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PNS Daily Newscast - September 25, 2020 


Democrats reported to be preparing a smaller pandemic relief package; vote-by-mail awaits a court decision in Montana.


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Senators respond to President Donald Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power. And, former military and national security officials endorse Joe Biden.

Public News Service - CT: Livable Wages/Working Families

HARTFORD, Conn. - A proposed controversial bill to allow workers in Connecticut to earn up to five paid sick days a year is working its way through the General Assembly, clearing its first committee hurdle Tuesday. Some employers say it would push businesses out of the state, while advocates say it'

HARTFORD, Conn. - It'll be colder than New Orleans, but Connecticut activists are planning a Mardi Gras parade of their own today. Instead of a "Fat Tuesday" parade, however, it is being called a "Fat Cat Tuesday" celebration. Activists from the labor movement, community organizations and faith grou

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Tackling the budget deficit is "Job One" in Hartford. Gov. Jodi Rell has proposed increasing premiums and co-payments for parents whose children are on the state's HUSKY health insurance plan. That would contribute about $2 million toward closing the state's half-billion dollar bu

HARTFORD, Conn. - Tax season is underway, and a new analysis from Connecticut Voices for Children compares "who pays what" according to income. The organization's study found that the richest in Connecticut pay the lowest percentage of their income in state and local taxes, and their tax rate is low

HARTFORD, Conn. - Nutmeggers who called a shelter "home" on Tuesday night were part of the annual "point-in-time" census of homeless people and families in shelters. Similar counts are being conducted nationwide this week. Connecticut's tally will provide the state with a snapshot of the issue, al

HARTFORD, Conn. - Today's first day of winter means tonight is the longest night of the year, and for some it is also a night to remember those who have died while homeless in Connecticut. Homeless Persons' Memorial Day events are scheduled in Middletown and Norwich. Carol Walter, who is executive

HARTFORD, Conn. - The health care reform countdown is on, and leaders of organizations in Connecticut active in the debate are calling for the Senate not to drop the ball. The Senate needs to vote soon on whether to move reform forward, and while not everyone agrees that everything in the bill is id

HARTFORD, Conn. - Budget cutting should not be the only way to dig the state out of its budget hole, according to Connecticut Voices for Children. The research group is calling for a balanced approach, after finding that 36 percent of the governor's budget cuts directly affect children. One cut, f

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