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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.

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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SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington spends more than $800 million a year on corrections, and advocates for children believe there's a way to reduce that number – by funding early learning programs. On Thursday, the Spokane police chief, sheriff and prosecuting attorney agreed. They cite a Michi ...Read More

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Two University of Louisville sociologists say justifications for the death penalty are relying less on traditional arguments of crime deterrence, perceived cost-savings and public safety – and more on the notions of serving justice and offering closure to the victim's s ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. – Virginia could take a real hit from the Medicare and Medicaid changes that are part of the GOP budget plan being considered today in Washington, D.C. That's the opinion of opponents of the plan proposed by Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.). Jill Hanken, staff attorney for the Vir ...Read More

MINNEAPOLIS – This week marks the 35th anniversary of the Magnuson-Stevens Act (MSA), the federal law that is helping to rebuild America's depleted ocean fish populations and ensure their long-term sustainability. While the law has laid the groundwork, Peter Sorensen, professor of fisheries, ...Read More

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida Governor Rick Scott's first 100 days in office are not exactly getting rave reviews from some quarters. The latest poll released by North Carolina-based Public Policy Poll gives Scott just a 32 percent approval rating among likely voters. Gov. Scott was elected over Alex ...Read More

CONCORD, N. H. – A vote on the Republican budget plan could happen as early as today (Friday) in Washington D.C., and opponents of the proposal say the changes it outlines for Medicare and Medicaid could be devastating for New Hampshire seniors and people with disabilities. Paul Van de Water, ...Read More

DENVER – Colorado could soon become the second state in the nation to have an unique forest management plan. On Thursday, the U.S. Forest Service released a proposed Colorado Roadless Rule. The new policy will set management standards for 4.2 million acres of roadless forestland in the state. ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Lake Erie and the other Great Lakes were not forgotten in the budget deal reached on Capitol Hill. The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative is set to receive about $300 million as part of the compromise reached on Thursday between the White House and Congressional leaders. Jeff Skeld ...Read More

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