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PNS Daily Newscast - July 27, 2017 


In focus on our nationwide rundown; the Pentagon still trying to figure out how to respond to the latest Trump tweet to ban transgender Americans from serving in the armed forces; updates on the Affordable Care Act and state worker contracts, plus Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke heads to New Mexico to review another national monument.

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Livable Wages/Working Families

A bill that would protect New Hampshire workers planning to unionize has jumped one hurdle. The Employee Freedom Choice Act was passed by the House ...Read More
Thousands of New Mexico workers say they would join a union if they had a chance, and it's a chance that could come soon thanks to federal ...Read More
Three new reports show Oregon's over-50 population is becoming the workforce of the future by not retiring. Instead, they're being re-hired by ...Read More
Millions of working Americans are hovering above the poverty line, and 16 million are living in deep poverty -- the highest level in 32 years ...Read More
Payday lending is a $1.4 billion business in Washington, and the best customers are working families in financial crisis. This session, legislative ...Read More
Montana legislators are getting a medical education today as a former H-M-O medical director explains how the current health care system is not the be ...Read More
West Virginia workers have been keeping the federal "Employee Free Choice Act" on the front burner for several weeks. And today, their mission is ...Read More
The Governor’s plan to raise the minimum wage in South Dakota is scheduled for debate on the Senate floor today, and the measure is getting a ...Read More
Guards at the State Penitentiary are watching more than prisoners at the moment. You might say they're "staking out" the North Dakota Legislature ...Read More
Minnesota labor leaders say this week's settlement of a contract dispute involving 4,200 janitors could be a blueprint for workers statewide ...Read More
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