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PNS Daily Newscast - January 24, 2020 


The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump continues; and KY lawmakers press ahead on requiring photo IDs for voters.

2020Talks - January 24, 2020 


Businessman Tom Steyer and former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the two billionaires in the Democratic primary, have spent far more than the rest of the Democratic hopefuls combined. But Steyer also uses grassroots tactics. What do other candidates and voters think about the influence of money in elections?

Public News Service - NY: Environmental Justice

New York, NY – The head of an Hispanic civil rights group on whose board Sonia Sotomayor sat for 12 years is defending the Supreme Court nominee from what he says are unexpected and "vicious" attacks. Before joining the federal bench, Sotomayor was a board member of the Puerto Rican Legal D

New York, NY — It's beach weather today, and many New Yorkers are headed to the Hamptons and other area beaches. But a new report warns that local governments are not keeping up with their 10-year plan to make sure Long Island has quality open space for all to enjoy. About 10 million people

Albany, NY – A New York federal appeals judge, Sonia Sotomayor, is said to be on the short list to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice David Souter. According to the National Women's Law Center (NWLC) the choice of a female nominee – whether Sotomayor or someone else – is a must

Albany, NY - President Obama signs a bill today that will create what he calls "an army of volunteers" dedicated to addressing the nation's toughest problems. The Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act will, according to the president, triple the number of "Americans helping Americans" in a time of ext

Albany, NY — Anyone who enjoys a non-carbonated beverage on the go may soon be feeling the squeeze as New York reconsiders expanding its bottle law. State lawmakers heard testimony Wednesday about what's being called the Bigger, Better Bottle Bill, which would require deposits on bottled water

Albany, NY - As many as a thousand young New Yorkers will join nearly 10,000 others from around the country in Washington D.C. this weekend to demand federal action on climate and energy policy. PowerShift '09 is four days of panels, workshops, networking, demonstrating, lobbying and rallying on Cap

New York, NY — Just before leaving office, the Bush Administration ordered a last-minute rule change that deregulated 1.5 million tons of hazardous waste. More than 5,000 recycling facilities, including many in the tri-state area, are expected to take advantage of the loophole, so environmenta

New York, NY — Part of President Obama's proposed economic recovery plan could get thousands of paychecks, and more, flowing in New York. The U.S. House is expected to vote next week on the package that includes billions of dollars for big New York infrastructure and energy projects. Rob Moo

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