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PNS Daily News - December 12, 2019 


A House Committee begins debate on articles of impeachment; Washington state is set to launch a paid family, medical leave program; advocates for refugees say disinformation clouds their case; and a new barrier to abortion in Kentucky.

2020Talks - December 12, 2019 


Today’s the deadline to qualify for this month’s debate, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang made it - the only non-white candidate who’ll be on stage. Plus, former Secretary Julián Castro questions the order of primary contests.

Archive: July 31, 2008

Seattle, WA – The State of Washington is going on the road to make it easier for people to sign their kids up for health insurance. Today, a 15-city bus tour kicks off in Seattle to encourage more participation in "Apple Health for Kids." That's the new name for the state-run health insurance ...Read More

Richmond, VA - Millions of dollars that belong to Virginians are going unclaimed, as almost 125,000 Virginians have yet to file the necessary forms to receive their economic stimulus payments from the federal government. Michael Cassidy of the Commonwealth Institute says that's because many older a ...Read More

Jackson, WY – Politics are in the public eye today in Wyoming. Candidates vying for seats in the state legislature, county commission and town council in Teton County are gathering to shake hands with locals and answer questions. Forrest McCarthy with the Wyoming Conservation Voters Educatio ...Read More

Albany, NY – New York consumer advocates are applauding Congress' action on phthalates, a controversial family of chemicals that studies have linked to cancer and reproductive problems. Of particular concern is that the toxins can be ingested when toddlers put toys with those additives in thei ...Read More

Chicago, IL – Profits shouldn't be "child's play," according to parents and childcare experts who are rallying in Chicago today. They're protesting an investment firm buyout of Bright Horizons, one the country's largest childcare providers. Faith Arnold, a childcare provider in the Chicago ar ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – Conservation groups from Minnesota and the eight other Mississippi River states are officially asking the federal government to limit the pollution that's being allowed to flow downstream into the Gulf of Mexico. They've petitioned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), ...Read More

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