PNS Daily Newscast - March 22, 2018 

New research finds stiffer prison terms do not deter drug use. Also on our nationwide rundown: we will take you to a state where 4 in 10 adults have gun; and “ghost” fishing gear killing whales and seals on the West Coast.

Daily Newscasts

Human Rights/Racial Justice

It's being framed as a battle over the future of the middle class. As the Florida Legislature hammers out a new budget, the Florida AFL-CIO says a ...Read More
Phoenix, AZ – Since Congress rejected a major immigration reform package two years ago, immigration enforcement has been stepped up. Arizona ...Read More
Harrisburg, PA - A bill now before the Pennsylvania legislature would outlaw discrimination on the bases of sexual orientation and gender identity ...Read More
Frankfort, KY – The budget crisis has hit the courtroom in Kentucky, and cuts to the public defender system – which could be forced to ...Read More
West Bloomfield, MI - Women around the globe will celebrate International Women's Day on Sunday, March 8. In the United States, they'll be ...Read More
Albany, NY - Citizen Action of New York says that when the economy catches a cold, communities of color catch pneumonia, and now that the economy has ...Read More
Boise, ID – An Idaho legislative committee is deciding today whether to update the Idaho Human Rights Act to add non-discrimination protections ...Read More
The television industry's nationwide switch to digital broadcasting was supposed to begin today -- but its four-month delay is giving hundreds of thou ...Read More
Charleston, WV – He was a Civil War vet at 15, won a landmark civil rights case, and founded the forerunner of the NAACP. Now this icon of ...Read More
Phoenix, AZ – More than 200 undocumented-immigrant inmates have been marched in chains from a Maricopa County Jail to a segregated area of ...Read More
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