PNS Daily Newscast - February 20, 2019 

Sen. Bernie Sanders enters the 2020 race for president. Also, on the Wednesday rundown: Tuition or meals? We take you to a state where college students fight food insecurity. Plus, another state's attempt to legalize hemp.

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Archive: March 18, 2009

Jefferson City, MO – Thousands of Missourians with developmental disabilities would lose essential services under a new proposal in the State Legislature - and they and their families are speaking out about it. The Missouri House Budget Committee suggests cutting more than $58 million in stat ...Read More

Columbus, OH – It's National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and more than 130 volunteers are gathered in Columbus today to spread an important message - that more Ohioans should have life-saving colorectal cancer screenings, and they would if their health insurance policies covered the pro ...Read More

Harlan, KY - The fight against mountaintop removal coal mining goes to Capitol Hill this week, as dozens of citizens from Appalachia voice their support of the Clean Water Protection Act by traveling to Washington, D.C. Among them is Carl Shoupe, a former coal miner, and now the Harlan County repre ...Read More

Charleston, WV - A billion-dollar power line proposal has jumped another hurdle - at least for now. The West Virginia Public Service Commission will allow a subsidiary of Allegheny Power to proceed with an electric transmission line across parts of Pennsylvania, Virginia and northern West Virginia. ...Read More

Salem, OR - If you have questions about long-term care costs and options in your area, now is the time to ask them. This month and next, AARP Oregon and a variety of community groups will hold a free series of public forums around the state. Panels of experts will be available to discuss long-term c ...Read More

Helena, MT – Backers of an energy efficiency bill see a new pot of money waiting for Montana public schools if they are successful in getting it passed. On Wednesday, state lawmakers hold a hearing on the proposal. It would upgrade windows and insulation, install automatic thermostat systems, ...Read More

Nashville, TN – Improving Tennessee's dismal track record for nursing home care should be a top priority for state lawmakers - and now, there are two national studies to confirm it. The latest was done by the Lewin Group, a Virginia-based health care policy and consulting firm commissioned by ...Read More

A penny will mean more today than usual in Tallahassee, as the Florida Education Association (FEA) uses a novel idea to make its case for the one-cent sales tax it is proposing to shore up ailing school budgets. One penny for each public school student in Florida - that's 2.6 million pennies, in al ...Read More

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