PNS Daily Newscast - April 7, 2020 

Wisconsin holds its presidential primary today, despite late action by the governor to try to postpone it. And public assistance programs are overhauled in response to COVID-19.

2020Talks - April 7, 2020 

Today's the Wisconsin primary, although Democratic Gov. Tony Evers tried to delay by executive order. A conservative majority on the state Supreme Court blocked the delay, after the Republican Legislature previously stymied similar efforts.

Archive: August 3, 2012

Joy Pizzuto (R) and her daughter Annabella agreed to be part of the story collection. They are seen  here with Karen Crompton (L), president and CEO, Voices for Utah Children.<br />

MURRAY, Utah – This weekend is the 15th anniversary of CHIP, the Children's Health Insurance Program that offers medical coverage to kids in low-income families. But in Utah, as many as 70,000 children who are eligible are not signed up. Barbara Munoz, health policy associate with Voices for ...Read More

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DES MOINES, Iowa – For women, the Affordable Care Act may be the greatest advance in women's health in a generation. Tracy Durbin with Planned Parenthood of the Heartland offers that view, because beginning this month, women with new private insurance policies can receive "Well Woman" preventi ...Read More

PHOTO: In a push to improve preventive medical care, the Affordable Care Act says insurance companies can no longer charge for many basic screenings, including the domestic violence screening.

NAPLES, Fla. – Florida doctors can now screen patients for indications of domestic violence, as one of the eight preventive care tests available at no additional cost under a section of health care reform that just became effective this week. It is being billed by some as a step toward improv ...Read More

PHOTO: The so-called DREAM Act will give young, undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children the chance to get a temporary work permit. Image by  Royalty-Free/Corbis<br />

SEATTLE – The first in a series of public meetings around the state was held Thursday in Redmond, to inform young, undocumented immigrants about their rights and responsibilities if they choose to use the new deferred action process outlined by the Obama administration. It allows young people ...Read More

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SIOUX FALLS, S. D. – Community Health Centers across South Dakota are celebrating National Health Center Week August 5-11. In South Dakota, just over 58,000 patients were served at 44 clinics in the last year. The theme of Health Center Week is "Powering Healthier Communities." Stacie Fredenbu ...Read More

LAS VEGAS – The Silver State is stop number one today on the Western leg of the "You've Earned a Say" roadshow - as AARP reaches out to get voters' views on such key issues as Medicare and Social Security. Carla Sloan, state director for AARP Nevada, says the goal of the campaign is to provide ...Read More

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