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PNS Daily Newscast - May 20, 2019 


Deutsche Bank is reported to have flagged transactions by entities controlled by President Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner for potential money laundering. Also on our Monday rundown: Disability-rights advocates sue New York’s transit authority over accessibility. Plus, we'll let you know why the Capitol could go dark for the Boise Pride Festival.

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Archive: May 13, 2008

CA - Californians are being asked to donate to help the survivors of last week's devastating cyclone in Myanmar, who are without shelter or drinking water, and are at risk of disease. As the death toll nears a staggering 100,000, international relief efforts are picking up. Mercy Corps' Caitlin Car ...Read More

Denver, CO - 2008 has been a year of great ideas, but not enough money to pay for them. That's the summary of this year's Colorado legislative session, from groups that look out for the state's working families. Kathy White, project coordinator with the Colorado Fiscal Policy Institute, says some bo ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – Even before the economic stimulus checks arrive in Iowans' mailboxes, much of that bonus cash has already been eaten up by spiraling prices. Sue Dinsdale, of the Iowa Citizen Action Network, says her group is joining other organizations calling on Congress to enact a comprehen ...Read More

Denver, CO - The Colorado General Assembly has finally wound down for the year, but with energy costs up, many are reflecting on what lawmakers did this session to help Coloradans who are struggling to pay their power bills. Skip Arnold, executive director of Energy Outreach Colorado, says legislat ...Read More

Columbus, OH – Congress has reached long-awaited agreement on a new Farm Bill. Joe Logan with the Ohio Farmers Union says the legislation offers lots of good news for Ohio, including a substantial increase for food and nutrition relief and an investment in alternative energy. He says those are ...Read More

Harrisburg, PA - Governor Rendell says he plans to give a little "spark" to energy legislation that is stalled in the General Assembly. One of the bills, HB 2200, has been stuck since passing the House in February. Today, with utility rates heading higher due to restructuring, Jeff Schmidt of the P ...Read More

Lansing, MI – Preventing teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are the dual purposes of "Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month" in Michigan, and state lawmakers are looking at ways to help meet that goal. Margy Long, vice president of public advocacy and communications for Plann ...Read More

Albany, NY — Nearly three million New Yorkers are bracing for another increase in their Medicare premiums. One New Yorker worried about how she will cope is Joan Powell, a widowed retiree. Speaking at the recent American Association of Retired Person (AARP) "Keep Medicaid Fair" forum in Albany ...Read More

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