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PNS Daily Newscast - September 19, 2019 


President Trump forces California out of vehicle emissions standards; and death penalty opponents argue for clemency in a pending execution.

2020Talks - September 19, 2019. (3 min.)  


Former Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh on why he's challenging President Trump; and how Iowa keeps its status as the first caucus of primary season.

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Public News Service - NM: Hunger/Food/Nutrition

FARMINGTON, N.M. - While there has been some good news from the fire lines in New Mexico the past two days, the Las Conchas and Donaldson fires are still burning a record number of acres - more than 220,000 acres, according to incident reports filed around midday, July 4. Keeping thousands of firefi

FARMINGTON, N. M. - A handful of New Mexicans who work with programs that assist seniors and low-income households are in Washington, D.C., to sound alarm bells about the impact of budget cuts now being debated in Congress. The proposed U.S. House budget makes significant cuts to job training, ener

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - The second U.S. Social Forum kicks off in Detroit Tuesday. Aboard the "People's Freedom Caravan," a number of New Mexicans are on their way to attend this gathering of community, grassroots and social justice groups. Rodrigo Rodriguez of the Southwest Organizing Project (SWOP) li

Albuquerque, NM - Poverty in New Mexico is not what it used to be. This year's "Kids Count" report takes issue with the government formula that defines poverty, a calculation that has not been updated in a half-century. The study, released by the advocacy group New Mexico Voices for Children, looks

Albuquerque, NM - Feeding children in New Mexico could be an easy way to stimulate the slumping economy. A new report from New Mexico Voices for Children examines at the economic boost the state could realize if more of the families who are eligible for Food Stamps signed up for the program. Report

Odds are, you have far more hungry neighbors than the average American. On this “National Hunger Awareness Day,” Jasmin Holmstrup with Roadrunner Food Bank in Albuquerque says part of the goal is to remind New Mexicans that they live in the hungriest state in the country. “Here in

One-in-six New Mexicans doesn't know where the next meal is coming from, but thousands of them could be getting help. The modern Food Stamp Program turns 30 years old this week, and Laurel Wyckoff with the New Mexico Association of Food Banks says over 40 percent of eligible families aren't signed u

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