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PNS Daily Newscast - December 3, 2020 

As the pandemic slams the brakes on the DC Metro, warnings of an environmental disaster; the U.S. Senate to consider end-of-life issues.

2020Talks - December 2, 2020 

Trump's allies refuse to stop challenging the election results, despite federal investigators saying no fraud occurred.

Public News Service - CT: Civic Engagement

PHOTO: Food Day is a national day to learn, eat and advocate for a healthy, more affordable and sustainable food system.

HARTFORD, Conn. – Today is Food Day, a national day to learn, eat and advocate for a healthy, more affordable and sustainable food system – and as a way to grow more greenbacks for Connecticut. Every state is looking at new ways to increase its economic standing, says Cheryl Dunson, pr

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HARTFORD, Conn. - The presidential candidates finally meet tonight in their first nationally broadcast debate, and one local group is hard at work making sure that as many as 1 million Connecticut residents won't stay on the sidelines on Election Day. Pat Donovan, vice president for voter services

HARTFORD, Conn. - Time is running short until Election Day, and with just 57 days left to go, local voter advocates say there is some confusion in the Nutmeg State over voter identification rules. Pat Donovan, director of voter services with the League of Women Voters of Connecticut, says the contro

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STRATFORD, Conn. - Now that presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has named Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., as his running mate, some say it puts even greater focus on the debate over the future of Medicare and Social Security. Connecticut voters today get a chance to share their ideas an

PHOTO: The minimum wage has been raised three times in 30 years, while executive pay by large firms increased by 23 percent last year (according to Equilar).

HARTFORD, Conn. – Few states have the same kind of deep pockets of both rich and poor as Connecticut - and that disparity is one reason today's action to increase the minimum wage is likely to get major attention. Kurt Westby, Connecticut state director of the 32BJ Service Employees Internati

HARTFORD, Conn. - With the stroke of Governor Dannel Malloy's pen, Connecticut is expected soon to be joining Maine, New Hampshire and six other states in allowing Election Day voter registration. Gone will be the arbitrary deadline, according to Cheryl Dunson, president of the League of Women Vot

Hartford, CT - To mark the second anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, the man who organized a national grassroots effort to get it passed is speaking today about the lessons he learned and signing copies of a book he wrote about it. Richard Kirsch is the author of "Fighting for Our Health: The E

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. - A federal judge on Wednesday granted a temporary restraining order to stop New Haven's plan to evict protesters from that city's Green. Dozens of protesters calling themselves Occupy New Haven have been camping on the northwest section of the Green since mid-October. U.S. Distri

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