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PNS Daily Newscast - May 29, 2020 


More than a dozen Internal Affairs complaints against the Minneapolis Police officer involved in the death of George Floyd; we report on what's behind the current tensions.

2020Talks - May 29, 2020 


Republican Voters Against Trump just launched and plans to spend $10 million on the 2020 campaign. And President Trump signed an executive order making social media companies liable for content their users post.

Public News Service - NY: Immigrant

New York, NY - If you don't speak English, federal law requries that you receive the assistance of an interpreter, free of charge, when you're in a civil courtroom. However, a study of the 35 states with the highest immigrant populations by the New York University School of Law, says that is not the

ALBANY, N.Y. - Billions of dollars hang in the balance as New York State Senate Republicans and Democrats battle it out. The money comes from federal stimulus funding that requires action by New York lawmakers to get the cash flowing. Senators obeyed a court order and showed up in Albany Wednesday,

New York, NY — With Congress looking at health care reform, a new study finds that one of three immigrants in New York is living without medical insurance coverage, and it says a big reason for that is that private insurance companies aren't doing all they could to reach out to those communiti

Albany, NY — With control of the state Senate in question, action on key issues such as worker rights, tenant rights, and control of city schools hangs in the balance. Passage of these measures could depend on which party ends up in control next week and how much longer the leadership fight dr

Albany, NY — Advocates who want to reform the Mayor's powers over New York City schools say parents need a greater say in the decision-making process. Just weeks remain for lawmakers in Albany to agree on what changes, if any, should be made to mayoral control. State Senator Kevin Parker is

New York, NY — This week, TV goes digital, and despite those coupons from congress it appears the transition will come at a cost for many viewers. Television can be a lifeline for news and emergency information, especially for seniors, immigrants, people with disabilities and low-income famili

New York, NY — President Obama's Education Secretary, Arnie Duncan, wants to close thousands of underperforming schools across the country, a process he has already started in Chicago. Duncan says it is part of a national effort to improve education, although some education advocates in New Y

New York, NY – The head of an Hispanic civil rights group on whose board Sonia Sotomayor sat for 12 years is defending the Supreme Court nominee from what he says are unexpected and "vicious" attacks. Before joining the federal bench, Sotomayor was a board member of the Puerto Rican Legal D

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