PNS Daily Newscast - March 30, 2017
Featured on today’s rundown; LGBTQ Americans excluded from the 2020 Census; we take a look at how Trump’s energy policies could hurt the sector’s biggest jobs creator; plus how overturning online privacy rules may especially impact immigrants.
PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Republican Party's health care bill is moving through Congress, but opposition from organizations and even from inside the party itself is growing. AARP has come out against the American Health Care Act as well, saying it will hurt many Americans in a variety of ways. Jerry C
SALEM, Ore. – Two resolutions in the U.S. Senate have put Oregon's state-facilitated retirement plan dead in their sights, potentially rolling back rules that help private sector workers save for retirement. More than half of Americans don't have access to a company pension plan at work. Und
MEDFORD, Ore. -- Even though President Trump promised during his campaign to protect Medicare, lawmakers in Congress are signaling that they would like to make changes. In response, AARP is launching a campaign to protect the program, which serves more than 700,000 Oregonians. Medford resident Don
PORTLAND, Ore. - Nearly a half-million family caregivers in Oregon provide 437 million hours of care each year, but taking a break from caregiving can be difficult. A new report from AARP offers recommendations on how to make respite for caregivers more easily accessible. Jon Bartholomew, director
PORTLAND, Ore. – Thanksgiving is a time when families come together, but some aren't so fortunate. Older Americans are especially at risk of being hungry over the holidays – more than 1 in 4 lives alone – according to a Feeding America study. In Oregon, the study by the nationwi
PORTLAND, Ore. - Open enrollment for Medicare is here, which means 712,000 Medicare beneficiaries in Oregon have the opportunity to review their plans - which also can be a challenge. People across the country will have until Dec. 7 to take a look at changes to their current plans or sign up for Me
PORTLAND, Ore. – In the 1960s, Frank Abagnale posed as an airline pilot, a doctor, an attorney and more to commit fraud, and later inspired Leonardo Di Caprio's character in the 2002 thriller, "Catch Me If You Can." So, who better to give advice on how to avoid fraud, identity theft and scams?
PHILOMATH, Ore. – An Oregon woman is getting some extra financial security in retirement after winning $50,000 in a national AARP sweepstakes. Betty Biglin of Philomath was the big winner of the Retire Your Way sweepstakes prize. Before winning the contest, Biglin had been living solely on S