PNS Daily Newscast - March 20, 2018 

President Trump again calls for the death penalty for drug dealers, but groups in New Hampshire say they oppose the get-tough approach. Also on today’s rundown: A protest against expanding tar-sands oil refining in California; and in Seattle, a group demands a moratorium on youth jail construction.

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Youth Issues

Patchogue, NY – A coalition of Long Island religious, labor, and immigrant leaders, as well as the N.A.A.C.P., meets today to demand an end to ...Read More
Albany, NY - The battle over children's health insurance coverage didn't end last week when the U.S. House failed to override President Bush's veto ...Read More
Olympia, WA – This month, Governor Chris Gregoire has stepped into the ring twice with the federal government. Washington is a party to two ...Read More
Norris, TN - Tennessee's "CoverKids" program is still in place. That's what parents need to know, even while Congress and President Bush are still at ...Read More
Oakland, CA - More than 100 parents from different Bay Area school districts are meeting this weekend to discuss why African American and Latino ...Read More
Portland, OR – Supporters of the plan to expand health insurance coverage to millions more uninsured children, in Oregon and around the nation ...Read More
St. Paul, MN – Six of Minnesota's eight members of Congress voted to overturn the President's veto of a children's health insurance program ...Read More
White Salmon, WA – Today is "Lights On Afterschool" day, and at least 50 groups and communities in Washington have events planned to show their ...Read More
Cleveland, OH – A lot of parents shy away from talking to kids about sex, and that can cause trouble during the teenage years, according to ...Read More
New York – The U.S. House is scheduled to vote today on an override of President Bush's veto of "S-CHIP," the State Children's Health Insurance ...Read More
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