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PNS Daily Newscast - February 20, 2019 


Sen. Bernie Sanders enters the 2020 race for president. Also, on the Wednesday rundown: Tuition or meals? We take you to a state where college students fight food insecurity. Plus, another state's attempt to legalize hemp.

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Public News Service - NY: Immigrant Issues

The House will be taking the lead as lawmakers in Washington today enter a new round in the nation's immigration debate. Avidech Moussavian at the New York Immigration Coalition, says the new bill is being called the STRIVE Act of 2007. It attempts to balance security concerns with the needs of th

The New York Department of Motor Vehicles is getting some tough criticism for a three-year-old rule that requires proof of immigration status in order to get a New York driver's license. The rule clearly shuts undocumented New Yorkers out of the licensing process. Carlos Serrano, a 24-year-old Sa

There should be new signs posted at your local hospital and they mean far greater access for both uninsured and underinsured New Yorkers. Effective this month, hospitals all across the state have to provide steep discounts to the 1 in 6 New Yorkers who have no health insurance. Adam Gurvitch with t

New York, NY - A New York consumer watchdog group is warning taxpayers about high-interest holiday loans offered by New York's largest tax-preparation firms. Mark Winston Griffith,co-director of the Neighborhood Economic Development Advocacy Project, says companies like Jackson Hewitt and H&R Block

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