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PNS Daily News - December 12, 2019 


A House Committee begins debate on articles of impeachment; Washington state is set to launch a paid family, medical leave program; advocates for refugees say disinformation clouds their case; and a new barrier to abortion in Kentucky.

2020Talks - December 12, 2019 


Today’s the deadline to qualify for this month’s debate, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang made it - the only non-white candidate who’ll be on stage. Plus, former Secretary Julián Castro questions the order of primary contests.

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PHOTO: Phoenix launches a bikesharing program in December, where bicycles can be accessed by the minute or by subscription. CREDIT: Stacey Champion/Strategies360

PHOENIX - Arizonans are driving fewer miles these days, and technology and ride-sharing programs are making it easier to get around without relying on a car. A report released today by the Arizona PIRG Education Fund examines how these developments are changing travel behavior. According to PIRG's p ...Read More

Community Eligibility schools offer breakfast and lunch to all pupils at no charge and then receive federal reimbursements, based on their numbers of children certified for free meals because they have been identified as eligible for other need-based programs.

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Take away some of the red tape, and you can give more kids in Pennsylvania the school breakfast and lunch programs they need to be healthier and learn better. That's the foundation of a new report titled "Community Eligibility: Making High-Poverty Schools Hunger Free." The report c ...Read More

It's easier for low-income children in high-poverty Boston public schools to get free meals this year. The program hopes to remove the stigma sometimes attached to students who are fed free breakfasts and lunches. Photo courtesy FRAC.

Boston, MA - The term "CEO" has a new meaning in Boston Public Schools. It stands for the community eligibility option that makes it easier for children in high-poverty Boston schools to receive free meals. Just rolled out in the city this fall, CEO allows a school made up mostly of low-income child ...Read More

Another reason that older Granite State women need to be especially sure to plan ahead is because they are living longer than men.

CONCORD, N. H. – Members of Congress joined business leaders at a national forum on Monday to focus on some of the special financial challenges facing "Boomer Women," in New Hampshire and across the nation. AARP New Hampshire State Director Kelly Clark was among those in Washington, D. C., fo ...Read More

PHOTO: Help is available for Utah residents to navigate the online health-care marketplaces that open today as part of the Affordable Care Act. Image courtesy of healthcare.gov

SALT LAKE CITY - Services are available in Utah to help residents navigate the online marketplaces that open today as part of the Affordable Care Act. According to Randal Serr, director of the Utah Health Policy Project, TakeCareUtah.org, which also opens for business today, will lead users to "Navi ...Read More

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