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PNS Daily News - November 22, 2019 


President Trump signs a spending bill to avert a government shutdown; it's deadline day for cities to opt out of a federal opioid settlement; and a new report says unsafe toys still are in stores.

2020Talks - November 22, 2019 


Affordable housing legislation was introduced in Congress yesterday, following the first debate questions about housing. Plus, Israeli PM Bibi Netanyahu was indicted for fraud, bribery, and breach of trust, just days after the Trump administration’s policy greenlighting Israeli settlement of the West Bank. And finally, former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg continues his slow and steady potential entry into the race.

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Archive: October 18, 2011

GREELEY, Colo. - Big oil is a big fan of Colorado freshman Republican Congressman Cory Gardner. A new investigation by the Colorado Independent finds that in the last quarter, the oil and gas industry contributed more than one of every ten dollars raised by Gardner's re-election campaign. Senior R ...Read More

SEATTLE - Foster children fall behind their peers in school in many cases, and it can be difficult for them to catch up academically. A U.S. Senate committee considers that topic today. On Wednesday, advocates for foster children are having a national online discussion of ideas, and they're looking ...Read More

SAN ANTONIO, Texas - There's a growing labor crisis in Texas schools, as districts respond to sweeping reductions in state education aid. From Corpus to Dallas, many districts have chosen to lay off some of their lowest wage earners, such as custodians and cafeteria workers. In Dripping Springs, t ...Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. - The New York Board of Regents is expected to vote in favor of pushing Congress to pass the DREAM Act, making it possible for young, undocumented immigrants to get college tuition assistance or to join the military and earn themselves a path to citizenship. The President of United Un ...Read More

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - School report cards for children in foster care usually show they are behind their peers in almost every academic measure. A U.S. Senate committee takes a closer look at the problem today, and a national town hall is set for Wednesday, featuring George Sheldon, who used to head t ...Read More

FRANKFORT, Ky. - For a decade, Kentucky has slid backward in assisting lower-income families with child care, according to a new report by the National Women's Law Center (NWLC). The head of Kentucky's leading child-advocacy group says it's a signal that state policymakers should rethink their inves ...Read More

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