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PNS Daily Newscast - June 25, 2019 


Conditions reported to be so bad, 300 migrant children are moved from a Texas detention center. Also on our Tuesday rundown: Sen. Susan Collins gets a challenge from Maine's House Speaker. Plus, a bill in Congress points to the need for summer meals.

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Public News Service - MI: Civic Engagement

St. Paul, MN - Freedom of the press means never having to ask the authorities to "free the press." That's what National Lawyers Guild members say about the treatment of journalists and others by police as protests and arrests continue outside the Republican National Convention in St. Paul. An Assoc

Lansing, MI – "A woman't place is in the House...and in the Senate!" This 1970s rallying cry is making a comeback, because women could be big winners in the Michigan House this fall, if the numbers of females running is any indication. About 100 women, a record number, filed for House seats;

Jackson, MI – For some Michigan residents, it's time to move from being a wallflower to taking center stage. They are getting a crash course this week at "Camp Millie," learning how to get involved in local government and politics. Organizer Fran Brennan says the camp teaches fundraising, ca

Detroit, MI – Michigan's August primary voting is restricted to residents who register by Monday, the 7th. That has dozens of organizations reaching out to potential voters across the state to help them through the process. One of those groups is the Michigan Coalition of Asian and Pacific Isl

Ann Arbor, MI – Hillary Clinton is stepping down from her quest for president this weekend, but her historic campaign may be one of the reasons Michigan is also making history - by turning out candidates for other offices in record numbers. Barbara Fuller with MI List, an organization that wo

Lansing, MI – Michigan women are receiving a special invitation - to get involved in politics. Shannon Garrett, the Michigan field director for The White House Project, is helping coordinate a women's political training program this week in Lansing. Garrett says the idea behind "Go Run" is to

Lansing, MI – Michigan health care reformers are kicking off the Health Care for Michigan ballot initiative campaign today. It would constitutionally require the state legislature to find ways to make health insurance accessible and affordable for everyone. Felicia Wasson with AARP Michigan,

Lansing, MI – They can run, but they can't hide. Politicians running for office can't hide from tough questions in Michigan anymore, thanks to a new database of voting records, campaign donation information and speech transcripts of every candidate and elected leader in the state and nation.

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