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PNS Daily Newscast - September 18, 2020 

A federal judge slams the brakes on U.S. Postal Service changes nationwide; and we take you to the state 'out front' for clean elections.

2020Talks - September 18, 2020 

Trump slams the 1619 project on Constitution Day, and Pennsylvania's Supreme Court makes some election changes.

Public News Service - WI: Civic Engagement

MADISON, Wis. - Making public policies that improve life for senior citizens in Wisconsin is the aim of a new project of the Wisconsin Women's Network called the Wisconsin Women's Policy Institute. Network board chair, Eve Galanter, describes the goal of the new venture, which is currently recruitin

MADISON, Wis. - On Tuesday, a group called United Wisconsin will file paperwork to begin getting the 540,208 signatures needed to force a recall election against Republican Gov. Scott Walker. A Walker supporter filed earlier this month, a move which allowed Walker to begin collecting unlimited funds

MADISON, Wis. - Never in Wisconsin's history has there been a six-month period in which more campaign money was raised and spent than in the first half of this year. Driven by the summer's recall elections, legislators raked in 93 percent more political donation dollars than in the first half of 20

MADISON, Wis. - With six of Wisconsin's nine legislative recall elections held Tuesday, one on the books from July, and the final two set for next Tuesday, spending has been at stratospheric levels. According to an official at a state watchdog group, one of the side effects is that voters don't get

MADISON, Wis. - A Madison organization says much of what appears to be a home-grown conservative agenda is actually being generated by corporate interests far from Wisconsin. The Center for Media and Democracy has been studying the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and says that group has

MADISON, Wis. - Recall elections are being held for nine members of the state Senate this summer, and a Wisconsin conservation group says it's critical to know where the candidates stand on protecting the environment. Vibrant natural resources mean jobs in Wisconsin, says Anne Sayers, program direc

MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin's redistricting system is "rigged" to give unfair advantage to incumbents, a nonpartisan watchdog group says. Democracy works best when voters choose their representatives and not the other way around, says Mike McCabe, executive director of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaig

MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin citizens have a new and easy way to track the influence of money on politics, thanks to a collaboration between two nonpartisan organizations. California-based MapLight and the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign have launched to help citizens connect the d

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