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PNS Daily Newscast - June 26, 2019 


Mueller to testify in open session; migrant children returned to troubled detention center; plus ending the school-to-prison pipeline, and seeking justice for Native Americans killed at Wounded Knee.

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Public News Service - NM: Health

Santa Fe - New Mexico's federal lawmakers are home for the Fourth-of-July holiday, but already are hearing plenty of opinions from New Mexicans about what should be included in a major healthcare reform package. Sharon Kayne, communications director for New Mexico Voices for Children, says they've

Albuquerque, NM - Poverty in New Mexico is not what it used to be. This year's "Kids Count" report takes issue with the government formula that defines poverty, a calculation that has not been updated in a half-century. The study, released by the advocacy group New Mexico Voices for Children, looks

Santa Fe, NM – A group promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency has petitioned New Mexico’s Environmental Improvement Board to adopt new regulations to dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the state. If passed, New Energy Economy believes the rules would place New Mexi

Clovis, NM – With the slogan 'clean, but not mean,' concerned citizens in Clovis are saying the state's clean energy program is all very well, but authorities had better be sure a planned ethanol plant does not harm a minority neighborhood. Bruce Frederick, a lawyer with the New Mexico Enviro

Washington, DC – The fate of thousands of New Mexico families looks to be held on the tip of President Bush's pen. The House of Representatives passed an expansion of the State Children's Health Insurance Program last night, but the threat of a Presidential veto still looms. New Mexico Represe

Consumer groups and healthcare advocates are working frantically to keep health insurance coverage for New Mexico children, and a recent flood of data shows it's needed now more than ever. The State Children's Health Insurance Program (S-CHIP), which covers thousands of New Mexico families, is set

This week, the 'talk of the town' across New Mexico will be how to achieve the goal of health care for all citizens. Both a state legislative committee and a coalition of public health advocates will host public meetings to hear residents' ideas about health care reform. Senator Dede Feldman chair

Albuquerque, NM - The best gift for Dad this weekend could be health insurance for all his kids. The State Children's Health Insurance Program, or S-CHIP, is up for renewal this month, and Nayerra Haq with the Children's Defense Fund says that's a great opportunity to cover New Mexico's 86,000 uni

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