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PNS Daily News - October 11, 2019 


Energy Secretary Rick Perry is handed a subpoena in the impeachment inquiry; and the Trump administration approves drug testing as a condition for unemployment benefits.

2020Talks - October 11, 2019 


Nine candidates addressed LGBTQ issues last night, including Mayor Pete Buttigieg, the first openly gay top-tier presidential primary candidate.

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Public News Service - WA: Health

Olympia, WA - The latest economic snapshot of Washington State comes from AARP Washington. Its survey of 800 voters, released today, indicates financial concerns among every age group, but particularly those over 50. Almost half will delay retirement if things don’t turn around soon, and nearl

Olympia, WA - The Washington House of Representatives made its first pass at budget cuts on Monday, calling them "the early cuts" -- and the Senate takes a look at them, starting today. Advocates for health and human service programs say the laundry list of $300 million worth of cuts doesn't indica

Olympia, WA – Week Four of the state legislative session begins today. Although more than 600 bills are under consideration, most of the discussion in Olympia to date has been about which programs and services to cut in order to make up a budget shortfall of at least $6 billion. Some say that

Seattle, WA – It's no secret that Washington State has a massive budget gap, but eldercare advocates say Governor Chris Gregoire's plan to cut all funding to the Adult Day Health program is "penny wise and dollar foolish." The governor plans on cutting $10 million a year - which is the entire

Seattle, WA – They say it could be a light at the end of the tunnel for health programs all across Washington State. President Barack Obama is making major increases in health care spending a building block of his economic recovery plan, and that could change the budget picture in Olympia. G

Washington, D.C. - Congress is getting a loud-and-clear message today (Tuesday) – 1.6 million messages, in fact. More than 20,000 of them are from Washingtonians, and they're being hand-delivered to make the points that Americans want affordable, quality healthcare; long-term financial securit

Olympia, WA – Even Governor Chris Gregoire says she "hates" the lean state budget she's proposing for the next two years - but she laid it out on Thursday, nonetheless. It trims spending on a wide variety of programs, including health care for 46,000 poor people. There will be less money for s

Seattle, WA – The Washington Department of Health says fewer than three percent of people who suffer the most common type of stroke get the best treatment for it - and at least 26 hospitals around the state are working to change that. They're all part of a voluntary American Heart Associatio

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