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PNS Daily News - December 11, 2019 


U.S. House to vote on two articles of impeachment; $1.4 trillion in planned oil & gas development said to put the world in "bright red level" of climate crisis; anti-protest legislation moves forward in Ohio; "forest farming" moves forward in Appalachia; and someone's putting cowboy hats on pigeons in Nevada.

2020Talks - December 11, 2019 


18 years ago today, China joined the WTO. Now, China's in a trade war with the U.S. Also, House Democrats and the Trump administration made a deal to move forward with the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement.

Public News Service - FL: Livable Wages/Working Families

In what’s being called the largest expansion of children’s health care coverage in a dozen years, the U.S. House voted to extend the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), providing insurance to 11 million children, including more than 4 million currently uninsured. With

The number of unemployed Americans rose to 7.2 percent on Jan. 9, while in Florida, the number is even higher, at 7.3 percent. But losing a job can mean more than losing a paycheck. Most unemployed Floridians also are becoming uninsured, because they can't afford to maintain their health insurance t

President-elect Barack Obama is going to be taking over a nation in economic crisis, just as did Franklin D. Roosevelt 76 years ago. Now, officials at the National Park Service are hoping that, as did FDR in his day, Obama will help the economy by investing money in the parks. They're proposing a p

While Senators McCain and Obama debate health policy across the nation, more than 5,000 physicians say neither candidate's prescriptions for healthcare reform would work. The group, Physicians for a National Health Program, says the only hope for a cure is to create a nonprofit, single-payer nationa

Washington, D.C. - While the debate continues on the floor of Congress over a $700-billion corporate bailout, members of the joint economic committee are hearing testimony today about the welfare of Americans living in poverty. John Edwards Jr., chair of the Florida-based Community Action Partners

West Palm Beach, FL - Delaying treatment of a medical issue only makes it worse. That's why a new coalition says it's time to stop procrastinating when it comes to fixing the health care system. Rallies are being held across Florida today to kick off the new effort. Laura Goodhue with Florida Comm

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