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PNS Daily Newscast - June 25, 2019 


Conditions reported to be so bad, 300 migrant children are moved from a Texas detention center. Also on our Tuesday rundown: Sen. Susan Collins gets a challenge from Maine's House Speaker. Plus, a bill in Congress points to the need for summer meals.

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Public News Service - NV: Civic Engagement

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

Working for peanuts? Wage-related issues, from the minimum wage and barriers to success for women and workers of color, will be hot topics at a labor forum in Las Vegas on Saturday. (Cohdra/Morguefile)

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Many of the heavy hitters running for the 2020 Democratic Party presidential nomination will be on hand at a Saturday forum on labor issues in Las Vegas. Speakers at the National Forum on Wages and Working People include Senators Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris and Amy Klob

Nevada's current law requires a judge's permission to restore people's right to vote when they get out of prison, unless their conviction was first-time and nonviolent. (Public Domain Pictures/Pixabay)

CARSON CITY, Nev. - Nevada would become the 15th state to restore voting rights to felons who have completed their sentences if Assembly Bill 431, which passed the Assembly on Tuesday, becomes law. Currently in Nevada, voting rights only can be restored two years after a person's release, and only

Nevada and Oregon are the latest states to consider signing onto the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact. (Gutzemberg/iStockphoto)

CARSON CITY, Nev. - The State Assembly passed a bill on Tuesday that would make Nevada the 16th state to join the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact. The proposal would require the state to pledge all six of its Electoral College votes to the presidential candidate who wins a majority of the n

Immigrant-rights advocates are pressing for bills that would allow DACA recipients to apply for college financial aid and professional licenses. (Nevada Immigrant Coalition)

CARSON CITY, Nev. -- Today is Immigrant and Refugee Lobby Day at the state Legislature - an annual event to push for policies that improve quality of life in these communities. For example, advocates will be meeting with lawmakers to promote Assembly Bill 275, which would make it possible for peop

The Nevada state Capitol is busy this week, as the deadline for bills to pass out of committee is Friday. (OK-59/Wikimedia Commons)

CARSON CITY, Nev. - Friday is the deadline for bills to make it out of committee at the state Capitol, so conservation groups are drumming up support for those that address renewable energy and protection for wildlife habitat. Senate Bill 358 would require power companies to get 50 percent of their

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