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PNS Daily Newscast - November 15, 2019 


President Trump asks SCOTUS to block release of his tax returns; use of the death penalty is on the decline across the country; and a push to make nutrition part of the health-care debate.

2020Talks - November 15, 2019 


Former MA Gov. Deval Patrick is officially running for president, saying he can attract more Independents and moderate Republicans than other candidates.

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HARRISBURG, Pa. - Times are tough all over the country, but a new report shows that Pennsylvanians are losing their employer-provided health insurance faster than people who live in many other states. The report comes from the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center (PBPC), and says close to 700,000

HARRISBURG, Pa. - If you're part of Pennsylvania's middle class, the current recession may have hit you especially hard, according to a new report from the Keystone Research Center. Labor economist Mark Price says the federal stimulus package has helped pull the economy back from the brink, but some

HARRISBURG, Penn. - Protesters involved in a statewide rally Thursday say Pennsylvania's state budget axe could put hundreds of veterans and veterans' home workers on the street unless some proposed cuts are restored. Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. and veterans activist Hal Donahue sees the situati

LANCASTER, Pa. – In Pennsylvania and across the country, far more men have lost jobs during the recession than women, and that's reversing the roles of family breadwinner in some homes. Dr. Ira Wolfe is a workforce trends expert and author of "The Perfect Labor Storm." He says what the nation

Harrisburg, PA - Hundreds of Pennsylvanians, from doctors and nurses to labor and religious leaders, will rally at the state capitol today in support of 'single-payer health care, instead of the patchwork of private and public health insurance in place today. In the view of Chuck Penacchio, executi

Harrisburg, PA - As lawmakers in Washington consider a piece of legislation making it easier for more American workers to unionize, Pennsylvania's largest teachers' union calls it a "measure whose time has come." According to James Testerman, president of the Pennsylvania State Education Association

Harrisburg, PA - U.S. Senator Arlen Specter's leap from Republican to Democratic Party may provide a filibuster-proof supermajority for Senate Democrats, but many are wondering when his independent streak will show, especially in terms of healthcare. While Specter is called 'fiercely independent'

Harrisburg, PA - There's a little bit of good news for many who have lost their jobs in Pennsylvania. If you worked in a company with more than 20 employees, you're now qualified not only to continue your health care coverage, but to get a big chunk of it paid for by the federal government. The deal

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