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PNS Daily Newscast - January 17, 2020 


Govt. Accountability Office rules that Trump administration violated federal law on aid to Ukraine; and racial disparities in health care.

2020Talks - January 17, 2020 


Just a couple weeks out from the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary, four Senators are being pulled off the campaign trail for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.

Public News Service - TN: Civic Engagement

According to a new report, the government is keeping an increasing number of secrets from the public, on both the state and federal levels. Report coauthor Patrice McDermott, with the watchdog group OpenTheGovernment.org, says so-called "National Security Letters" are an example of secrecy about w

A new report from the federal Election Assistance Commission shows Tennessee registers more voters at public assistance offices than any other state. In fact, most states don't offer the option at all, even though it's required under the National Voter Registration Act. Tennessee is also the only st

It's "Law Week" in Tennessee, a time dedicated to demystifying the legal process and educating people about the role of the court system in a democracy. Stephen T. Greer with the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association says the civil justice system is the nation's watchdog for consumer safety, bringin

Corporate takeovers usually make the top story for business news, but Tennesseans gathering this week are scrutinizing what they see as another kind of corporate takeover –- the takeover of government. They see a link between government rules and decisions and big campaign donations. Author

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