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PNS Daily Newscast - April 7, 2020 


Wisconsin holds its presidential primary today, despite late action by the governor to try to postpone it. And public assistance programs are overhauled in response to COVID-19.

2020Talks - April 7, 2020 


Today's the Wisconsin primary, although Democratic Gov. Tony Evers tried to delay by executive order. A conservative majority on the state Supreme Court blocked the delay, after the Republican Legislature previously stymied similar efforts.

Livable Wages/Working Families

St. Paul, MN – A new law signed by Governor Tim Pawlenty could help keep a roof over the heads of thousands of Minnesotans who rent property ...Read More
Pittsburgh, PA – Economic growth and good, clean jobs -- those are the goals of a nationwide conference underway today in Pittsburgh. It's ...Read More
Memphis, TN – Forty years after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. came to Memphis in support of striking sanitation workers, today's federal minimum ...Read More
Columbus, OH – Health care providers, community groups, faith groups, and others are coming together today in Columbus to make sure Ohio kids ...Read More
St. Paul, MN – Governor Pawlenty’s almost billion-dollar proposal to ease the state's budget shortfall is getting a going-over this week ...Read More
Albuquerque -The recently-approved federal economic stimulus package is inadequate and could even have a negative impact on New Mexico, according to ...Read More
Las Vegas, NV – Nevada's half-billion-dollar budget problem is good for something: It puts the state first in line. According to a new report ...Read More
Seattle, WA – Juggling preschoolers and paychecks isn't as hard for families in some countries as it is for Americans. So, a group from ...Read More
Charleston, WV – It's a sure bet -- West Virginians who gamble more than they can afford, or are concerned that they may be addicted to ...Read More
Concord, NH – Public sector employees are rallying in Concord today for a solution to the state's retirement funding crisis. The New Hampshire ...Read More
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