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PNS Daily Newscast - April 1, 2020 


Nine cruise ships stranded as ports won't take them. Trump warns of tough two-week stretch. And rent is due, even in midst of COVID-19.

2020Talks - April 1, 2020 


Instead of delaying in-person primaries and caucuses, Alaska, Hawai'i and Wyoming have cancelled them and switched to vote-by-mail. It's Trans Day of Visibility, and the two remaining Democrats showed their support on Twitter. And the Trump administration has rolled back protections for the transgender community.

Welfare Reform

RICHMOND, Va. -- Today is the 10th anniversary of the launch of the Affordable Care Act, and health care advocates say the federal health insurance ...Read More
ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- As the coronavirus outbreak worsens, Maryland has reopened its health insurance exchange to boost coverage and expand treatment for ...Read More
AUSTIN, Texas - The Trump administration's proposed 2021 budget takes aim at a number of safety-net programs, including $21 billion in cuts to the ...Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Last week, Kentucky House lawmakers advanced legislation that would reform how the state provides cash and food assistance and ...Read More
BOISE, Idaho -- A change to how public-assistance programs weigh on a person's citizenship application is shaking Idaho's immigrant community ...Read More
HELENA, Mont. -- Rural people living with disabilities could feel the biggest impact from changes to the Social Security disability program. The ...Read More
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Starting tomorrow, all low-income Californians younger than age 26 who meet the income requirements will be able to sign up for ...Read More
INDIANAPOLIS — Hunger-fighting groups say they're disappointed the head of the U.S. Department of Agriculture used an Indiana visit to tout ...Read More
PORTLAND, Ore. – The Trump administration's new rule tightening work restrictions for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is drawing ...Read More
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee has become the first state to submit a Medicaid block grant proposal to federal officials. If approved, the ...Read More
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