and gas drilling in New Mexico in the past 18 months also has led to a surge of influence spending in the race for the next Commissioner of Public Lands. Democrat Stephanie Garcia Richard, Republican Pat Lyons and Libertarian Michael Lucero all want the job, but ...Read More

Nevada's economy depends heavily on immigrants, who make up 40 percent of workers in the food-service and hotel industries. (AvidCreative/iStockphoto)

LAS VEGAS - Latino and civil-rights groups are dismissing President Donald Trump's plan to end birthright citizenship, calling it an unconstitutional election-week stunt to appeal to his base. Trump said in an interview Monday that he's planning an executive order revoking the right to automatic ci ...Read More

Almost 25 percent of Californians are native-born children of at least one immigrant parent. (Shawn 1/Pixabay)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Civil-rights groups are dismissing President Donald Trump's plan to end birthright citizenship, calling it an unconstitutional election-week stunt to appeal to his base. Trump said in an interview Monday that he's planning an executive order revoking the right to automatic citi ...Read More

The Ohio START program helps parents facing addiction who are involved in the child-welfare system.  (laterjay/Pixabay)

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The opioid crisis has left some parents struggling with addiction, resulting in an overburdened foster-care system. An innovative program is expanding in Ohio to help these parents and their children heal. Highland County is one of the first 17 counties participating in the Ohio ST ...Read More

Utah is one of four states deciding whether to expand its Medicaid program in the 2018 elections. (makelessnoise/Flickr)

SALT LAKE CITY - Utah voters will decide next week whether to expand Medicaid access to more low-income people in the state. A new report measures just how much that would impact Utahns' lives and pocketbooks. The report from the Center for American Progress said Medicaid expansion in Utah wou ...Read More

The 2018 general election is expected to draw record numbers of voters for a midterm election. (Flickr)

BOSTON - Political leaders and public officials are calling next week's midterm elections some of the most important votes Americans will cast in several decades. Massachusetts voters will mark their ballots in races for U.S. Senate and House seats, the governor, state legislators and other statewi ...Read More

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