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PNS Daily Newscast - January 22, 2018 


The funding stumble in Congress deepens the crisis for health centers; also on our nationwide rundown; we will let you know about concerns over possible "gifts" to payday lenders; and a new survey provides alarming numbers about young people and homelessness.

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INDIANAPOLIS – Lawmakers in Indiana are being asked to bump up the tax on cigarettes by $2 a pack this legislative session. House Bill 1380 ...Read More
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Residents, and health and environmental experts are pushing back against a state government plan to aid Dynegy Coal Plants ...Read More
DENVER – If Congress doesn't find a way to include a fix for federal funding for community health centers, facilities across Colorado will take ...Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio – With Ohio still in the grip of the opioid crisis, new data suggests better education is needed about the benefits of one harm ...Read More
HARRISBURG, Pa. – The same salt that melts ice and snow on slippery roads and sidewalks can also harm vegetation, aquatic life and even humans ...Read More
BOISE, Idaho – Groups that want to expand Medicaid and cover 78,000 uninsured Idahoans have begun collecting signatures for a November ballot ...Read More
SALT LAKE CITY — Groups that advocate for children's health are pleading with Congress to stop using the Children's Health Insurance Program as ...Read More
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Scientists with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency have developed a way to notify more Minnesotans sooner about air ...Read More
RICHMOND, Va. — Gov. Ralph Northam continues his longtime support for women's reproductive rights, by rallying alongside women at the State ...Read More
BOSTON — LGBT Americans face a patchwork of civil rights protections from state-to-state, and their advocates say a potential new government ...Read More
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