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PNS Daily News - November 21, 2019 


Sondland confirms a Ukraine quid pro quo; $1.5 trillion on the line for states in the 2020 Census Count; and time's almost up to weigh-in on proposed SNAP cuts.

2020Talks - November 21, 2019 


Last night, ten candidates took the stage for a more civil debate than we've seen so far this cycle to talk about issues from climate change to corruption in politics - but there were some tense moments.

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Arizona officials are looking for volunteers to help count the number of people who are homeless in a one-night effort coming up Jan. 25. (ArielleJay/morguefile)

PHOENIX - Arizona officials are looking for volunteers to help count the number of people who are homeless in all of the state's towns and cities. This year's annual Point-in-Time Homeless Count takes place on Monday night, Jan. 25, and into the following morning. Anne Scott, human services plann

Family members enjoy a visit to Scottsdale's McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park. (City of Scottsdale)

PHOENIX - Do you live in a caring city? A new report says if you live in Scottsdale, Chandler or Gilbert, you do. The three Arizona cities are ranked near the top of a list of the most caring cities in the nation, according to a new survey. The group WalletHub has rated the country's 100 largest

Housekeepers are protesting for the third time this year what they say are hazardous conditions at a Tempe resort hotel. Credit: KConnors/morguefile.com

TEMPE, Ariz. – Housekeeping workers at a resort hotel in Tempe are holding a vigil in front of their employer's property to protest what they say are hazardous working conditions. Members of the Unite Here hospitality workers' union began a 10-day protest this weekend over reports of numerou

This portrait of caregiver Frank Ballasteros of Tucson and his Aunt Lupe was given to them as part of National Family Caregivers Month. Credit: AARP Arizona

PEORIA, Ariz. - More than half of Arizonans over age 45 are either caring for a family member or have done so in the past. That's one of the findings of a new telephone survey by AARP Arizona in honor of National Family Caregivers Month. AARP Arizona State Director Dana Marie Kennedy says of the 1

Gov. Ducey to refugees: Not welcome in Arizona. Credit: AimeeLow/morguefile.com

PHOENIX - Gov. Doug Ducey's call for a moratorium on refugees entering Arizona in light of the recent terrorist attacks in France is drawing criticism from groups that assist in settling refugees. The immigrants rights group Puente and Catholic Charities of Arizona are among those protesting the g

Rebekah Friend, Arizona AFL-CIO executive director, thinks Arizonans comment on the U.S. Labor Department's proposal to extend overtime benefits to more workers. Credit: Arizona AFL-CIO

PHOENIX - The state's top union official thinks Arizonans should offer their input on the U.S. Labor Department's proposed update to the "overtime rule" before the comment period ends in early September. The overtime rule, which raises the overtime pay threshold to people making slightly more than

Recognizing Arizona's success in conserving and preserving water from the Colorado River is part of the message attached to Colorado River Day on Saturday. Credit: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.

PHOENIX - Recognizing Arizona's success in conserving and preserving water from the Colorado River is part of the message attached to Colorado River Day on Saturday. Arizona lawmakers have a long history of making good water planning decisions, said Nicole Gonzalez Patterson, state director of Prot

Bank of America is number one in Arizona and many other states for mortgage-related complaints, a new report finds. Credit: Arizona PIRG.

PHOENIX – Bank of America ranks number one for mortgage-related complaints in Arizona and 44 other states, according to a new report from the Arizona Public Interest Research Group, also known as Arizona PIRG. Diane Brown, executive director of Arizona PIRG, says the report is based on sever

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