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PNS Daily Newscast - March 5, 2021 


New rules should speed large-scale clean-energy projects in NY; Texas' Gov. Abbott tries to shift COVID blame to release of "immigrants."


2021Talks - March 5, 2021 


A marathon Senate session begins to pass COVID relief; Sanders plans a $15 minimum wage amendment; and work continues to approve Biden's cabinet choices.

Archive: December 17, 2020

States such as North Carolina hope offshore wind farms will create more green jobs. (Adobe Stock)

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WILMINGTON, N.C. -- North Carolina, Maryland and Virginia have formally agreed to collaborate on advancing offshore wind projects and jobs in a memorandum of understanding signed by Governors Roy Cooper, Larry Hogan and Ralph Northam. Dominion Energy currently operates the only federally approved o ...Read More

As Colorado nursing homes prepare for COVID vaccinations, new analysis shows infection and death rates increased between October and November. (emmer.com.ar)

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DENVER -- As the coronavirus pandemic surges across the country, new analysis from AARP shows nursing-home residents and staff still are at significant risk. Data from October through November marked increases in infection rates and deaths, along with shortages of staff and personal protection equi ...Read More

Racism, discrimination and implicit bias impact consumption and property valuation in New Mexico, according to a new report from the state's Voices for Children advocacy group. (wal-172619/Pixabay)

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- New Mexico could use the inequities revealed by the coronavirus pandemic to overhaul tax policy and create a more fair-minded future for its residents, according to a new report. Paige Knight, research and policy analyst at New Mexico Voices for Children, said people may not as ...Read More

Congress approved the federal CARES Act last spring to provide relief amid the evolving pandemic. But over time, some of the spending has come into question, including how some states have distributed the money. (Adobe Stock)

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BISMARCK, N.D. -- COVID-19 relief spending by North Dakota officials is drawing scrutiny. A pair of watchdogs question why the state is using CARES Act money for fracking grants. In late October, the state approved $16 million in federal assistance for the oil and gas industry, which ended up rece ...Read More

Cattleman Will Harris says his operation stores more carbon in its soil than its cows emit in production. (White Oak Pastures)

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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- He's been called a "carbon cowboy" and an inspiration. Ohioans have an opportunity to hear from a legendary cattleman about how holistic practices can benefit the environment and create a self-sufficient farm. Will Harris owns his family's 154-year-old farm, White Oak Pastures in ...Read More

West Virginia could gain more than 1,100 jobs if the state shifts from coal power to renewable energy by 2035, according to a new report. (Adobe stock)

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- With more coal plants idling or shutting down during the pandemic, a new report makes the case for boosting West Virginia's renewable energy and energy efficiency over the next 15 years. Put out by the Center for Energy and Sustainable Development at West Virginia University, t ...Read More

Workers rallied at the state Capitol for additional COVID relief in May. (ULA)

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HARTFORD, Conn. -- Workers' rights groups are hopeful Congress will pass a $900 billion COVID relief bill but said it's just a first step. The bill reportedly includes a direct stimulus payment to needy families and billions to facilitate distribution of the vaccine and help struggling businesses a ...Read More

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