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PNS Daily News - December 16, 2019 


Sen. Chuck Schumer calls for four specific witnesses in Senate impeachment trial; giving Iowans with disabilities a voice in caucuses; and an expert says Seasonal Affective Disorder is a lot more than just the holiday blues.

2020Talks - December 16, 2019 


Sen. Cory Booker led the charge asking the DNC to ease up debate qualification requirements. All seven candidates who made the cut for Thursday's debate say they won't participate in the debate at Loyola Marymount in LA if it means crossing the picket line of Unite Here Local 11.

Public News Service - OH: Census

For each person not counted in the decennial census, Ohio loses roughly $1,200 each year for a decade. (Tada Images/Adobe Stock)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The six-month countdown to Census Day 2020 (April 1) is officially under way, and efforts are ramping up to ensure that every Ohioan is counted. Ernestine Jackson is among the 51 people appointed by Gov. Mike DeWine for the Ohio Census 2020 Complete Count Commission. As an AA

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling on a potential citizenship question on the 2020 census is expected in June. (Tim Sackton/Flickr)

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Will the 2020 census include a question about citizenship? Final arguments have been made, and now it's up to the U.S. Supreme Court to decide. The justices heard challenges on Tuesday to a Department of Justice request to include a question asking respondents if they are citizens

Data collected in the U.S. Census is used to better understand the composition of communities. <br />(Spot US/Flickr)

CLEVELAND – A request by the Justice Department to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 Census is drawing concerns from some Ohio researchers. Emily Campbell is the associate director of the Center for Community Solutions in Cleveland and a Williamson Family Fellow for Applied Resear

One in four people will be age 65 or older by the year 2050. (Vee/Flickr)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – We're living in an aging nation, and a growing number of Ohio cities are stepping up to address the needs of older populations. According to Census Bureau data, every day in the United States nearly 10,000 people turn 65, and the percentage of people age 65 and older will do

Among age groups, poverty rates in Ohio are highest for children younger than age 6. (Andrew Seaman/Flickr)

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- While the economic well-being of children in the Buckeye State has improved, new data shows child poverty is still stubbornly high in Ohio. According to new research from the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly 70,000 fewer children are living in poverty in Ohio since 2015. Brandi Slaught

Photo: New Census data indicates children who receive adequate food at home, and at school, also perform better academically in school. Photo courtesy: The Children's Aid Society.

DAYTON, Ohio - The latest Census data indicates poverty is on the decrease nationwide for the first time since 2006. In Ohio, the poverty rate number now sits at 16 percent for 2013, slightly above the national average, but the proportion of children living in poverty in Ohio and the rest of the cou

IMAGE: Ohio House District Map

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Choosing the next President of the United States is not the only big decision Ohio voters will be making on election day. Issue 2 could affect the balance of power in the state. The amendment would create a 12-person citizen commission to establish the boundaries for legislative and

COLUMBUS, Ohio - It's often said that a mother's time with her infant is precious, but close to half of working moms are cutting it short so they can get back to the daily grind. A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau finds that 51 percent of working women who had their first birth between 2006 an

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