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PNS Daily News - September 22, 2020 

The Supreme Court vacancy raises stakes for a reproductive-rights campaign; voter-registration deadlines are just around the corner; and the pandemic compounds child-care woes.

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It's National Voter Registration Day. Plus, the Supreme Court and abortion are back, center stage, in the election spotlight.

Archive: February 24, 2009

Las Vegas, NV – Congress will vote soon on public lands legislation affecting a wide range of projects and sites in Nevada, from flood control in Las Vegas to tribal water rights in Duck Valley. When the Omnibus Public Lands Act comes up for a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives, the m ...Read More

Philadelphia, PA - Health care insurance costs in Pennsylvania are breaking the backs of businesses and families, according to a new report by Health Care For America Now. The organization's state director, Mark Stier, says the Pennsylvania economy cannot recover until the cost of health care is add ...Read More

Ann Arbor, MI - Michigan legislators begin talking today about cutting millions of dollars from the Corrections Department budget to help balance the state budget. The proposed cuts could result in 1,000 fewer corrections officers and nearly 4,000 prisoners paroled. Natalie Holbrook, co-director of ...Read More

Albany, NY — The courtroom soon could become a more lonely place for many New Yorkers, if budget cutbacks leave hundreds of thousands of people without the lawyers once provided by the state for civil cases. These low-income New Yorkers face complex legal issues in cases ranging from fighting ...Read More

Nashville, TN – Don't punish the babies. The California octuplets shouldn't suffer for their mother's poor judgment, says a Nashville-based group, Attachment Parenting International. It agrees with the woman's father, Ed Droud, who will be a guest on today's "Oprah" show. Barbara Nicholson, ...Read More

Pierre, SD – South Dakota labor leaders say just minor changes in state law would ensure that the state's unemployment insurance trust fund doesn't run dry at a time when more workers are losing their jobs. Mark Anderson, president of the South Dakota State Federation of Labor, says the state ...Read More

Fixing Florida's economy should require fixing health care, according to a report just released by the nonprofit organization Health Care for America Now. The report calls for national health care reform, to stop the spiraling costs it says are bankrupting businesses, busting state budgets and blowi ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – The economic squeeze is putting a financial pinch on many Minnesota families trying to find quality affordable child care. Karen Fogolin, associate director of the Child Care Resource and Referral Network, says a lot of parents are trying to balance those costs along with other ...Read More

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