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PNS Daily Newscast - June 20, 2019 


The Trump administration finalizes a coal-friendly emissions rule for power plants. Also on today's rundown: A new development in the debate over the 2020 Census citizenship question; and why "Juneteenth" is an encore celebration in Florida and other states.

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Public News Service - SD: Civic Engagement

Pierre, SD - The state's largest teacher organization, along with dozens of other groups in South Dakota, is opposing Measure 10, a state ballot initiative that would prohibit governmental bodies from lobbying. Sandra Waltman, director of government relations with the South Dakota Education Associat

Sioux Falls, SD – The country's largest senior group says national economic problems are worrisome in a rural state like South Dakota, where there's a growing trend of many families being forced to take second jobs off the farm to cover their health care needs. Sarah Jennings with AARP South

Pierre, SD – A state ballot issue that would prohibit government workers at all levels from donating money for lobbying purposes is being met with stiff resistance from a broad coalition of more than 50 organizations and individuals, including the South Dakota State Employees Organization. Exe

St. Paul, MN – Senator John McCain accepts the Republican presidential nomination tonight, and Minnesotans are being encouraged to listen closely to his speech. Economist Heidi Shierholz with the Economic Policy Institute says recent U.S. Census Bureau reports show many Americans have seen th

Sioux Falls, SD - The details of the proposed abortion ban initiative are too blurry, according to the South Dakota Campaign for Healthy Families. The group is opening a campaign encouraging voters to scrutinize the initiative, which will be on South Dakota's ballot in November. Campaign director

Pierre, SD – The group representing South Dakota state employees says a measure placed on this fall's ballot by initiative is a violation of the Constitution. It proposes to prohibit state, county, municipal and school government workers from contributing money for lobbying purposes. South D

Pierre, SD – The "South Dakota Open and Clean Government Act," which would prohibit tax-funded lobbying, is one of a long list of initiatives that will appear on the South Dakota ballot this fall. But David Owen, president of the South Dakota Chamber of Commerce and Industry, suggests people l

Sioux Falls, SD – South Dakota's 34 community health clinics have been working to improve the health of democracy by making voter registration available to their patients. All South Dakota residents, including community health clinic patients, can register at the community clinics through May

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