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PNS Daily Newscast - June 5, 2020 


It will likely take donations to help the Twin Cities recover from damage by looters; and state and local governments look for relief in next stimulus bill.

2020Talks - June 5, 2020 


Democrats and Republicans have had drastically different responses to President Trump's militarized response to protests in the nation's capital. And, new electoral maps will be drawn next year, some by legislatures and others by outside entities.

Public News Service - NH: Civic Engagement

CONCORD, N.H. - New Hampshire state representatives are expected to vote on a constitutional amendment this week meant to change the way tax increases or fees are approved, by requiring a super-majority. That would mean three-fifths of both the House and of the Senate would have to approve any chan

CONCORD, N.H. - College students from around New Hampshire are expected at the Statehouse today, most to show their opposition to a bill that proposes to alter their voting rights. If House Bill 176 is enacted, students and military members would not be allowed to vote in the towns or districts whe

CONCORD, N.H. - "America Speaks" asked the questions - and Granite Staters answered them. However, not all groups are convinced they were the right questions to help the nation's economy, long-term. "America Speaks" held a national town hall-style event on Saturday linking cities across the country,

Concord, NH - To buckle up, or not to buckle up. That is the question in New Hampshire today, as the state House votes on a bill that would require adults to wear automobile seat belts. The state's seat belt law of 2000 that required those under 18 to be restrained in vehicles is being cited as a

Concord, NH – The balance between individual rights and the public good is being debated in Concord, where the "click it" vote is set for today in the New Hampshire House. The measure would require adults to buckle up in cars and trucks. It's a law that state legislators have rejected for year

Concord, NH – New Hampshire military voters overseas can follow all state rules on voting, and chances are their ballots still won't arrive in time to be counted. A new study, No Time to Vote, from the Pew Center on the States, finds Massachusetts sends blank ballots to overseas voters later t

Concord, NH – Voting in New Hampshire might be more dangerous than most people realize. A study published in the "Journal of the American Medical Association" shows that people are 18% more likely to die in traffic accidents during polling hours on presidential election days, compared to other

Concord, NH – Threatening to challenge voters at the polls because their homes have been foreclosed on, automated telephone calls telling people their polling place has changed, and misinformation about who is eligible to vote -- these are examples of voter suppression tactics going on this el

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