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PNS Daily News - December 6, 2019 


A Trump impeachment vote in the House could come before Christmas; students rally for climate action again today; and other-abled workers fuel a vertical farm in Wyoming.

2020Talks - December 6, 2019 


Impeachment is ramping up, and so is Iowa campaigning and Democratic endorsements. 2004 Democratic nominee John Kerry endorsed former VP Joe Biden, Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders, and VoteVets endorsed Mayor Pete Buttigieg.

Public News Service - NV: Civic Engagement

The latest statistics show about 5,500 people are homeless in southern Nevada on any given night, an area with only about 2,000 shelter beds. (Kemecki/Morguefile)

LAS VEGAS - Civil-rights groups and advocates for Nevadans who are homeless are protesting today at Las Vegas City Hall, just before a public hearing on a controversial homelessness ordinance. The council is considering making it a misdemeanor to sleep or camp in public rights-of-way near homes, on

Activists are preparing their signs for the Global Climate Strike events on Friday. (Eymhy Corpus)

CARSON CITY, Nev. - Hundreds of Nevada high school students are expected to walk out of class at 10 a.m. Friday as part of an international day of action to call attention to climate change ahead of a U.N. Climate Summit next week. Protesters will rally in 2,500 cities across 117 countries, with 75

The Mueller Report detailed extensive efforts by Russian hackers to compromise U.S. election systems in 2016, and warned of more cyber attacks in 2020. (Roibu/iStockphoto)

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada has made big strides toward safeguarding the ballot box, but still has a ways to go, according to a new report on election security. The "Citizen's Report On Election Security in Northern Nevada and the Nation" will be released Tuesday as part of a nationwide day o

The Trump administration has tried to undermine sage grouse protections and new rules announced Monday could make it harder to protect the sentinel species. (twildlife/iStockphoto)

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Conservation groups are speaking out against new rules announced Monday that weaken the Endangered Species Act. In the past, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service could only consider the science when deciding if a species is sliding toward extinction and merits federal prote

Big changes coming to Nevada voter registration include the ability to register on Election Day, or be signed up automatically when you visit the Department of Motor Vehicles. (Marg Johnson VA/Twenty20)

LAS VEGAS - Some of the biggest names in Nevada state politics met with progressive activists and dozens of members of the public on Tuesday night to tout their victories in this year's legislative session, and discuss where they'll go from here. A lot has changed since the last session in 2017 - n

President Donald Trump faces dozens of congressional inquiries in the wake of the Mueller report, which laid out 10 instances of obstruction of justice. (Gage Skidmore/Wikimedia Commons)

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Momentum toward impeachment is growing, as protesters are expected at 130 rallies across the country tomorrow, including in Las Vegas. Participants in the "day of action" are calling on Congress to begin an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, based on the 10 in

Assembly Bill 345 would allow people to request to permanently vote absentee, instead of having to make the request anew each election. (svablar/iStockphoto)

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Civil-rights groups are cheering for a big voting-rights package that passed the state Senate late Monday and now goes to Gov. Steve Sisolak's desk, pending a quick concurrence vote in the state Assembly. AB 345 would establish same-day voter registration - meaning people

The National Popular Vote Compact would render the Electoral College moot if enough states vote to accept it to make a 270-vote majority. (Gutzemberg/iStockphoto)

CARSON CITY, Nev. – Supporters of the national popular vote movement are vowing to press on, despite a big setback yesterday when Gov. Steve Sisolak vetoed a bill that would have pledged all six of Nevada's Electoral College delegates to the presidential candidate who wins the most votes natio

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