PNS Daily News - February 22, 2017
We’re covering stories from across the nation including: new immigration policies released by the Trump administration; Obama’s transgender student bathroom rules could be reversed; and some senators weigh-in on the U.S. Supreme Court nominee.
Archive: February 17, 2017
DENVER - Colorado voters could be asked to update the Taxpayer Bill of Rights, a 25-year-old constitutional amendment, if House Bill 1187 passes. The measure would change the formula that limits how much the state can invest in roads and schools by linking economic growth to how much people earn in ...Read More
SEATTLE - Sunday marks the 75th anniversary of the signing of an executive order that led to the internment of more than 100,000 Japanese-Americans during World War II. To mark the anniversary, the Seattle Library will hold an event highlighting the parallels between their situation and that of toda ...Read More
PHILADELPHIA - Organizers used Thursday's "Day Without Immigrants" to highlight that, even in sanctuary cities, stronger policies are needed to protect immigrant communities. In cities around the country, many immigrants and their supporters stayed away from work and school to protest the Trump adm ...Read More
MINEOLA, N.Y.- Activists for civil rights and fair housing gathered at Nassau County's legislative building on Thursday to call for an end to policies they say promote segregation. Fifty years after passage of the Fair Housing Act, Long Island remains one of the most segregated areas in the country ...Read More