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PNS Daily Newscast - August 14, 2020 


Trump rebuffs Biden's call for a national mask mandate; nurses warn of risks of in-person school.


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Responses to President Trump's suggestion that he opposes more Postal Service funding in part to prevent expanded mail-in voting; and Puerto Rico's second try at a primary on Sunday.

Public News Service - OH: Health

Columbus, OH - The Ohio House released its budget plan late Thursday, and health advocates say something's missing. Gone is a feature in Gov. Strickland's budget restoring Medicaid coverage to all parents under the poverty line, affecting about 25,000 people who lost eligibility in 2005. Cathy Le

Health coverage is expected to be a hot topic in a House budget hearing today at the State Capitol, with a number of uninsured Ohioans gathering to share their stories with lawmakers. Col Owens with the Ohio Family Coverage Coalition says there are over a million uninsured adults in Ohio, and that

If you're dealing with higher co-pays and deductibles for health coverage, you're not alone. According to a new report, high medical costs are a rising problem, even for people with health insurance. Report author Carol Pryor says a quarter of Americans with health coverage have trouble paying med

More than 1.3 million Ohioans don't have health insurance, and there's a new effort to put a human face behind that statistic, by collecting the stories of people living without health coverage. With the Governor's State of the State address coming up, Cathy Levine with Universal Health Care Actio

The U.S. Senate will soon vote on a plan that would allow Medicare to use its buying power to barter for lower drug prices, and a new survey commissioned by AARP finds more than 85 percent of Americans in favor of the plan. Currently, Medicare is legally barred from negotiating prescription prices,

Low-income Ohioans are having trouble getting medical care, and some are saying it's because of a new federal Medicaid law that requires proof of citizenship. Ohio instituted the new rule in late September. Mary Wachtel of Voices for Ohio's Children says many families don't have their children's bir

Columbus, OH - Ohio's workplace smoking ban kicks in today, despite a last-minute lawsuit filed yesterday in a Hamilton County court. Tracy Sabetta with the group Smoke Free Ohio says Ohioans can celebrate by enjoying the atmosphere at their favorite, "formerly smoky" restaurant or bar. "There will

Columbus, OH - The Ohio State Senate has given the green light to a law that would require insurance companies to include coverage for severe depression and other serious mental illnesses in their policies. Joan Englund with the Mental Health Advocacy Coalition says it will help people recover from

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