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PNS Daily Newscast - September 20, 2019 


A whistleblower complaint against President Trump sets off tug-of-war between Congress and the White House; and students around the world strike today to demand action on climate change.

2020Talks - September 20, 2019. (3 min.)  


Climate change is a big issue this election season, and global climate strikes kick off, while UAW labor strikes continue.

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Public News Service - TX: Census

AUSTIN, Texas - The number of Texas children living in communities with high concentrations of poverty increased by 43 percent during the last decade, according to a report released today. Several factors are responsible, says Frances Deviney, senior research associate at the Center for Public Poli

DALLAS - The Supreme Court of the United States joins the Texas redistricting battle today, and a decision could affect national voting rules that have been in place since 1965. States such as Texas with histories of voter discrimination need federal approval before changing election procedures th

SAN ANTONIO - In rejecting Texas' new political maps, a federal court's ruling Tuesday may have affected the makeup of the state's congressional and legislative delegations after the 2012 elections. States are required to redraw district maps once a decade to accommodate new census figures. A three

WASHINGTON - A new look at census data reveals that of the net 279,000 jobs created in Texas since the start of the last recession, 81 percent went to recent immigrants, and half of those to undocumented workers. Steven Camarota, the director of research at the Center for Immigration Studies, a no

WASHINGTON, D. C. - Texas' redistricting plan, which was signed into law by Gov. Rick Perry this week, requires federal clearance before it can be implemented. Attorney General Greg Abbott asked a three-judge panel in Washington, D.C., for that approval Tuesday. It's the first time Texas has opted

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas - Texas Hispanics are demanding their fair share of political power as the Legislature works on a new state map for apportioning representation. Population increases mean the new map will likely see four new Congressional districts, and Hispanic groups say they ought to be s

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