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PNS Daily Newscast - January 19, 2018 


It will be up to the U.S. Senate today to take the next step, if a government shutdown is to be averted; also in focus on our Friday rundown, President Trump extends Religious-Refusal Protections to health providers; and, we will tell you about a 15 year old in North Carolina who just formed a Political Action Committee.

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Livable Wages/Working Families

OLYMPIA, Wash. – A bill that would help formerly incarcerated Washingtonians get a fairer chance at employment is scheduled for a public ...Read More
RENO, Nev. – An anti-poverty program called "Getting Ahead" is getting a boost from the Whole Foods store in Reno. The store is donating five ...Read More
CHARLESTON, W. Va. – Without renewed funding from Congress, the West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program is running on fumes - which ...Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Retailer Amazon has grown substantially in Ohio in recent years, creating thousands of jobs and promising more to come ...Read More
NEW YORK -- The federal Department of Labor is proposing a rule that critics say would allow the sale of what some call "junk" health insurance ...Read More
LANSING, Mich. – Michigan rang in 2018 with a 35-cent hike to the minimum wage, but some say that doesn't go far enough and want voters to have ...Read More
DENVER – Colorado's lowest-paid workers got a raise this week as the minimum wage increased by 90 cents to $10.20 an hour. But, for workers ...Read More
HELENA, Mont. – Montana's two largest public-employee unions are moving closer to joining forces. On January 20, members of MEA-MFT and the ...Read More
BOSTON – A new study from the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center says raising the minimum wage has little impact on teen unemployment ...Read More
AUSTIN, Texas – Health care providers in Texas are getting a $25 billion shot in the arm with the five-year extension of a Medicaid program by ...Read More
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