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PNS Daily News - December 16, 2019 


Sen. Chuck Schumer calls for four specific witnesses in Senate impeachment trial; giving Iowans with disabilities a voice in caucuses; and an expert says Seasonal Affective Disorder is a lot more than just the holiday blues.

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 - MI: Livable Wages/Working Families

Lansing, MI - With more and more people losing their jobs in Michigan, the number of people there without health care is becoming an epidemic, according to a new report from em>Families USA. Approximately 2.5 million state residents were uninsured at some point during 2007 and 2008, with two-thirds

Lansing, MI - Half of Michigan's college graduates are leaving the state within a year of finishing school, taking with them their diplomas and talent to other states for jobs. Nearly 53 percent of Michigan-native grads of the University of Michigan left the state in 2008, while at Michigan State U

Lansing, MI - As Michigan prepares to receive at least $15 billion in federal stimulus money, there are calls to use the funds to help unemployed workers and low-income families. The president and CEO of the Michigan League for Human Services, Sharon Parks, says the stimulus money could be used to p

West Bloomfield, MI - Women around the globe will celebrate International Women's Day on Sunday, March 8. In the United States, they'll be remembering milestones such as the 19th Amendment, which gave the nation's women the right to vote. Renee Beeker, Michigan chapter president for the National

Lansing, MI - Michigan will receive more than $52 million from President Obama's stimulus package to prevent an increase in homelessness during the recession. It's part of the nearly $1.5 billion being allocated by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), to help renters as well a

Lansing, MI - National health care reform might be the catalyst needed to boost Michigan's - and the nation's - economy. That's according to a new report by the organization Health Care for America Now, which indicates that skyrocketing health care costs are depleting Michigan's state and local gove

Lansing, MI - Many women 40 years old and older are finding it difficult to overcome financial and employment barriers. But, when President Obama signed his first bill, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, it was another step in helping these women attain equal pay for equal work, according to AARP.

Many Michigan workers haven't gotten pay raises, or have seen their hours cut back; perhaps they've even been laid off, all of which make it difficult to meet household budgets. However, lower-income families can put hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars into their piggy banks by making sure they

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