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PBS Daily Newscast - July 8, 2020 


Mary Trump's book labels our president a reckless leader who paid a pal to take his SAT test; Nevada lawmakers meet to address pandemic shortfall.

2020Talks - July 8, 2020 


The Movement for Black Lives announces a new proposal to overhaul policing and invest in Black communities; NJ and DE have primary elections today; and some political candidates join in a Facebook advertising boycott.

Welfare Reform

INDIANAPOLIS – Despite a strong economy, the number of seniors at risk of going hungry remains stubbornly high. According to a new report from ...Read More
LINCOLN, Neb. – New legislation making its way through Congress aims to keep food on the tables of people struggling to find steady employment ...Read More
AUGUSTA, Maine – According to a new report, Maine ranked among the five worst states in decreasing the uninsured rate for women of childbearing ...Read More
BOISE, Idaho – Attempts to curtail voter initiatives in the Idaho Legislature this year are invigorating the group behind Medicaid expansion ...Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Researchers say national talk of turning Medicaid into a block grant program could threaten health-care coverage for ...Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky HEALTH program, which would have required Medicaid recipients to work or volunteer in order to get health ...Read More
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A change to eligibility for federal food assistance could affect hundreds of thousands of Illinoisans. Able bodied people ...Read More
PORTLAND, Ore. – The federal government's proposed changes to food assistance eligibility has hunger fighting groups across the nation ...Read More
BOISE, Idaho - With the legislative session drawing to an end, Idaho lawmakers still are working out how to implement voter-backed Medicaid expansion ...Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Two new bills introduced in the Kentucky Senate would require Medicaid to cover dental and eye doctor visits, and would ...Read More
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