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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 - WI: Civic Engagement

MADISON, Wis. - Election day is Tuesday. While it has often been hard for people with disabilities to vote, Wisconsin has passed laws to help make it possible for every citizen to vote privately and independently, notes Alicia Boehme, an advocate with Disability Rights Wisconsin. "Polling sites are

MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin's rural voters face many of the same issues at election time as urban voters, but a national expert on rural issues says the problems tend to be worse in rural areas. Chuck Hassebrook, executive director of the Center for Rural Affairs, says jobs, health care and economic r

MADISON, Wis. - In a few weeks, a new Wisconsin governor and state legislature will be elected, and one of their tasks will be to re-draw the state’s political boundaries. Mike McCabe, head of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, says every 10 years it’s the same thing: Democrats pack their

MADISON, Wis. - Protecting the valuable natural resources in Wisconsin is the goal of a series of listening posts being held across the state. The Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters is asking citizens what they think lawmakers need to do when it comes to the state's natural resources. Central

MADISON, Wis. - A Wisconsin political watchdog group says the state's system of re-drawing political boundary lines every 10 years is unfair and rigged in favor of the incumbents. Mike McCabe, the executive director of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, says legislators draw the boundary lines to inc

MADISON, Wis. - Most of the money Wisconsin legislators accept in campaign contributions comes from contributors who live outside their home district, according to new figures from the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Mike McCabe, director of the watchdog group, says the data seems to indicate money

MADISON, Wis. - It's report card time, not just for school children, but also for lawmakers in Wisconsin on dealing with conservation issues. The Conservation Scorecard report, released by the Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters today, carries some good grades and some challenges. The report say

Madison, WI - Governor Jim Doyle's veto of a bill that would remove the state DNR secretary from the list of appointments the governor makes faces a critical Assembly test today. Comments from Ed Harvey, chairman of the Wisconsin Conservation Congress. MADISON, Wis. - It's not easy to override a go

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