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PNS Daily Newscast - Friday, August 23, 2019 


A federal court ruling changes how the President is elected, and Florida Democrats trigger a special session vote on guns. Those stories and more in today's news.

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Public News Service - WA: Welfare Reform

Spokane, WA – Whether you call it hunger or "food insecurity," it's a trend on the rise. An estimated 225,000 households in Washington have experienced uncertainty about getting their next meal, and 300,000 children live in those families. The figures are from 2007, before the economic downtu

Spokane, WA – Washington's representatives in the U.S. House were split 5 to 4, just barely in favor of the new U.S. Farm Bill, which is an indication of just how controversial it has been. The $288 billion legislation sets U.S. agriculture policy for the next five years. After two years of C

Spokane, WA/Washington, DC – Farmers aren't the only ones watching the U.S. Senate debate the next Farm Bill this week. Children's advocates and local food banks are hoping the state will receive more farm commodities to fill food bank shelves. For the past five years, Washington food banks ha

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