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PNS Daily News - November 22, 2019 


President Trump signs a spending bill to avert a government shutdown; it's deadline day for cities to opt out of a federal opioid settlement; and a new report says unsafe toys still are in stores.

November 22, 2019 


Affordable housing legislation was introduced in Congress yesterday, following the first debate questions about housing. Plus, Israeli PM Bibi Netanyahu was indicted for fraud, bribery, and breach of trust, just days after the Trump administration’s policy greenlighting Israeli settlement of the West Bank. And finally, former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg continues his slow and steady potential entry into the race.

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Public News Service - PA: Livable Wages/Working Families

Philadelphia, PA - Choices, lower costs, and less paperwork. Those are three of the goals of a campaign kicking off today in Pennsylvania, aimed at getting health care reform in place as soon as possible. Jeff Garis with Penn Action says there's a long list of businesses, medical professionals, an

Philadelphia, PA – Could health insurance access be as easy as ABC? Pennsylvania families have been asking for choices in their health care coverage, and the state Senate will soon take up the House-approved "Access to Basic Care" bill, nicknamed "ABC." It would allow the state to offer its ow

Pittsburgh, PA – More than a half-million jobs in Pennsylvania could see growth or higher pay if the economy gets "greener," according to a new report from the Blue Green Alliance, a national strategic coalition of conservation and labor groups led by the Sierra Club and the United Steelworker

Harrisburg, PA - Pennsylvania loses two people every day because they didn't have health insurance, according to a new report from Families USA. Report author Ron Pollack says it adds up to more than 700 working-age Pennsylvanians dying each year because they don't have regular access to healthcare

Harrisburg, PA - Pennsylvania is getting some follow-up care to health care reform this week. The House is expected to vote today on a bill that brings some reform to the health insurance industry. And it comes on top of a vote two weeks ago on legislation offering a new kind of low-cost coverage to

Harrisburg, PA – Health care reform in Pennsylvania is in the "waiting room" for a second opinion. The House has already said yes to low-cost coverage for working families and tax breaks to help small businesses afford coverage for their employees. Now it's up to the Senate to decide if the pl

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