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PNS Daily Newscast - March 19, 2019 


Democrats call for investigation of spa owner who allegedly offered access to President Trump. Also on the Tuesday rundown: Prolonged repercussions expected from the “Bomb Cyclone.” Plus, navigating the stumbling blocks to Medicaid expansion.

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Public News Service - NV: Civic Engagement

Carson City, NV – New testimony is expected today on the impact of Governor Gibbons' proposed education budget reductions. Nevada's public schools ranked 49th in total spending per student last year, according to Nevada State Education Association president Lynn Warne. If lawmakers accept the

Las Vegas, NV – Governor Gibbons just heard what Nevada teachers think about his proposed pay cuts, and that can be summed up in one word - "unfair." Gibbons announced six-percent pay cuts for teachers and other state employees as part of his plan to balance the state's nearly $6-billion two-y

Las Vegas, NV – There is more evidence that the majority of Nevada school children are not learning the basic skills they will need for successful adulthood, such as reading and math. The Children's Defense Fund's new State of America's Children 2008 report found three out of every four Silv

Las Vegas, NV – Governor Jim Gibbons will be getting expert budget advice in a new report that identifies as much as $2 billion in "low hanging fruit" — new revenue the state could use to reduce its massive deficit. Nevada spent 2008 cutting the state's two-year budget by a third, and La

Carson City, NV – Protestors are expected to take issue today (Monday) with Nevada Governor Jim Gibbons' anti-tax "mood" as lawmakers enter a special session to slash another $300 million from the state's budget. Bob Fulkerson, state director of the Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada,

Las Vegas, NV – A Nevada tribe is offering to help the new administration keep watch over public lands. The Reno Sparks Indian Colony is offering President-elect Obama its help in providing security on Indian and other federally owned public lands. The tribe criticizes Bush Administration budg

Las Vegas, NV – They have been called the Silver State's Sleeping Giant: the more than 190,000 eligible registered Hispanic voters in Nevada. Politicians of every political stripe are working to win them over in the final hours before the Nov. 4 election. Nevada is ranked number seven in the

Las Vegas, NV – The clock is ticking for an estimated 20,000 Nevadans who have paid their debts to society and have a chance to regain their right to vote, in time for the upcoming presidential election. Under a new state law, most people who have served their time for non-violent offenses can

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