PNS Daily Newscast - January 16, 2018  

New Medicaid work requirements could leave many without coverage, we get perspective from Utah; also on the rundown, a look at the impact of the Trump administrations efforts to erase references to climate change; and Reading Partners Baltimore inspires struggling readers.

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Poverty Issues

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Advocates say they are having some success with a national program designed to prevent child abuse by strengthening families ...Read More
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - As early as Monday, Senate leaders in Washington could vote to re-authorize extended unemployment benefits, but Florida workers ...Read More
DES MOINES, Iowa - A new study backs up what homeless shelters statewide have been reporting; a big jump in homelessness in the last year. The report ...Read More
TUCSON, Ariz. - The U.S. Senate is expected to try again next week to restore extended jobless benefits that expired at the end of May. Unemployed ...Read More
FRANKFORT, Ken. - As Kentucky endures blistering temperatures and heat indices this month, a social service agency is reaching out to low-income ...Read More
ALBANY, N. Y. - The providers of civil legal services for those who can't afford a lawyer to fight such things as foreclosure, eviction, and denial ...Read More
ST. PAUL, Minn. - One in three school-age children in Minnesota relies on free or reduced lunch programs for two-thirds of his daily calories and ...Read More
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Recent U.S. Housing and Urban Development grants of nearly $190 million are expected to help hundreds of local homeless assistance ...Read More
WATERBURY, Conn. - Early intervention is the key to success in dealing with many problems, and that apparently holds true for youngsters who act out ...Read More
DES MOINES, Iowa - Often, students who drop out of high school end up never returning to class to graduate and lose out on a chance to go to college ...Read More
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