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PNS Daily Newscast - June 22, 2018 


The GOP leadership puts their efforts to fix immigration on hold. Also on the Friday rundown: Florida students take their gun control message to the Midwest; and a call for renewal of the land and water conservation fund.

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Public News Service - NM: Census

A dozen states, including New Mexico, say they intend to sue the Trump administration for including a citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. Census. (news.psu.edu)

ALBUQUERQUE, N. M. – One expert in New Mexico doesn't think including a question about citizenship on the 2020 U.S. Census will affect the results nearly as much as critics claim. The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights has called inclusion of the citizenship question "untimely,

PHOTO: A new report says more Americans are retiring to communities in the West, like Las Cruces, that are home to protected public lands, such as the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument. Photo courtesy of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - Older Americans are three times more likely to retire in areas of New Mexico and other Western states that have protected public lands such as the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument near Las Cruces. That's the finding of a new report from the Center for Western Priori

Auto Mechanics Workshop<br />Photo Credit: The Annie E. Casey Foundation

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF) Policy Report on Youth and Work finds youth employment at its lowest level since World War II. AECF says business, government, philanthropy and communities need to work together to put 16- to 24-year-olds back on track and build a strong workf

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - A recent Census Bureau report shows middle incomes down, upper incomes increasing and lower incomes pretty much unchanged. It's a trend that concerns Ona Porter, president and chief executive of Prosperity Works, who says the situation represents a foreclosure on the future of N

PHOTO: The Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2011<br />Report from the U.S. Census Bureau finds that the 2011 median household income declined and the percentage of people without health insurance coverage decreased slightly.

ALBUQUERQUE - New Mexico's families look a lot like those around the country, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau report on Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage in 2011. Gerry Bradley, research director at New Mexico Voices for Children, says one of the biggest contributors to the s

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The ongoing recession is affecting New Mexico's children. According to newly-released Census data, income and jobs were down from 2009 to 2010. The poverty rate for New Mexico children went up two percent while the employment rate in the state decreased by the same amount. Ger

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