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PNS Daily News- January 18, 2017 


We’re featuring a variety of issues today including: high-profile acts of clemency from President Obama; a pledge for a balanced approach to protecting public lands; and abortions drop to their lowest level in four decades.

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Poverty Issues

SANTE FE, N.M. – Children in New Mexico struggle against endemic poverty, but there are some positive signs, according to the KidsCount 2016 ...Read More
HARTFORD, Conn. – A new study shows that Connecticut uses only 30 percent of its Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) funds for basic ...Read More
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Low-wage workers in Kansas City and across the country are staging protests in opposition to President-elect Donald Trump's ...Read More
AUSTIN, Texas – Children's advocates are aiming to convince the Texas Legislature to fund all-day pre-kindergarten classes in the 2018-2019 ...Read More
NEW YORK – Foundations receiving tax-deductible contributions are booming, but a new report says little of the new money pouring in makes its ...Read More
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Illinois' budget stalemate is more than two years old now and it's not sitting well with state residents. Illinois is ...Read More
LINCOLN, Neb. – There's a new effort in Nebraska to break the cycle of debt that can trap borrowers in payday loans. Senators Lou Ann Linehan ...Read More
DENVER – More Colorado families who qualify for food stamps, the program known federally as SNAP, are getting assistance. That's according to ...Read More
AUGUSTA, Maine – Maine joined Arizona, Colorado and Washington state over the weekend in boosting its state minimum wage after successful ...Read More
DENVER -- As Congress moves to repeal the Affordable Care Act, proponents of the health care law are taking their case to Colorado Sen. Cory ...Read More
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