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PNS Daily Newscast - April 22, 2019 


The vigilante accused of holding migrants at border to appear in court today. Also on our Monday rundown: The US Supreme Court takes up including citizenship questions on the next census this week. Plus, Earth Day finds oceans becoming plastic soup.

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Public News Service - WI: Welfare Reform

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says

MADISON, Wis. — Democratic state senator Kathleen Vinehout of Alma says the package of proposals under Special Assembly Bill 6 makes false assumptions about fraud in the state's assistance programs. The proposed legislation would make it harder for those living in poverty to get help, accord

MILWAUKEE, Wis. - Gov. Scott Walker's 2011-2013 budget made substantial cuts to a number of programs, such as child-care funding, W2 and Badger Care, which directly impact working mothers. Walker says the cuts were necessary to balance the state's budget, but Tonisha Howard of Milwaukee says the cut

Madison, WI - A new report from the Children's Defense Fund (CDF) says Wisconsin fares relatively well when it comes to taking care of its young, but the group is urging lawmakers not to forget children when they decide how to rebuild the economy. CDF's new State of America's Children report says W

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