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PNS Daily Newscast - September 18, 2020 

A federal judge slams the brakes on U.S. Postal Service changes nationwide; and we take you to the state 'out front' for clean elections.

2020Talks - September 18, 2020 

Trump slams the 1619 project on Constitution Day, and Pennsylvania's Supreme Court makes some election changes.

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

Many state legislatures and local cities have passed laws aimed at improving disclosure of political donation sources in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United v. FEC decision. (Gutzemberg/iStockphoto)

CARSON CITY, Nev. - The Supreme Court decision known as "Citizens United" turns ten on Tuesday - a decision that unleashed close to a billion dollars, by some estimates, of so-called "dark money" into American elections. According to ',' outside groups that don't have to disclose th

A bill has been introduced in the U.S. House to amend the Constitution to fight the growing influence of money in politics. (Pixabay)

CARSON CITY, Nev. - A group of lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives has introduced a bill to amend the Constitution in an effort to fight the influence of so-called "dark money" in politics. The "We the People" Amendment would overturn the Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United decision, wh

On Saturday, one week before the Nevada Democratic primary, Sens. Bernie Sanders and Cory Booker will appear at the Nevada Progressive Summit in Reno.(svanblar/iStockphoto)

RENO, Nev. - Issues such as public lands, environmental justice and reinvestment in rural and Native American communities are expected to dominate the debate at a town-hall-style summit on Saturday in Reno. The event, which comes just a week before the Feb. 20 Nevada Democratic Party primary, will

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont will share their views this week with attendees at the Nevada State AFL-CIO Constitutional Convention in Las Vegas. Courtesy: U.S. State Department

LAS VEGAS – As the leading Democratic White House hopefuls, former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and current U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont are both expected to speak at the Nevada State AFL-CIO Constitutional Convention in Las Vegas this week. Danny Thompson with the AFL-CI

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Lawmakers take up landmark legislation today that would allow Nevadans to vote to repeal tax protections for the mining industry in the Silver State. Bob Fulkerson, state director, Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada (PLAN), says one sure sign that the mining industry needs t

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CARSON CITY, Nev. - As relationships go, this one has been longer than most, but after 150 years, local reform advocates said they plan to file for a Valentine's Day "divorce" - to separate the State Constitution from the state's mining industry. It comes down to "irreconcilable differences," accord

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LAS VEGAS - A new survey of Latino voters finds President Obama is well in front of Republican challenger Mitt Romney, and actions the president took this summer appear to be a big factor. Obama has solidified his lead with 78 percent support among Latino voters in Nevada compared with 17 percent f

LAS VEGAS - There have been numerous hearings in Nevada and Utah, but today is the first and only chance for urban dwellers in Las Vegas to have their say on the proposed $4 billion Las Vegas water pipeline. Launce Rake, board member of the Great Basin Water Network, says that when record high une

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