PNS Daily Newscast - March 20, 2018 

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

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BOSTON – A new report links access to SNAP benefits to improved health and lower health care costs. The paper, published by the Center on ...Read More
BOSTON – Prison populations are dropping in most states, but a new study finds that the number of incarcerated women is not falling as fast as ...Read More
BOSTON -- 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
BOSTON – The Trump administration is taking aim at states that have legalized marijuana. On Thursday, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions ...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
BOSTON -- Catastrophic hurricanes, severe flooding and raging wildfires fueled by drought have been prominent features of an eventful year for the ...Read More
BOSTON – The federal tax legislation ends the requirement that everyone have health insurance or pay a penalty, but in Massachusetts, that ...Read More
BOSTON – The Federal Communications Commission has voted to repeal net neutrality rules. In a party-line vote on Thursday, the FCC approved a ...Read More
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