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

ST. PAUL, Minn. - This weekend, Dr. Marian Wright Edelman and Garrison Keillor headline Sunday's "10-10-10 March for Children and Youth" at the ...Read More
Phoenix, AZ - Children's advocates say it's ironic that Governor Brewer declared Monday as AZ Child Health Day when enrollment is frozen in the ...Read More
ST. PAUL, Minn. - The United Nations designates the first Monday of October as World Habitat Day, and this year's message for today is "Better Cities ...Read More
NEW HILL, N.C. - Plans are moving ahead for the construction of a $327 million sewage treatment facility in the town of New Hill in Wake County ...Read More
ALBANY, N.Y. - Giving new meaning to the term "judicial activism," the chief judge of New York state is heading an unprecedented effort to help those ...Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. - The Great Recession is taking a hefty toll on Kentucky families. Latest numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau show that poverty in the ...Read More
WHITESBURG, Ky. - Across the nation, community groups are calling for the Federal Communications Commission to protect broadband so that rural and ...Read More
ST. PAUL, Minn. - The number of Minnesotans living in poverty spiked to more than a half-million in 2009 and racial disparities grew wider, according ...Read More
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - New census figures out this week show child poverty growing in South Dakota. According to the report, 18.2 percent of children ...Read More
NEW YORK - New details from the latest U.S. census show that the Great Recession has boosted the child poverty rate in New York by 1 percent ...Read More
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