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PNS Daily News - November 21, 2019 


Sondland confirms a Ukraine quid pro quo; $1.5 trillion on the line for states in the 2020 Census Count; and time's almost up to weigh-in on proposed SNAP cuts.

2020Talks - November 21, 2019 


Last night, ten candidates took the stage for a more civil debate than we've seen so far this cycle to talk about issues from climate change to corruption in politics - but there were some tense moments.

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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

Philadelphia, PA - April is National Minority Health Month, but a Pennsylvania social welfare group says health care for minorities, and many others in the state, is lacking, and the present system doesn't work. The organization, Health Care for All Pennsylvania, says areas of the state where minori

Harrisburg, PA - Environmental, conservation, housing and research groups are sending a common message to Pennsylvania's elected officials on how federal stimulus money should and shouldn't be spent. The campaign, Pennsylvania Works!, calls for investing in creation of green jobs and training for th

Harrisburg, PA - Banks were the major target of demonstrations in Pennsylvania and across the country late last week and now the focus of those same protesters is on Washington. Jessica Walls-Lavelle, communications director at the Pennsylvania State Council of the Service Employees International Un

Pittsburgh, PA - These trying economic times mean more Pennsylvanians on the lower end of the income scale need legal help with a range of issues from utility shut-offs to evictions, and an increase in calls to legal helplines reflect the rising needs. The situation has prompted the Neighborhood L

Harrisburg, PA - The National Republican Trust political action committee is taking aim at Pennsylvania's Arlen Specter for being one of the three GOP senators who supported the economic stimulus plan signed into law Tuesday. Calling the measure "bad for the state and the nation," the PAC says Spect

Harrisburg, PA - A group working for publicly-funded, privately-provided health care believes abandoning the employer-based health care system in Pennsylvania would be one of the solutions to the state's economic troubles. Health Care for All Pennsylvania predicts the Family and Business Health Ca

Philadelphia, PA – A Pennsylvania group says there's no way to 'fix' the economy unless it includes a prescription to 'fix' the healthcare system. Thousands across the state are losing their access to healthcare when they lose their jobs. Jeff Garis, executive director of Penn Action, says nea

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