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PNS Daily Newscast - January 23, 2020 


LGBTQ groups launch a million-dollar campaign to participate in the 2020 census; and biodiversity at risk in North Carolina.

2020Talks - January 23, 2020 


Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and former VP Joe Biden butt heads at opposing ends of the Democratic spectrum. And Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is suing former Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.

Public News Service - NM: Urban Planning/Transportation

Santa Fe, NM - The New Mexico state legislature is to take up measures limiting development tax schemes which were supposed to help fight urban blight - but which critics say are instead enriching developers who contribute to urban sprawl. Two bills before the lawmakers are meant to put the brakes

Clovis, NM – With the slogan 'clean, but not mean,' concerned citizens in Clovis are saying the state's clean energy program is all very well, but authorities had better be sure a planned ethanol plant does not harm a minority neighborhood. Bruce Frederick, a lawyer with the New Mexico Enviro

Seattle, WA – Both the price of a barrel of oil and oil company profits are setting new records. Exxon Mobil announced more than $9 billion in third-quarter profits this week. Phyllis Cuttino, director of the Pew Campaign for Fuel Efficiency, says it's time for Congress to take action on boost

Albuquerque, NM – A new report from the Urban Land Institute ranks New Mexico sixth in terms of the number of vehicle miles per driver in the state. Joanne McEntire, with the group 1,000 Friends of New Mexico, says urban sprawl is what forces us to spend more time behind the wheel. "We need t

Albuquerque, NM – A financial tool designed to revitalize blighted neighborhoods and rundown inner cities may end up expanding Albuquerque's sprawl instead, according to its critics. Developers are using something called "tax-increment financing" to help fund the new Mesa Del Sol development n

New Mexicans' wallets are more at risk of serious "weight loss" from gas prices than most other Americans. That's according to a new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council that gives our state the fifth-highest ranking in terms of "oil vulnerability." Lauren Ketcham with Environment New M

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