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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 - MI: Livable Wages/Working Families

Lansing, MI - In Michigan, having a full-time job is no guarantee you'll make enough to cover the basics, according to a report from the "Working Poor Families Project." In fact, the number of working families with low incomes is on the rise, and one out of four such families is at the bottom of the

Lansing, MI – Legislation aimed at broadening Michigan's civil rights laws to prohibit discrimination against pregnant workers is headed for debate in the state House of Representatives. Supporters say it's designed to prohibit the practice of putting pregnant women on leave without pay even w

Lansing, MI – Michigan swing voters are no longer "soccer moms" and "NASCAR dads." A new survey from AARP shows that those in the 50-plus set are those least likely to have made up their minds in the presidential race, with nearly 70 percent saying they haven't decided yet. According to AARP

Lansing, MI – Older Michigan workers who want to better themselves have a big hurdle, according to a new report from the Michigan League for Human Services. The League's Judy Putnam says those who want additional schooling to improve their skills or land a better job won't find much help. "W

Lansing, MI – A financial "leg up" is being offered for Michigan women in the 40-plus set, in the form of a unique scholarship of up to $5,000, just for that age group. The program is meant to make it possible for them to go back to school or get additional training, to boost income as they he

Lansing, MI – Equal experience and education should mean the same pay for men and women. That's the goal of "Equal Pay Day" today, but it's something Michigan women can't bank on. They earn about 70 cents for every dollar a man earns, according to Michigan NOW. State Representative Joan Bauer

East Lansing, MI – A new privacy alert: Medical records for some Michigan public employees could be available for anyone to see. The Michigan Education Association has verified a case where employees in the Lawton School District were ordered to turn over their health histories, and that of th

Lansing, MI – If retirement is approaching, it may be time to switch careers. The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) has noticed that, as more people enter their 50s and 60s, they're branching out to make new career decisions. More than 7,000 people reexamining their working lives

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