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PNS Daily News - December 6, 2019 


A Trump impeachment vote in the House could come before Christmas; Students rally for climate action again today; and other-abled workers fuel a vertical farm in Wyoming.

2020Talks - December 5, 2019 


Former VP Joe Biden's on his "No Malarkey" tour across Iowa, while the House Judiciary Committee had its first hearing with constitutional scholars.

Archive: July 10, 2019

Kentucky ranks 41st in the country for participation in federally funded children's summer nutrition programs. (Adobe Stock)<br />

FRANKFORT, Ky. - More children in Kentucky are getting their breakfast and lunch through federally funded summer nutrition programs, according to a report released today by the Food Research and Action Center. The state has expanded the sites where children can get free summer meals beyond schools ...Read More

A U.S. Supreme Court decision could decide the fate of amendments barring public-school funding for religious schools in 37 states. (Daderot/Wikimedia Commons)

HELENA, Mont. - The U.S. Supreme Court next term will hear a case out of Montana about tax credits for private religious schools which could have implications nationwide. Justices will hear Espinoza vs. Montana Department of Revenue, a case that grapples with a $150 tax credit for donating to tuiti ...Read More

Health-care union members picketed at Kaiser Permanente Clackamas medical campus on June 28. (SEIU Local 49)

PORTLAND, Ore. - Workers at Kaiser Permanente are to rally today over concerns about staffing changes some say are leaving hospitals and medical offices shorthanded. Service Employees International Union Local 49 members are to picket beginning at 11 a.m. at Kaiser Permanente's north Portland medic ...Read More

Many Utah families most likely won't be able to buy as many groceries if a proposal to increase the state sales tax on food goes into effect. (Adobe Stock)

SALT LAKE CITY - An advocacy group is opposing a massive increase in the sales tax on food as one of the changes being proposed for Utah state taxes. Utahns Against Hunger has said a proposed 177% increase in state sales taxes on food could harm many low-income people and increase the rate of food ...Read More

A new government report says more than 300 hospice centers in the United States have had at least one substantiated complaint of severe harm. (Matthias Zomer/StockSnap)

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - A new government watchdog report points to serious problems at many of the hospice centers in Missouri. Analysts from the Office of the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services found Missouri has the third-highest number of poorly performing hospic ...Read More

A survey found that knowing a transgender person makes one more likely to be inclusive and respectful of transgender issues. (nito/Adobe Stock)

INDIANAPOLIS - In the ongoing battle for transgender rights in Indiana and across the country, researchers have some new insight into how the public perceives transgender people. In a survey conducted by sociologist Brian Powell of Indiana University, along with researchers from Ohio and Maryland, ...Read More

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