PNS Daily Newscast - August 16, 2019.
Charter-school reforms are in the works; and green-card applicants face hurdles with new federal changes. (Broadcaster Note: Our 6-min. newscast now has an optional outcue at 3 minutes, "This is PNS.")
DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa lawmakers go back to work today, and among the unfinished items from last year is House File 561. Under the legislation, utilities could make ratepayers pay more now for a proposed nuclear power plant to be built later. AARP Iowa Director of Advocacy Anthony Carroll says it
DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa has only one nuclear power plant, the Duane Arnold plant north of Cedar Rapids, and it generates less than 10 percent of the state's electricity demand. The Iowa Legislature passed a bill which would provide incentives to electric utilities to build more nuclear plants in Io