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PNS Daily Newscast - January 22, 2018 


The funding stumble in Congress deepens the crisis for health centers; also on our nationwide rundown; we will let you know about concerns over possible "gifts" to payday lenders; and a new survey provides alarming numbers about young people and homelessness.

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Livable Wages/Working Families

BOISE, Idaho – The governor might not have mentioned them in this week's State of the State address, but credit unions in Idaho are booming ...Read More
OLYMPIA, Wash. – A bill that would help formerly incarcerated Washingtonians get a fairer chance at employment is scheduled for a public ...Read More
RENO, Nev. – An anti-poverty program called "Getting Ahead" is getting a boost from the Whole Foods store in Reno. The store is donating five ...Read More
CHARLESTON, W. Va. – Without renewed funding from Congress, the West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program is running on fumes - which ...Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Retailer Amazon has grown substantially in Ohio in recent years, creating thousands of jobs and promising more to come ...Read More
NEW YORK -- The federal Department of Labor is proposing a rule that critics say would allow the sale of what some call "junk" health insurance ...Read More
LANSING, Mich. – Michigan rang in 2018 with a 35-cent hike to the minimum wage, but some say that doesn't go far enough and want voters to have ...Read More
DENVER – Colorado's lowest-paid workers got a raise this week as the minimum wage increased by 90 cents to $10.20 an hour. But, for workers ...Read More
HELENA, Mont. – Montana's two largest public-employee unions are moving closer to joining forces. On January 20, members of MEA-MFT and the ...Read More
BOSTON – A new study from the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center says raising the minimum wage has little impact on teen unemployment ...Read More
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