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PNS Daily News - December 13, 2019 


Brexit wins at the polls in the U.K.; major changes come to New England immigration courts today; and more than a million acres in California have been cleared for oil and gas drilling.

2020Talks - December 13, 2013  


The House passes legislation to reign in drug prices, Sen. Bernie Sanders is on the upswing, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang plays Iowa congressional candidate J.D. Scholten - who's running against long-time incumbent Steve King - in a game of basketball.

Public News Service - WI: Civic Engagement

Madison, WI - The economic meltdown means that a lot of Wisconsin nonprofit organizations are hurting this holiday season. Mike McCabe, director of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, said many nonprofit and charitable organizations depend on seasonal good will for a large portion of their proceeds.

Madison - Conservation groups hope Wisconsin's new class of lawmakers will help spread all kinds of green across the state. They say the gains made on Tuesday could mean more green-collar jobs, green spaces, and green in the pockets of workers. Anne Sayers, program director for the Wisconsin Leagu

Madison - Following the money in this year's election cycle could be harder than ever for Wisconsin voters. That's the finding of a new report from the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign that tallies contributions to "527" groups - organizations that use donations for mostly negative and sometimes mislead

Madison – A new survey finds reasons for concern about voter eligibility, transportation and other barriers that are keeping people in the disability community from voting at the polls. The survey found, of 600 Wisconsinites in the disability community, a lack of transportation and uncertainty

Madison, WI - Wisconsin has a reputation for lots of "drop-off voters" - the term for those who cast a vote for President and other, higher offices at the top of the ticket, but don't mark choices for such "lower offices" as the State Assembly and Senate that receive much less attention during campa

Madison, WI – It pays to be an incumbent if you're running for office in Wisconsin. A study of fundraising by the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign finds those running for re-election out-raised their challengers by four-to-one during the first half of the year. As a result, Wisconsin Democracy Cam

Madison, WI – Wisconsin legislators have earned their "green stripes," with the highest marks ever from the League of Conservation Voters (LCV). The tallies are based on their votes on energy, conservation, water quality and environmental issues. As Jennifer Giegerich, LCV's capital liaison, p

Madison, WI – A number of state campaign finance and clean government bills fell by the wayside this last legislative session, and a new report from the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign calls a core group of lawmakers "public enemies" of clean government. The report ranks lawmakers by their sponso

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