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PNS Daily Newscast - June 5, 2020 


It will likely take donations to help the Twin Cities recover from damage by looters; and state and local governments look for relief in next stimulus bill.

2020Talks - June 5, 2020 


Democrats and Republicans have had drastically different responses to President Trump's militarized response to protests in the nation's capital. And, new electoral maps will be drawn next year, some by legislatures and others by outside entities.

Public News Service - FL: Women's

Tallahassee, FL - As Florida legislators deliberate what to cut from the state budget, community action workers are travelling to Tallahassee to tell them about a new campaign they say is rooting out poverty with federal stimulus dollars. John Edwards, board chairman of Community Action Partnershi

Immigrants are, literally, dying for decent care, according to two new reports that portray the medical care system for U.S. immigration detainees as dangerously inadequate. The reports, from the Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center and Human Rights Watch, call on the federal government to stop lockin

Fixing Florida's economy should require fixing health care, according to a report just released by the nonprofit organization Health Care for America Now. The report calls for national health care reform, to stop the spiraling costs it says are bankrupting businesses, busting state budgets and blowi

While Florida's special legislative session is about to vote on cuts to remedy the 2.3 billion dollar shortfall in the state's budget, the Coalition for Fair and Comprehensive Tax Reform is urging legislators to wait and to take a more balanced approach. The coalition includes Florida's PTA, AFL-C

It's called the "holiday blues"--a letdown feeling that can set in when the presents are all opened and the festivities have quieted down. For some people, these blues can lead to serious depression, even suicide, according to mental health experts who are trying to explain why three people jumped t

Many of Florida's 3.8 million uninsured residents may be able to afford health insurance next month, thanks to a new program called "Cover Florida." Supporters say it will cut monthly premiums from about $700 to about $150, but critics are concerned that the program may not cover enough. The "Cove

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