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PNS Daily Newscast - June 11, 2021 


We reflect and update as HIV/AIDS first came to national attention 40 years ago this month; and when it comes to infrastructure spending, bipartisanship isn't dead yet.


2021Talks - June 11, 2021 


President Biden offers up more COVID-19 vaccines to the world; Dems and GOP close in on an infrastructure deal; and Speaker Pelosi tries to quell a spat over the Middle East among Democrats.

Archive: January 14, 2021

The smoking rate for individuals with a behavioral health disorder is nearly twice that of the general population, according to the American Lung Association. (Adobe Stock)<br />

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Smoking is prevalent among people with substance-use disorders, but tobacco-prevention efforts often overlook this population. The McLeod Addictive Disease Center in Charlotte is trying to change that. Mary Ward, president of the center, said a recent community mini-grant from t ...Read More

If Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs the criminal-justice package passed by the Illinois General Assembly, Illinois will be the first state to end cash bail. (RomanR/Adobe Stock)

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois is set to become the first state to eliminate money bond, after the General Assembly passed a criminal-justice reform package this week and sent it to the governor's desk. One part is the Pretrial Fairness Act. It would set up a new system for the courts to decide when ...Read More

Wisconsin's three Democratic members of the U.S. House voted

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MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- A handful of Republicans in the U.S. House broke ranks in Wednesday's vote to impeach President Donald Trump over last week's riots at the Capitol. However, Wisconsin's delegation saw no movement beyond party lines. Trump became the first U.S. president to be impeached twice. Th ...Read More

New research estimates by 2030, the economic costs of health disparities in Texas could increase to $3.4 billion in excess medical spending, $6.1 billion in lost productivity and 551,000 lost life years valued at $28 billion. (commonealthfund.org)

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AUSTIN, Texas -- By now, health disparities between white Americans and minorities who contract COVID-19 are well documented, but the economic toll to a state such as Texas is just being realized. A new report from the Episcopal Health Foundation shows without Medicaid expansion, those costs could ...Read More

HB 113 would fine Montana doctors up to $50,000 for offering gender-affirming health care to minors. (nito/Adobe Stock)

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HELENA, Mont. -- Two bills restricting transgender youths are on the docket for Montana lawmakers this year. House Bill 112 would ban transgender athletes in public schools from participating in sports consistent with their gender. House Bill 113 would prohibit gender-affirming health care for min ...Read More

A new CBO analysis shows it's possible to provide high-quality public health insurance to every person in the country while also saving money overall on health spending. (Pixabay)

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DENVER -- All Americans could have health coverage, and costs would drop by as much as $743 billion per year, if the U.S. switched to a single-payer health insurance system, according to a new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report. Matt Bruenig, president of the People's Policy Project, said the ...Read More

By providing additional funding for clean-energy projects, advocates say, state-level green banks could create thousands of jobs in communities across Maine. (Tomasz Zajda/Adobe Stock)

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AUGUSTA, Maine -- As Maine considers how to fund its statewide Climate Action Plan, advocates are proffering so-called "green banks" as a possible solution. A green bank is a public or nonprofit entity that uses public funding to leverage private investments into clean energy and other climate solu ...Read More

Californians over age 65 are in the next tier of people to be eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations. (nomevisualizzoto/Morguefile)
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California has just changed its tier system to speed COVID-19 vaccinations for older people. The first tier of Phase One included people in nursing homes and front-line workers. Tier 1B has been expanded to include people age 65 and older, plus those who work in education, ch ...Read More

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