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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

Carson City, NV – Nevada lawmakers are working their way through Governor Jim Gibbons' record-setting pile of more than 40 vetoed bills today, debating which ones deserve to be kept alive by legislative override. Among the measures Gibbons shot down is a bill (AB 491) that aims to help people

Las Vegas, NV – Nevada’s debate over domestic partnership rights for gay people could be about to hit the state smack in the pocketbook— when it comes to gay tourist dollars. Governor Jim Gibbons vetoed the proposed domestic partnership bill Monday on the grounds it violated the st

Las Vegas, NV – Majority Leader Harry Reid is expected get the Senate working on deceptive credit card practices this week, considering a bill that would require credit card companies to give advance notice before raising rates. When the financial industry got federal bailout money, these comp

Carson City, NV – Legal experts are criticizing a new measure being debated by Nevada lawmakers that would put the strictest limits in the nation on homeowners who wish to sue for faulty construction. Senate Bill 349 won committee approval and now moves to the full Senate. It is supported by b

Las Vegas, NV – It's the biggest move to protect public land in 15 years, and it is now on its way to President Obama for a signature. On Wednesday, the U.S. House passed the Omnibus Public Lands Management Act (HR 146) by a vote of 285 to 140. It designates more than two million new acres of

Las Vegas, NV – As 2009 began, there were three coal-fired power plants proposed for Nevada: the Ely Energy Center, the Toqoup plant, and the White Pine Energy Station. Today, however, it looks as though none of them may be built. A hearing on the White Pine project set for Tuesday was postp

Las Vegas, NV – While a few republican governors are making headlines by declining a small portion of federal stimulus money, some Nevada lawmakers are taking a different course. They are holding a strategy session today to study how to get the most from the $1.5-billion in economic recovery m

Las Vegas, NV – Immediately following President Obama's signing of the $800-billion stimulus plan, some state lawmakers began to take credit for bringing money home - even those who voted against it. Except in Nevada. So far, no Nevada members of Congress have taken the opportunity to tout the

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