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PNS Daily Newscast - October 20, 2020 


GOP Sen. Lamar Alexander comes to the defense of Dr. Anthony Fauci; the NAACP goes to bat over student debt and Election 2020.


2020Talks - October 20, 2020 


Early voting starts in Florida, and North Carolina allows election officials to start the ballot curing process. Plus, Trump's attacks on Dr. Fauci.

Archive: July 25, 2008

Des Moines, IA – A one-of-a-kind bus delivering a one-of-a-kind message will arrive in Des Moines Monday. Dubbed the "Fight Back Express," it is traveling the country before the November election to spread the word that government has a critical role to play in the fight against cancer--a dise ...Read More

Des Moines - The flood waters washed away a lot of valuables. Among them were things that some Iowans--people with disabilities--must have in order to live their daily lives. The Governor’s Developmental Disabilities Council is joining the Iowa Program for Assistive Technology and the Iowa Abl ...Read More

Portland, OR – Testimony at last week’s Oregon Public Utilities Commission Natural Gas Outlook meeting gave cold chills to people already reeling from the economic downturn. The state's three major natural gas companies fortold big rate hikes beginning November 1. Groups that help people ...Read More

Memphis, TN - The Americans With Disabilities Act turns 18 this week and Congress is again considering changes to who is protected by the law. In Tennessee, the new Community Choices Act represents a step away from what advocates call a "bias toward institutional care." However, they say it is only ...Read More

Richmond, VA - "Our Health Over Your Wealth" reads a sign protesting the rising premiums some insurance companies are charging for health care policies. It will wave today as Virginians from across the Commonwealth demonstrate in front of Anthem Insurance corporate headquarters in Richmond. They and ...Read More

Bismarck, ND – The United States is a different country today as a result of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which was signed into law 18 years ago Saturday. Jim Moench, with the North Dakota Disabilities Advocacy Consortium, says, prior to 1992, doors to most businesses weren't wide e ...Read More

Chicago, IL – The Illinois minimum wage bumped up to $7.75 an hour on July 1, but not all minimum-wage workers have seen a pay raise. Employees of a home care agency, Help at Home, Inc., say they have yet to see their wages match the state law, and they've filed a class-action lawsuit. "They ...Read More

Miami, FL – A consumer health-care advocacy group is questioning whether the State of Florida really will reap 20-percent savings from a pilot Medicaid insurance program that moves patients into private health maintenance organizations (HMOs). Florida CHAIN (Community Health Action Information ...Read More

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