The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – December 3, 2003

The Bush administration rolling back another Clinton era environmental protection as it proposes new rules on mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants – critics call it another gift to polluters President Bush signs a landmark rewrite of forest rules – he says the Healthy Forest Restoration Act will prevent wildfires like the devestating ones this … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – December 1, 2003

The California Assembly joins the Senate in voting to repeal a law that would have allowed undocumented immigrants to apply for driver’s licenses Advocates for children say Governor Schwarzenegger’s plan to cap enrollment in the state’s Healthy Families Program could put tens of thousands of low income children on a waiting list for health insurance … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – November 29, 2003

Seven Spanish intelligence agents and 2 Japanese diplomats are killed in Iraq A small group of family members of US military personnel serving in Iraq is headed to Baghdad to deliver a message of friendship Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Qureia strongly condemns Israel’s West Bank security barrier and threatens to pull out of peace negotiations … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – November 26, 2003

The Pentagon announces that severl thousand more Marines will go to Iraq next year, boosting teh numbers of troops deployed amid increasingly bloody resistance attacks GOP Repuclican congressional leaders and Bush administration officials repare a $370 billion spending bill for approval when lawmakers return to work next month.. Democrats are balking SF Mayoral candidate Matt … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – November 25, 2003

The Schwarzenegger Administration details its proposals to resolve the state’s budges crisis.. The Governor’s Finance Director wants $2 billion in midyear budget cuts, including $440 million from health and human services and $159 million from higher education. The Governor also wants the authority to declare a fiscal emergency and make unilateral cuts that the legislature … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – November 24, 2003

The Senate is poised to approve a sweeping transformation of Medicare which critics warn is the first step towards dismantling the health care system for seniors and the disabled State lawmakers prepare to repeal legislation granting undocumented immigrants the right to a drivers license.. author Gil Cedillo says he’ll work with the Governor on a … Continued