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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 - ID: Civic Engagement

PHOTO: Lauren Necochea, director of Idaho KIDS COUNT.

BOISE, Idaho - Merit pay is a hotly-debated issue for Idaho public school teachers. The idea, expressed in Proposition 2 on the November ballot, is to pay teachers bonuses if student test scores improve. Idaho KIDS COUNT issued a review today that looks at available research based on the results of

BOISE, Idaho - About 400 Idaho Education Association delegates are meeting today and Saturday at the Boise Centre for their annual assembly, which marks the organization's 120th "birthday." The delegates will hear from a variety of speakers on education issues and will start setting the IEA's goals

BOISE, Idaho - A "sticky situation" is guaranteed to arise at the Idaho Statehouse this year, as volunteers are standing by with hundreds of sticky notes to post on doors. The notes ask that Idaho's Human Rights Law be updated to include protection from discrimination based on sexual orientation and

BOISE, Idaho - The congressional "super committee" tasked with cutting $1.5 trillion in federal spending by 2021 will be back at work later this week. Idaho has a lot at stake when it comes to its discussions, according to AARP Idaho. No Idaho representatives serve on the committee, so Idahoans wi

BOISE, Idaho - A land giveaway the size of Wyoming. That's how opponents of a bill being heard in a U.S. House committee today characterize the "Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act." Supporters contend opening nine million acres of protected U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management (BL

BOISE, Idaho - The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is opening the door to public scrutiny today at a meeting in Boise to discuss the environmental impacts of building a $4 billion uranium enrichment plant proposed near Idaho Falls. The uranium is designed to fuel nuclear power plants, and the project

BOISE, Idaho - Forty-five years old and more than 100 million acres strong. This week marks the 45th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, which has preserved some four million acres of public land in Idaho including, most recently, thousands of acres in the Owyhee Canyonlands. Mike Matz, executive d

Boise, ID – Idahoans are among those joining a protest today to say throwing money at the problem won't fix it. It's a national day of protest over the administration's $700 billion Wall Street bailout plan. Chuck Vogel with United Action for Idaho says strings need to be attached to any tax

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