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PNS Daily Newscast - March 22, 2019 


President Trump rattles the Middle East, saying the U.S. will recognize Israel’s authority over the Golan Heights. Also on our Friday rundown: A judge blocks laws limiting the power of the new Wisconsin governor. Plus, momentum builds across party lines to abolish the death penalty.

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Public News Service - SD: Civic Engagement

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

Pierre, SD - South Dakota lawmakers are back in session today, and they're being called on to end the state's ongoing abortion debate. The South Dakota Campaign for Healthy Families sent letters to all state lawmakers, asking them to forget about a statewide abortion ban and focus on preventing unin

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