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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.

Civil Rights

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Civil rights organizations say bills introduced this session in the Missouri Legislature are part of a larger-scale attack ...Read More
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The news was spreading with excitement after a Florida appeals court affirmed the state can't stop some people released from ...Read More
DENVER -- Getting an accurate count in the upcoming 2020 Census could be a big factor in determining whether federally funded agencies can provide the ...Read More
CHICAGO -- Early voting for the March 17 primary is now under way for some Illinoisans, but a citizens group contends voters should wait until ...Read More
HARTFORD, Conn. -- A majority of Connecticut voters say people who have been convicted of a crime should have a fair chance to get their lives back ...Read More
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- A new, special collection documents the work of Dr. Gordon Morgan, the first African-American professor hired by the University ...Read More
RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina isn't offering enough community-based supports for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who want to ...Read More
BISMARCK, N.D. -- Years of legal wrangling between the state of North Dakota and American Indian tribes appear to be over. The two sides have reached ...Read More
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - With Florida's online voter registration deadline quickly approaching, voting rights groups want state officials to ensure ...Read More
HARRISBURG, Pa. - Civil liberties advocates say Philadelphia courts aren't following the rules for the use of cash bail, which is keeping people in ...Read More
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