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PNS Daily Newscast - April 8, 2020 


COVID-19 prompts a car insurance break for some drivers. Also, a push for postal banking, and for grocery workers to be treated as first responders.

2020Talks - April 8, 2020 


Wisconsin held its primary yesterday in the midst of the COVID-19 epidemic. But a shortage of poll workers led to just five polling stations in Milwaukee instead of the usual 180.

Public News Service - FL: Energy Policy

Governor Crist met for the first time yesterday with the new Florida Energy and Climate Commission, which is tasked with developing a state plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to encourage investment in alternative energy. Joe Murphy, programs coordinator for the Gulf Restoration Network,

Florida may be jumping into the passing lane when it comes to better gas mileage for cars and trucks - and less pollution from their tailpipes. On Tuesday, the Florida Environmental Regulation Commission votes on whether to adopt "clean car" standards that limit vehicle emissions. Advocates say car

Congress is hotly debating an energy bill that would open up nearly 4 million acres for offshore drilling. That debate now comes against the backdrop of a tawdry scandal involving oil and gas company executives and some employees of the federal agency that issues offshore drilling leases as well as

Miami, FL – Another Monday, another day of pressure from a group of Congressional Republicans who want a special session called for a vote on offshore drilling. That's a sensitive topic in Florida because of concerns that tropical storms or accidents could cause oil spills that would sully the

Miami, FL - Florida is being portrayed as a state ready to "get tough" - on foreign oil dependence and critics of increased offshore oil exploration - by lifting the offshore drilling ban. Governor Charlie Crist has been quoted as saying he's considering going to court to guarantee the state's right

Tallahassee, FL – As Florida drivers paid record-high prices for gasoline over the weekend, polls showed that the public -– hoping for fuel cost relief -- was warming to the idea of lifting the off-shore drilling ban. However, Richard Charter, an energy expert with Defenders of Wildlife

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