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PNS Daily Newscast - September 20, 2019 


A whistleblower complaint against President Trump sets off tug-of-war between Congress and the White House; and students around the world strike today to demand action on climate change.

2020Talks - September 20, 2019. (3 min.)  


Climate change is a big issue this election season, and global climate strikes kick off, while UAW labor strikes continue.

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Public News Service - NV: LGBTQIA Issues

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - It's the season of giving, but with paychecks barely covering bills, it takes a little creative thinking for some to figure out ways to squeeze in a charitable contribution out of an already tight budget. That's according to Nevada attorney Beverly Salhanick, who says families migh

LAS VEGAS - It has been a big week for opponents of government insurance plans. Earlier this week, the Senate Finance Committee rejected two government insurance plans. But supporters of the public option say negotiations continue over health care reform, and they expect Nevada Sen. Harry Reid to pl

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - The next stop for the nation's health care debate is the Senate Finance Committee, and supporters of reform say President Obama's decision to act as 'myth-buster-in-chief' before a joint session of Congress Wednesday night helped their cause. Launce Rake, communications director

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - With unemployment topping the headlines for many months, there is finally some positive news to report, as a Nevada-based employer today is being honored as one of AARP's Best Employers for Workers over 50. It is the second year in a row that the Nevada Federal Credit Union made th

LAS VEGAS – The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) stole the spotlight in the nation's health care debate with a report saying none of the health care plans being debated would slow the growth of health spending. However, some health experts say, the report misses the big picture. Nancy Whitm

LAS VEGAS – Congress has been focused on cost as the debate continues over creating a national health care plan. Hundreds of advocates from around the nation who favor a public health option converged on Nevada over the weekend. They assembled in Las Vegas to send a message both to insurance c

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 – Health insurance rates are on the way up and a lack competition is to blame, according to "Health Care for America Now." The new report says health insurance rates are rising two and a half times faster than wages in Nevada. Launce Rake, with the Progressive Leadership Allian

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