PNS Daily Newscast - April 27, 2017
On today’s nationwide rundown; President Trump reveals an outline for tax reform; we take a look at the cost to consumers on the latest version of the GOP’s American Health Care Act; and why the food industry wants to put nutrition information on the back burner.
TUCSON, Ariz. - Arizona's population, which has been somewhat stagnant for the past several years, has begun growing again. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates between July 2014 and 2015, the state added about 100,000 people, bringing its total population to around 6.8 million. George Hammond, direc
PHOENIX - Arizona officials are looking for volunteers to help count the number of people who are homeless in all of the state's towns and cities. This year's annual Point-in-Time Homeless Count takes place on Monday night, Jan. 25, and into the following morning. Anne Scott, human services plann
PHOENIX – The U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of Arizona's voter-approved Independent Redistricting Commission could have a national impact. The high court's five-to-four ruling affirmed the commission is constitutional. Robyn Prudhomme-Bauer, past president of the League of Women Voters o
PHOENIX, Ariz. - A new KIDS COUNT Data Snapshot from the Annie E. Casey Foundation released today shows the number of children living in high-poverty communities has increased by 25 percent over the last decade. Arizona is ranked fifth-highest for kids living in areas of concentrated poverty. Laur
PHOENIX - New data from the U.S. Census Bureau show poverty growing in Arizona. Last week, the bureau reported the state's poverty rate as second-highest in the nation behind Mississippi. Census figures this week show Arizonans increasingly depending on programs like AHCCCS (Access), the state's Med