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PNS Daily Newscast - May 12, 2021 


Montanans get to weigh in on firearms on college campuses, and Washington state addresses carbon pollution from the building sector.


2021Talks - May 12, 2021 


Senators Schumer and McConnell duel over voting reforms, the GOP divide over Trump could widen, and a pipeline hack spurs cybersecurity concerns.

Archive: April 7, 2021

Recent federal child abuse and neglect data show an increase in the number of children who suffered maltreatment for the first time since 2015. (Adobe Stock)

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FRANKFORT, Ky. - April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and dentists can play a key role in spotting signs that something may be wrong in a child's life. Dental hygienist Jennifer Hasch, dental director at Shawnee Christian Healthcare Center in Louisville, said that when poor oral health - infectio ...Read More

As states begin to release data related to COVID vaccinations, more reports indicate access issues, as some racial groups are receiving the shots at much lower rates than white residents. (Adobe Stock)

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DES MOINES, Iowa - Coronavirus vaccinations now are open to all Iowa adults age 16 and older, but there's amplified concern from Latinos about overcoming barriers to access, and they're asking state and federal leaders to improve outreach. Accordng to the Iowa Department of Public Health, fewer tha ...Read More

A national group tracking anti-transgender legislation in the United States says at least 80 bills have been introduced this year, an all-time record. (Adobe Stock)

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PIERRE, S.D. - The dust is still settling from recent debate in the South Dakota Legislature over the so-called "transgender sports" bill. Advocates in the LGBTQ community say they're tired of addressing bills that target transgender people, but are fully prepared to challenge them. The sports bill ...Read More

The Oregon Nurses Association and SEIU Local 49 are holding a joint vigil and calling on Legacy Health to finish contract negotiations with them. (ONA, SEIU Local 49)

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PORTLAND, Ore. - Hospital workers in Portland are calling for action and holding vigils today to mark more than a year of struggle against COVID-19. Members of the Oregon Nurses Association and SEIU Local 49 also want Legacy Health to finish negotiating contracts with their members. ONA and Local 4 ...Read More

Pennsylvania ranks 44th in the nation for the amount of school funding that comes from the state, at only 38%. (Drazen/Adobe Stock)

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HARRISBURG, Pa. - A judge has set Sept. 9 as the tentative trial date for a lawsuit that claims the General Assembly has violated Pennsylvania's state constitution by failing to provide adequate and equitable funding for public education. The lawsuit was filed in 2014 by the Education Law Center an ...Read More

Groups are calling for an Ohio budget that addresses both the past and enduring harms caused by racist policies. (Adobe Stock)<br />

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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- As state lawmakers work on Ohio's budget for fiscal years 2022 and 2023, there's a grassroots call for the budget to reflect policies that protect and care for all Ohioans and communities. The Ohio Organizing Collaborative and Policy Matters Ohio unveiled their "People's Budget" o ...Read More

Enrollment in Virginia's child-care assistance program declined 27% during the pandemic. (Adobe stock)

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RICHMOND, Va. - To assist more parents looking for or returning to jobs as the pandemic begins to ease, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has signed legislation expanding eligibility for the state Child Care Subsidy program. Now, said Emily Griffey, chief policy officer for Voices for Virginia's Chil ...Read More

Connecticut will save about $12.6 million a year after closing Northern Correctional Institution in Somers this summer. (Adobe Stock)

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HARTFORD, Conn. - Connecticut health workers and their allies are pushing for greater equity and investment in health services. They're backing legislation in the General Assembly that would, in part, fund reentry programs for people getting out of prison. Senate Bill 287 would reinvest money from ...Read More

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