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PNS Daily Newscast - July 13, 2020 


Florida breaks the record for largest single-day increase in COVID-19 cases; the Moving Forward Act could help with coastal restoration.

2020Talks - July 13, 2020  


GOP anti-Trump groups multiply, like Super PAC 43 Alumni for Biden. And lawmakers and career prosecutors criticize Trump for commuting the already shortened sentence of Roger Stone.

Public News Service - KY: Livable Wages/Working Families

FRANKFORT, Ky. - A bill aimed at capping interest rates and fees on short-term loans has been filed for action in this year's session of the Kentucky General Assembly. Even in good economic times, many Kentuckians turn to payday lenders for short-term loans. Today, thousands are losing jobs, filing

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Gov. Beshear's new two-year spending proposal relies heavily on money from expanded gambling at racetracks. That's drawing criticism from the group Kentuckians for the Commonwealth (KFTC), which took to the halls of the Capitol annex to sell baked goods to help lighten the deficit,

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Super-sizing your next fast food meal in Kentucky may soon include more than just fries and a 20-ounce drink. Legislation has been filed that would require restaurants in the state to post calorie information on their menus. Anita Courtney, chair of the TWEENS Nutrition and Fitnes

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Frigid temperatures have many Kentuckians concerned they may not be able to pay their home heating bills this winter. However, a program announced last week in Louisville is coming to the aid of families facing home-heating emergencies. The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Federal stimulus money flowing from Washington to Frankfort is helping hundreds of Kentuckians either to stay in their homes or avoid becoming homeless altogether, to the relief of housing officials in the state. Carrie Stith-Webster, AmeriCorps program director for the Homeless a

LEXINGTON, Ky. - As millions of people of all faiths prepare for the holidays, volunteers for many faith-based groups in central and eastern Kentucky are preparing to distribute meals for families in need. Hunger is a reality for many Kentuckians, according to Mandy Brajuha, external relations coord

FRANKFORT, Ken. - As Americans hear more about "green collar" jobs, and Pres. Obama holds his much-publicized jobs summit Thursday, one organization is working to show job seekers where those jobs are and how to land them. AARP Kentucky is taking reservations for an upcoming webinar to teach people

WHITESBORO, Ky. - Millions of people whose incomes were above the poverty line in the United States less than ten years ago are now living below the poverty line, and a new report from Kentucky's Center for Rural Strategies says a disproportionate number of them live in rural areas. Center Director

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