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PNS Daily Newscast - July 2, 2020 


The White House says no response is planned to reported Russian bounties on U.S. troops; House Democrats unveil an ambitious plan to curb climate change.

2020Talks - July 1, 2020 


Colorado, Utah and Oklahoma all finished up their elections Tuesday, and Medicaid expansion in OK appears to have passed. And, a Supreme Court ruling could open the door for more public money to religious institutions.

Public News Service - NY: Immigrant

ALBANY, N.Y. - As if the governor did not already have enough on his plate, David Paterson will be getting protest messages from across the state today concerning his proposed $1.4 billion cut in education. Sherry Byrnes, a steering committee member of the Alliance for Quality Education, explains

NEW YORK - Pittsburgh has been called America's "most livable city," and New York City is taking a cue from its Pennsylvania neighbor about providing a livable wage. Pittsburgh last month passed a comprehensive prevailing-wage law for publicly-funded work sites, and New York City is expected to deba

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Two million New York immigrants, both documented and undocumented, will continue to struggle to access health care even if federal health care reform is enacted, according to a new study released by New Yorkers for Accessible Health Coverage (NYFAHC) and the New York Immigration Coa

ALBANY, N.Y. - On the same day that President Obama pledged to pour billions more dollars into education, New York state lawmakers reviewing Gov. Paterson's Executive Budget were told the State University of New York (SUNY) cannot take any more cuts. United University Professions president Phillip

NEW YORK - New York leaders are pledging to aid earthquake victims in Haiti as emergency response teams determine how to meet immediate needs like shelter, food and water. Mayor Bloomberg says the world came to New York's aid after 9/11, and now New York wants to make sure the world comes to the aid

ALBANY, N.Y. - In his State of the State Message, Gov. Paterson said knowledge and technology will bring new jobs to New York and pull it out of the recession, but some are asking Paterson, "Where's the beef?" Nikki Jones with the Alliance for Quality Education agrees that education and technology

NEW YORK - It's another frigid day across the state, and with 10 percent of New Yorkers out of work, that means many families are having trouble finding money to keep the heat on. New York has the second-highest heating oil costs in the nation, according to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. The senator say

NEW YORK - This holiday season finds 1.5 million New Yorkers living below the poverty line, and that's driving a major increase in demand at soup kitchens and shelters. Robert Sherman, who heads the Action Center to End World Hunger in New York, says poverty and hunger go hand-in-hand. With the rece

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