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PNS Daily Newscast - June 14, 2019 


Hundreds of companies urge Trump to resolve tariff dispute with China. Also on our Friday rundown: California moves closer to universal health coverage. Plus, new Gulf restoration projects – a decade after the Deepwater Horizon spill.

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Public News Service - NY: Civic Engagement

New York, NY — As New Yorkers get ready to participate in one of the most competitive presidential contests in decades, a new survey finds that those with disabilities are likely to encounter barriers in the voting process, particularly at schools. Although new, accessible voting machines will

Albany, NY — Tone it down, please! That will be the call during today's annual Immigrant Day of Action in Albany. They come from diverse upbringings, members of the Chinese, Russian, Latino and Caribbean communities, but Norman Eng with the New York Immigration Coalition says they're all rally

New York, NY — A New York civil rights lawyer has played a major role in preparing the case argued before the Supreme Court this week, concerning the legal rights of Guantanamo Detainees. Michael Ratner, who heads up the New York-based Center for Constitutional Rights, says a core Constitution

New York, NY – New York won't be ready for next year's Presidential balloting -- at least, not when it comes to equal access for voters with disabilities. A federal judge could rule as early as today to force the state to comply with the "Help America Vote Act." It's a law that has earmarked m

Albany, NY — Monday marked another round of heated debate over Governor Spitzer's plan to make it easier for immigrants to obtain their New York driver's licenses. In one room, a state committee heard testimony dominated by opponents, who claim making it easier for undocumented immigrants to d

New York, NY - New Yorker's mailboxes could be looking a little empty later this year. The junk mail will still be there, but niche magazines about hobbies, gardening, cooking, and political analysis may be gone. Postal rate hikes get the blame as high as 30 percent for some. The Nation's Teresa S

The intended target was illegal aliens, but stricter Medicaid ID requirements seem to be forcing more U.S. citizens from Medicaid rolls, and now there is a warning that the voting booth could be next. The New York Times found it was American citizens who suffered the "largest adverse effect" from t

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