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PNS Daily Newscast - June 25, 2019 


Conditions reported to be so bad, 300 migrant children are moved from a Texas detention center. Also on our Tuesday rundown: Sen. Susan Collins gets a challenge from Maine's House Speaker. Plus, a bill in Congress points to the need for summer meals.

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Public News Service - IA: Civic Engagement

This summer, an alliance of organizations has undertaken an effort to encourage Iowans to take a stand on the war in Iraq and to pressure the state’s Congressional delegation to take a new direction. Starting tomorrow, the “Take a Stand” effort begins its final push before lawmake

On Saturday, the first votes will be cast in the Iowa Straw Poll. At the State Fair today, voters will have what may be their only opportunity to hear from candidates about health care and financial security issues. The AARP “Divided We Fail” forum at the fair will feature many of the t

Congress appears ready to give President Bush the money he wants for the Iraq war, but a growing number of Iowa's religious leaders are hoping to create a different outcome the next time the president requests funding in September. Some members of the Iowa faith community are making plans at a grass

The Iowa House has approved Election Day registration, and now the Senate is slated to take up the matter this week. Critics are afraid it will open the door to voter fraud, but Betty Ahrens with the Iowa Citizen Action Network says voters will need to provide identification as well as other steps.

A new statewide campaign is underway to voice Iowans' opposition to President George Bush's plan to escalate the war in Iraq. A newly formed Iowa coalition announced its intentions this morning at the State Capitol, to join the national group Americans Against Escalation in Iraq. The Iowa continge

Des Moines, IA - Democrats have promised to get a lot of things done in the first 100 hours of the next session of Congress. In response to that pledge, more that 40 organizations, including the Iowa Citizen Action Network (ICAN), have come up with the "Change America Now" campaign, which includes s

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