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PNS Daily Newscast - January 16, 2018  


New Medicaid work requirements could leave many without coverage; we get perspective from Utah. Also on the rundown: a look at the impact of the Trump administrations efforts to erase references to climate change; and Reading Partners Baltimore inspires struggling readers.

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Poverty Issues

SANTA FE, N.M. – The well-being of New Mexico children lags dramatically behind other states, and a new report says the only thing that will ...Read More
SALT LAKE CITY – The Trump administration's recent decision to add work requirements for people with Medicaid benefits may sound reasonable ...Read More
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois lawmakers have been discussing funding for so-called safety-net hospitals: those that are required to provide medical ...Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- West Virginia is considering a rule that would require Medicaid recipients to work, if they can. But a new national poll ...Read More
SALT LAKE CITY – Proponents of a new statewide ballot initiative are in the signature-collecting phase, and say they hope to bring local ...Read More
SIOUX FALLS, S. D. – New research has found where people live has a strong influence on the health of their hearts. The study, published in the ...Read More
AUSTIN, Texas -- A new report on the "State of America's Children" shows that large numbers of kids living in Texas confront poverty, homelessness ...Read More
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Gov. Jerry Brown's new $131.7 billion budget is earning praise from children's advocates because of the investments it makes in ...Read More
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri is confronting a number of troubling trends in its criminal justice system, including an uptick in violent crime ...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
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