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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 - WV: Budget Policy & Priorities

Charleston, WV – A West Virginia congressman has suggested creating a new pot of money to douse the flames of forest wildfires. Representative Nick Rahall (D-WV) is sponsoring a new bill that would help stretch already-scarce U.S. Forest Service resources in West Virginia and beyond. The leg

Charleston, WV – The State Senate's corporate tax cuts are going too far, according to labor, faith and social service groups who took their message to the Capitol yesterday. The groups were there to speak up against a number of corporate tax cuts passed by the State Senate, amounting to an es

Charleston, WV – President Bush's "State of the Union" address is scheduled for tonight, and among the hottest topics it's expected to contain is the proposed federal economic stimulus package. The plan, agreed to by the White House and the U.S. House of Representatives, would give tax rebates

Logan, WV – West Virginia's prison system is at a crossroads, according to a report being presented on Friday in Logan. The state can either build costly new prisons, or focus on programs that help former inmates make successful transitions to life outside of prison. The new report, by the We

Charleston, WV – West Virginia's Congressional delegation has the week of Thanksgiving off, and they're getting an early holiday present. It's a petition from almost 1,000 West Virginians, asking them to do their parts to bring American troops home from Iraq. Paul Sheridan with West Virginia P

Charleston, WV – One in three West Virginians has gone without health coverage at some point in the past two years, and closing that gap is the goal of a forum this evening at the University of Charleston. Kathleen Stoll of the healthcare advocacy group Families USA will speak at the event. S

Institute, WV - The United States is on a path to war with Iran, and ordinary Americans will have no say in the decision unless they speak up now, according to Scott Ritter. The former United Nations' weapons inspector speaks in West Virginia today. He's been an outspoken critic of the decisions tha

Charleston, WV – Health care for almost all West Virginia kids is coming down to the wire in Congress this week, as lawmakers are expected to approve a plan to extend children's health coverage, in spite of a threatened veto. Perry Bryant with West Virginians for Affordable Health Care says th

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