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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 - IL: Children's

Springfield, IL – Illinois health care and child care workers are marching to the General Assembly today to try to keep the budget doors open for state systems that help working families, such as child care co-payments and quality home health care. Martina Casey is a home child-care provider

Springfield, IL – Illinois is at least five months and $2 billion dollars behind on its bills. The payments are due to organizations that provide state-mandated social services, including family counseling, foster care and assistance for people with disabilities. Today, Lutheran church and age

Chicago, IL – Seventy percent more Illinois children are covered by public health insurance, preschool enrollment is up more than 1,000 percent, and there are fewer kids in foster care. Those are the successes of the past 20 years being touted with the release of the new Illinois 'Kids Count'

Chicago, IL – For kids, being poor in Illinois is about more than just the money, according to a new report from the Harvard School of Public Health. The research shows that of all children in poverty, kids who are Black or Latino are the most likely to also live in low-quality neighborhoods.

Chicago, IL – Illinois needs to join the "kid nation," according to a report released today by the Children’s Defense Fund Action Council. It tracks how the state's Congressional delegation voted on children's topics over the past year, and Illinois ranks 21st among the 50 states. CDFAC

Chicago, IL – Health care is a human right, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day gives human rights activists another chance to bring the issue to the forefront. The state has unfinished business on this subject, including some failed proposals and the governor's controversial decision to expand so

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