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.

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Public News Service - Maine

AUGUSTA, Maine — A new, 50-state study finds that putting more people in jail for drug offenses doesn't reduce drug use or overdose deaths ...Read More
AUGUSTA, Maine – National parks in Maine and other states would get some much needed upkeep under a new bill in Congress. The National Park ...Read More
AUGUSTA, Maine — Environmental groups say the federal public meeting on a proposal to allow oil and gas drilling in Atlantic waters isn't ...Read More
AUGUSTA, Maine – Maine is now committed to making even deeper cuts in carbon pollution from power plants. Legislation passed unanimously by the ...Read More
AUGUSTA, Maine – Proposed cuts to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency would put air and water quality in Maine at risk, according to an ...Read More
AUGUSTA, Maine – The Maine Legislature is considering a bill that would roll back the recent increase in the state's minimum wage. The ...Read More
AUGUSTA, Maine – States in the Northeast and on the West Coast are challenging Trump administration changes to environmental regulations ...Read More
AUGUSTA, Maine – A new report links access to SNAP benefits to improved health and lower health care costs. The paper, published by the ...Read More
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