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PNS Daily Newscast - June 15, 2021 


Enbridge Energy wins a round on the Line 3 pipeline, but tribal activists say they'll keep fighting, and President Biden issues a warning to Russian leader Vladimir Putin.


2021Talks - June 15, 2021 


The U.S. has seen more than 270 mass shootings in 2021 as lawmakers argue over causes and strategies, President Biden previews his meeting with Vladimir Putin, and Novavax says its COVID-19 vaccine is 90% effective.

Archive: January 28, 2021

Many older Californians face special challenges in finding affordable housing built to meet their needs. (Seemann/Morguefile)
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California faces an enormous shortage of affordable housing, and a group that advocates for older residents is looking for solutions. This week, AARP California published a new report on the need for housing. It's the result of months spent convening experts and stakeholders t ...Read More

Some 70% of Kentucky children would be eligible for a proposed private-school tax credit program recently introduced by state legislators. (Adobe Stock)

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FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Some Kentucky lawmakers are proposing a statewide voucher program based on tax credits, so families can send their kids to private schools. House Bill 149 would give donors like major corporations a special-interest tax break for giving money to privately controlled organizations ...Read More

Advocates for providing free lunches to all students say it's time to remove any stigma associated with meal-assistance programs. (Adobe Stock)

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BISMARCK, N.D. -- North Dakota families facing hardships could see some relief from state lawmakers, with a bill that calls on the state to cover school meal expenses for all students over the next two years. This week, the House Education Committee heard testimony on House Bill 1413, which would s ...Read More

President Joe Biden has set a goal of eliminating pollution from fossil fuels in the power sector by 2035, and from the U.S. economy overall by 2050. (Adobe Stock)

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BISMARCK, N.D. -- President Joe Biden has placed a freeze on new oil and gas leases on public lands and waters. A North Dakota conservation group hopes the moratorium will result in a productive evaluation of regulations, so future projects will have minimal impact on natural resources. Biden's ac ...Read More

Does protecting businesses from liability for customers' COVID-19 infections excuse those who haven't made safety precautions a priority? Montana legislators are debating the issue. (DanRentea/Adobe Stock)

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HELENA, Mont. -- Lawmakers in Montana and other states are considering legislation to give businesses liability protection in lawsuits related to COVID-19. But opponents say it could have unintended consequences. Supporters of the measure are expecting a flood of lawsuits against businesses holdin ...Read More

SEIU Local 49 members have been negotiating a contract with Providence Milwaukie hospital for more than two years. (SEIU Local 49)

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MILWAUKIE, Ore. -- Front-line hospital workers in Milwaukie, Oregon, are calling for better COVID-19 safety precautions. Workers representing about 170 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 49 members picketed Wednesday outside the Providence Milwaukie Hospital to bring attention to th ...Read More

About four in five people in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody were in privately run facilities as of January 2020. (Common Language Project/Flickr)

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TACOMA, Wash. -- President Joe Biden signed an executive order this week ending the federal use of private prisons, but the order does not include privately run immigration facilities, like the Northwest ICE Processing Center in Tacoma. Formerly known as the Northwest Detention Center, the facility ...Read More

When Maryland increased the tobacco tax more than a decade ago, retail cigarette sales dropped 30% across the state. (Adobe Stock)

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Maryland's General Assembly is reconsidering a bill to tax tobacco, with backers touting public health benefits, and health equity for people of color. Gov. Larry Hogan vetoed House Bill 732 last year, balking at raising cigarette taxes by $1.75 per pack, even though the funds wou ...Read More

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