PNS Daily Newscast - March 21, 2018 

Public News Service UPDATE: the Austin bomber blows himself up; also on the rundown a school resource officer credited with saving lives; the North Carolina GOP Silent on an apparent Cambridge Analytica connection; and an Alabama Medicaid Work requirement plan called a Catch-22.

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Poverty Issues

PORTLAND, Ore. - The Oregon Food Bank Network (OFB) surveys food recipients to learn more about the circumstances that prompt them to seek emergency ...Read More
PORTLAND, Ore. - One dime has probably never been quite so important to so many Oregonians. As the state minimum wage goes up ten cents an hour ...Read More
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- A new free computer program is helping Connecticut residents determine whether they're eligible for a plethora of state and ...Read More
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Income tax cuts initiated by the Bush administration in 2001 lowered rates across the board on income, dividends and capital gains ...Read More
NEW YORK - Census figures indicate that the number of New Yorkers living in poverty topped three million in 2009; that's a nine percent increase in on ...Read More
MERIDEN, Conn. - The number of uninsured Connecticut residents rose by 22 percent over one year, from 2008 to 2009, to 418,000, which is more than ...Read More
NEW YORK - She dreamed up the agency; now she'll help build it. Reports say Harvard law professor and consumer defender Elizabeth Warren will be ...Read More
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - New numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau show that California's poverty rate jumped to 15.3 percent in 2009, the highest level in ...Read More
ALBANY, N.Y.- Acting on the belief that a so-called "jobless recovery" is not the answer to the country's ailing economy, demonstrators plan to ...Read More
CHARLESTON, W. Va. - A new study estimates that when health care reform is fully in place in four years, it will mean nearly 5,000 additional jobs ...Read More
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