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PNS Daily Newscast - Friday, August 23, 2019 


A federal court ruling changes how the President is elected, and Florida Democrats trigger a special session vote on guns. Those stories and more in today's news.

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Archive: March 27, 2019

With coal becoming less affordable, Idaho Power says it will transition completely to renewable energy sources, like wind, over the next two decades. (U.S. Department of Energy/Flickr)

BOISE, Idaho - Idaho Power is being praised for announcing that the company will clean up its grid completely by 2045. The biggest utility in the state, which serves about 560,000 customers, is the first to set such goals in the Pacific Northwest, and also among the first in the nation. Gov. Brad L ...Read More

California's network of community health centers primarily serves families with incomes below the federal poverty level. (NACHC)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Seven million Californians get medical treatment at Community Health Centers each year, and those centers say funding issues for this crucial part of the safety net are throwing the system into chaos. Starting today, thousands of providers are gathering in Washington, D.C., to ...Read More

The fight over health care heats up again in federal court, as the Trump administration argues that the Affordable Care Act became unconstitutional once Congress eliminated the individual mandate. (Save My Care)

CARSON CITY, Nev. - Some Nevada groups are slamming a move by the Trump administration to have the Affordable Care Act thrown out in court. On Tuesday, the Justice Department indicated in a Texas federal court filing that it now wants the judge to declare the entire Affordable Care Act unconstituti ...Read More

The minimum annual teacher salary in Pennsylvania has been $18,500 since 1988. (giovannacco/Pixabay)

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Educators joined legislators from both sides of the aisle in Harrisburg on Tuesday in urging the General Assembly to raise the minimum salary for Pennsylvania's public-school teachers. The minimum teacher salary hasn't increased since 1988, when it was set at $18,500. In his 2019 ...Read More

A new bill aimed at expanding access to solar energy in Arkansas is expected to create hundreds of new jobs in the solar power industry. (WikimediaCommons)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - As a rule, business interests and environmental advocates rarely agree, but a new solar-power access plan in Arkansas may be the exception. Backed by support from conservationists such as the Audubon Society and industry groups such as the Arkansas Advanced Energy Association, s ...Read More

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