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COVID-19 prompts a car insurance break for some drivers. Also, a push for postal banking, and for grocery workers to be treated as first responders.

2020Talks - April 8, 2020 


Wisconsin held its primary yesterday in the midst of the COVID-19 epidemic. But a shortage of poll workers led to just five polling stations in Milwaukee instead of the usual 180.

Public News Service - NV: Health

Federal lawmakers are looking at renewing a children's health insurance program that covers 29,000 Nevada kids, and a new study finds that coverage is less and less likely to come from employers. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Andy Hyman says low-income working families are three times less li

Nevada lawmakers will be taking up bills today aimed at ratcheting down the high cost of prescription drugs. One measure would require drug companies to report payments and gifts they give to Nevada doctors. Assemblyman Marcus Conklin, sponsor of the bill, says consumers want relief at the checkou

Kids prefer candy – but Congress could give the best Valentine of all, according to physicians groups and children’s advocates. A federal children’s health insurance law is up for renewal in Congress, with hearings this week. Comments from Nancy Whitman, director of Nevada Coverin

President Bush's State of the Union Address last night met with a thud for most health care experts in Nevada. Caroline Ford, Assistant Dean for the University of Nevada's School of Medicine, said Bush's plan to tax those with good health insurance doesn't work in a state where so many residents are

Las Vegas, NV - The Children's Defense Fund has teamed up with Malaak Compton-Rock, wife of comedian Chris Rock, to call on all Nevada residents to remember the victims of hurricane Katrina this holiday season. She says there are still missing people, children separated from their parents and very f

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