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PNS Daily Newscast - September 19, 2019 


President Trump forces California out of vehicle emissions standards; and death penalty opponents argue for clemency in a pending execution.

2020Talks - September 19, 2019. (3 min.)  


Former Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh on why he's challenging President Trump; and how Iowa keeps its status as the first caucus of primary season.

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Public News Service - NY: Teen Pregnancy Prevention

ALBANY, N.Y. - Home visitation programs that help prevent child abuse and neglect could run out of money unless Gov. Cuomo and the legislature work out differences in their respective plans for funding, according to advocates of programs like Healthy Families New York. The governor proposed lumping

ALBANY, N.Y. - Faced with a $10 billion deficit, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed creation of a program that lumps together nine or more child welfare and juvenile justice programs. Some believe as a result, home visitation programs that are proven to uncover and help prevent child abuse and neglect w

NEW YORK - As New Yorkers prepare to recognize the achievements of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a federal holiday, the vast majority of America's black adults view these as tough or very bad times for black children, and many see poor black youth falling farther behind. A Hart poll co

ALBANY, N.Y. - The cops are coming and the kids are thrilled. At pre-K centers on Long Island and in Buffalo and Troy over the next two weeks, police chiefs and sheriffs will be the guests of honor. They'll read stories, tell the children all about their jobs, and answer their questions. Katie Roc

NEW YORK - If times weren't hard enough for the nonprofits that fill in the gaps of society's so-called safety net, their recession-related funding cuts may be aggravated by proposals in many states, including New York, that they be hit with new fees and taxes, as part of states' plans to balance bu

NEW YORK - Advocates for people with disabilities have spotted a flaw in the health care reform bill proposed by Sen. Max Baucus they say could throw a barrier in front of those who rely in Medicaid for things they need to function. Susan Dooha, executive director of the Center for Independence of

ALBANY, NY - President Obama's speech to Congress Wednesday night was "encouraging" according to AARP New York, which counts some 2.6 million New Yorkers 50 and older among its membership. Legislative representative Bill Ferris applauded the President's pledge to strengthen Medicare, fill the gap in

Albany, NY - More than 200,000 young New Yorkers, between the ages of 16 and 24, considered "disconnected" by family advocates, need education, jobs and housing, according to a new report being unveiled today. They are identified as outside the work force, at risk of losing a job, or already headed

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