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PNS Daily Newscast - June 2, 2020 


President Trump berates governors as 'weak' amid growing racial unrest; an interfaith group sees a link between protests and climate change.

2020Talks - June 2, 2020 


Eight states plus Washington DC have primaries today, even as cities determine how to move forward in the wake of massive protests nationwide; President Trump says he'll deploy active US troops to quell them.

Public News Service - PA: Senior

HARRISBURG, Penn. - Over a hundred health care workers gathered outside the offices of Democratic Representative Tim Holden Thursday, urging Congress to extend funding of the Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (F-MAP). That's a provision of the federal stimulus plan, which Pennsylvania lawmakers

HARRISBURG, Pa. - The debate in Washington over the future of financial aid for states through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - generally known as the stimulus program - will have a major impact here in Pennsylvania, both on health care and on employment. Governor Edward Rendell's propos

PHILADELPHIA - A determined group of people who left Pennsylvania on foot late last week is now in the middle of a march to Washington, demanding that Congress turn debate into action on health care reform. Marc Stier, Pennsylvania state director for the organization Health Care For America Now, sa

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

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 – Medicare is 43 years old today, and the health insurance program for the 65-plus set is being celebrated at the Pennsylvania state capitol by backers of health care reform. Chuck Pennacchio with Health Care for All Pennsylvania says that, while the debate continues over how

Philadelphia, PA – Retirement planning may at one point have focused on golf, but those plans aren't on "par" with reality for almost 165,000 Pennsylvania grandparents who have unexpectedly found themselves raising their grandchildren, while thousands more children are being raised by family m

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