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PNS Daily Newscast - September 13, 2019 


Prosecutors get approval to bring charges against former acting FBI director Andrew McCabe; and the Trump administration rolls back clean water protections.

2020Talks - September 16, 2019. (3 min.)  


2020 presidential hopefuls tweet about more sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, and Democrats who didn't make it onto last week's debate stage continue their grassroots approaches.

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Public News Service - IN: Energy Policy

INDIANAPOLIS - A House committee has stripped tax breaks for the proposed Indiana Gasification Substitute Natural Gas plant. State Rep. Suzanne Crouch (R-Evansville) voted for the project in 2007. She says she still backs the plant, but has growing concerns about it. "They came back to us and said

INDIANAPOLIS - Federal heating assistance for low-income Hoosiers would be exempt from the 7 percent sales tax next season under a bill which passed the state House unanimously and is poised for action in the Senate. Rep. Peggy Welch, D-Bloomington, author of House Bill 1141, says taxing the funds

INDIANAPOLIS - Telecom companies want to change the Indiana rules for "provider of last resort," a requirement that they provide phone service to customers even when the customer is not profitable. John Koppin, president of the Indiana Telecommunications Association, says that, under House Bill 11

INDIANAPOLIS - Bills have been introduced in both chambers of the Indiana General Assembly to slam the brakes on nearly all expansion of I-Light, the state-created and subsidized fiber-optic network that links Indiana University, Purdue, and other universities in Indiana. Dave Jent, associate vice

INDIANAPOLIS - For more than a year, Indiana utility watchdog groups have urged the state Utility Regulatory Commission to investigate the impact of "ex parte" or private conversations about the Duke Energy Edwardsport project which took place between Indiana regulators and Duke. In an IURC filing

INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana mass transit is an issue taking center stage at the Hoosier Environmental Council's annual "Greening the Statehouse" forum this Saturday, December 10. Council executive director Jesse Kharbanda says 96 cents of every dollar spent by the state on transportation goes to highways

EVANSVILLE, Ind. - Vectren South customers pay the highest electricity rates in the state - and many of those ratepayers are expected to show up at an Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) field hearing tonight in Evansville to comment on Vectren's latest request to recover its costs. Evansvi

INDIANAPOLIS - Uncertainty looms over the future of federal funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) - which last year provided 165,000 low-income Hoosiers with about $355 for their winter heating bills. In the meantime, says Dave Menzer, chair of the Coalition to Keep Ind

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