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PNS Daily News - September 16, 2019 


New allegations emerge against Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh; and a new report says a lightning strike is more likely than a forced arbitration win.

2020Talks - September 16, 2019. (3 min.)  


2020 presidential hopefuls tweet about more sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, and Democrats who didn't make it onto last week's debate stage continue their grassroots approaches.

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New York leaders have opened a new battlefront against the Bush administration over health care. Fresh from a fight over extending "S-CHIP" health coverage to more children, the state is now challenging the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services over their refusal to cover emergency chemot

In a case of modern-day slavery, a Long Island couple was released into house arrest and is awaiting trial on charges of human trafficking and forced labor abuse. The couple is accused of human trafficking and the sequestering and abuse of two Indonesian women who worked inside their estate. Feder

As Congress gets back to work today, legislators and lobbyists will try to revive stalled legislation on immigration and labor reform. Andrea Batista-Schlesinger with the Drum Major Institute for Public Policy says immigration reforms aren't just for immigrants. She says under the current system,

Washington, D.C. - Hundreds of New Yorkers are headed to the nation's capitol today to tell Congress and the president not to give up on comprehensive immigration reform. Andres Kwon of Syracuse is one of over 500 New Yorkers planning to join a march to the White House; he says he's marching becaus

Immigrant families in New York are rallying on May Day to draw attention to the way immigration laws can tear families apart. Immigrants will carry a family tree to symbolize how immigration policy and recent raids in Albany and on Long Island have separated parents from children, and spouses from

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

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