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PNS Daily News - December 12, 2019 


A House Committee begins debate on articles of impeachment; Washington state is set to launch a paid family, medical leave program; advocates for refugees say disinformation clouds their case; and a new barrier to abortion in Kentucky.

2020Talks - December 12, 2019 


Today’s the deadline to qualify for this month’s debate, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang made it - the only non-white candidate who’ll be on stage. Plus, former Secretary Julián Castro questions the order of primary contests.

Public News Service - CA: Youth

Nine million children who live without health insurance have become the focus of church groups throughout California, as more than 200 religious organizations and congregations across the country rally to call attention to the health insurance crisis. A plan that would make healthcare coverage avail

A health care "dare" begins today, as the U.S. Senate is expected to join the House in approving an extension of the State Children's Health Insurance Program (S-CHIP). President Bush says he will veto what Congress approved, because he believes families that can afford health care will take advanta

Children's advocates are meeting this week in Washington, D.C. to find ways to divert Black and Latino children from what's been dubbed the "cradle to prison pipeline." Angela Glover Blackwell, spokesperson for the Children's Defense Fund, says the "pipeline" is more than a catchphrase for a problem

Sacramento, CA - The debate about healthcare reform lasted into the night as the California legislature tried one last time to pass a health package. The final proposal includes ways to control costs while expanding coverage to millions of Californians through their workplaces, public insurance prog

Health care reform has been a top goal for California this year. Plans in both the State Legislature and Congress to expand the State Children's Health Insurance Program (S-CHIP) have seen bipartisan support. But a new directive from the White House seems to say, 'Expand this coverage –- and y

Too many schools in California have the same school "colors," according to racial justice watchdogs dismayed by the new Supreme Court ruling on school segregation. Tammy Johnson, of the Applied Research Center in Oakland says the ruling has caused confusion. She says while it struck down specific de

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