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PNS Daily Newscast - September 30, 2020 


Trump and Biden square off in a debate marked by interruptions; COVID-19 highlights neglect of undocumented residents.


2020Talks - September 30, 2020 


Last night was filled with interruptions at the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden.

Public News Service - MA: Campaign Finance Reform/Money in Pol

PHOTO: Public television affiliates around the U.S. are being buffeted by a film about a pair of controversial billionaires. Courtesy Elsewhere Films.

BOSTON - Petition drives are asking public television stations to air a documentary called "Citizen Koch." It's about money in politics and the two billionaires, Charles and David Koch, who support conservative causes. Their backing of climate change skeptics especially angers a group called Foreca

BOSTON - Election Day is Tuesday, and by now, you've probably been bombarded with radio and television ads either touting one politician or bashing another. With money flowing like rivers into campaigns, it's been tough for voters to know where the money is coming from - until now. A non-partisan re

BOSTON - The U.S. Constitution begins: "We the people" - and a group of lawmakers in Massachusetts would like to keep it that way. In response to the Supreme Court ruling in January that now allows corporations to spend unlimited amounts of money for political ads, Massachusetts state Senator Jamie

Boston, MA – Fill a prescription in Massachusetts, and the information about the medicine and doctor is often sold in a practice called "data-mining." A federal court recently upheld a law banning data-mining in New Hampshire based on privacy concerns, and the Massachusetts Legislature is expe

Boston, MA – The idea of lowering income taxes while the economy is sour sounds like a win-win on the surface. But the "back story" of what happens when 40 percent of the state's income suddenly disappears shows that not everyone does win. That's the debate around "Question 1," which will be

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