PNS Daily Newscast - March 22, 2018 

New research finds stiffer prison terms do not deter drug use. Also on our nationwide rundown: We take you to a state where 4 in 10 adults have guns; and “ghost” fishing gear is killing whales and seals in oceans.

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AUSTIN, Texas – Prison reform advocates say too many of the 12,000 women in Texas prisons don't need to be behind bars. A study by the ...Read More
OLYMPIA, Wash. — Advocates fighting homelessness are notching some major wins from the Washington state Legislature. With the session now ...Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Hundreds of folks in Ohio are serving as catalysts for change in the fight to eradicate poverty through National Service ...Read More
BISMARCK, N.D. — A proposal to raise North Dakota's minimum wage to $15 an hour could be heading to voters this November. Supporters of the ...Read More
BOISE, Idaho – This week, Idaho and states across the nation are celebrating the importance of breakfast for students. President of the Idaho ...Read More
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Arkansas officials say they will soon begin requiring most Medicaid recipients to work, but advocacy groups say it's just ...Read More
PHOENIX – Two bills to tighten up rules on renters are up for debate in the Arizona Legislature this week - and anti-poverty groups are fighting ...Read More
SANTA ANA PUEBLO, N.M. - A new institute in New Mexico aims to be a national example in forging what it calls a "collaborative pathway to racial ...Read More
MADISON, Wis. — Democratic state senator Kathleen Vinehout of Alma says the package of proposals under Special Assembly Bill 6 makes false ...Read More
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