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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 - TN: Civic Engagement

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - State-funded services are already stretched thin in such areas as mental health and children's programs, so a $1.5 billion budget shortfall will force incoming Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam to make some very difficult choices. John Stewart, former board chairman for Tennesseans

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Income tax cuts initiated by the Bush administration in 2001 lowered rates across the board on income, dividends and capital gains. The bill also lowered taxes on Tennessee's middle class families and the working poor. The executive director of Tennesseans for Fair Taxation, Eli

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Just who should call the shots when it comes to writing textbooks will be on the agenda when Tennessee educators meet thousands of their counterparts in New Orleans at the upcoming Representative Assembly of the National Education Association. Fewer companies are publishing text

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - If you enjoyed the recent public television special by director Ken Burns about the history of America's National Park system, you might also check out another film coming to PBS stations. "Forever Wild," hosted by Robert Redford, ventures into some of the country's unspoiled p

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A citizen protest is planned in front of the headquarters of UnitedHealthcare in Brentwood today to urge the company's CEO to sign a pledge to support "real" health care reform. The company is one of the largest insurers in Tennessee. Today's demonstration is part of a nationwide

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - On Sept. 3, 1964, President Lyndon Johnson signed groundbreaking legislation that guaranteed future generations would be able to use and enjoy the nation's wilderness areas. Forty-five years later, more than 109 million acres have been designated and preserved under the Wilderne

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The time for Tennessee's Congressional delegation to hear from constituents at home is winding down, and some in the state are worried about what could be left out of the national debate on health care reform. Jeff Teague, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Middle and East

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The state of Tennessee is missing out on millions in tax revenue, according to Tennesseans for Fair Taxation. The group worked during the just-completed legislative session to convince lawmakers that the state needs to find ways to collect more revenue. Dick Williams, who serves

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