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PNS Daily News - March 22, 2017 


We’re covering several issues in today’s rundown including: a party divided – the President tries to muster more Republican votes to pass a new health care law; Judge Gorsuch pressed on his positions; and marking a “monumental” anniversary and a win for public lands.

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Public News Service - NY: Native American Issues

MEREDITH, N.Y. - President Obama got bipartisan applause during his State of the Union address when he called for an all-out clean-energy initiative. But a new film serves as a cautionary tale. Like many of her neighbors in Meredith, a small town near Oneonta, filmmaker Laura Israel was thrilled to

NEW YORK - If times weren't hard enough for the nonprofits that fill in the gaps of society's so-called safety net, their recession-related funding cuts may be aggravated by proposals in many states, including New York, that they be hit with new fees and taxes, as part of states' plans to balance bu

ALBANY, N.Y. - As if the governor did not already have enough on his plate, David Paterson will be getting protest messages from across the state today concerning his proposed $1.4 billion cut in education. Sherry Byrnes, a steering committee member of the Alliance for Quality Education, explains

New York, NY - Thursday is day four of Senate confirmation hearings on New York federal judge Sonia Sotomayor's nomination to the Supreme Court. How's she doing? "Outstanding," says Emma Coleman Jordan, a Georgetown University law professor who's watching the hearings "I think that something catas

Albany, NY – Long Island's Shinnecock Indian Nation has reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of the Interior that puts it closer to federal recognition of their tribal status and could bring them nearer their goal of opening a casino on or near their reservation in Southhampton. Wit

Albany, NY - President Obama signs a bill today that will create what he calls "an army of volunteers" dedicated to addressing the nation's toughest problems. The Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act will, according to the president, triple the number of "Americans helping Americans" in a time of ext

A New York tribe is signing on to an Indian Issues Platform for the 2008 presidential election. Native Americans in the early primary state of Nevada proposed the platform and now the idea has spread east. Randy King, chairman of the Shinnecock Indian Nation, in Southhampton, says his tribe has part

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