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PNS Daily News - December 13, 2019 


Brexit wins at the polls in the U.K.; major changes come to New England immigration courts today; and more than a million acres in California have been cleared for oil and gas drilling.

2020Talks - December 13, 2013  


The House passes legislation to reign in drug prices, Sen. Bernie Sanders is on the upswing, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang plays Iowa congressional candidate J.D. Scholten - who's running against long-time incumbent Steve King - in a game of basketball.

Public News Service - KY: Livable Wages/Working Families

Frankfort, KY – "The heat is on" -- and that's good news for the 118,000 Kentucky families who have received help from the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) this winter to cover their heating bills. Many have never applied for this aid before. Applications from first-timers are u

Louisville, KY – When unemployment is high and the economy is down, many Kentuckians will think about heading back to school. And, at least 72,000 could soon be eligible for a tax credit to help defray the costs of higher education, according to a study from the Center on Budget and Policy Pri

Louisville, KY – Kentucky's budget scissors have been extra sharp for legal aid groups. One million of the $1.5 million the state usually invests in the programs was cut last year, and the Governor is proposing another cut of $250,000 as part of his plan to make up for the budget shortfall of

Frankfort, KY – January is the beginning of tax season in Kentucky. A new study from the Kentucky Asset Success Initiative (KASI) shows that the free tax preparation service KASI offers generates more than $14 million in economic activity in local communities. KASI calculated the benefit based

Louisville, KY – Churches and religious organizations have a history of providing care, comfort, clothing and food during tough economic times. Several Kentucky churches are going beyond those basics during the current economic downtown. The Rev. David Meredith, a United Methodist Church past

Louisville, KY – Many home buyers and people refinancing home loans will soon have an angel looking over their shoulders. The "Homebuyer Protection Project" is underway in Jefferson County, where attorneys at the Kentucky Legal Aid Society will examine contracts and go with the home buyer to t

Frankfort, KY – An $800 million boost for Kentucky's economy is calculated in a new report, "A Painful Recession: States Cut Health Care Safety Net Programs." It uses U.S. Department of Commerce information to document how a $500 million infusion of federal cash for KCHIP and KyHealth Choices

Frankfort, KY – One of every 10 homeowners in Kentucky is either in foreclosure or behind on mortgage payments, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. But these Kentuckians could get a fresh start in the New Year and erase much of the housing crisis if an economist succeeds in promotin

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