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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.


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

Public News Service - NV: Civic Engagement

Mt. Tenabo, Nev. – Tribal drums will be heard outside the federal courthouse in San Francisco today, in a case that pits the federal government's ability to assign mining rights against Native Americans' rights to protect their places of worship means. At issue in South Fork Band Council vs.

Carson City, NV – Nevada's record-setting veto session is over, and education is one area where lawmakers successfully fought back. They were able to restore almost $300 million that Gov. Gibbons had axed from the budget. The session began with Nevada facing a $2 billion deficit and the govern

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

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