PNS Daily Newscast - March 23, 2017
In focus on our nationwide rundown: President Trump takes to the phone in last minute attempts to urge GOP members to back Ryancare; We take a closer look at what A.C.A. repeal could mean to the health of kids in North Carolina; plus an unusual plea from New York millionaires – please raise our taxes.
PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Eagles just wrapped up a month-long online food drive in which fans could purchase healthy foods of their choice that will stock two sites known as Green Light Pantries. Laura Wall, executive director of the Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger, says
PHILADELPHIA – Starting today, 1.8 million Pennsylvanians who rely on food stamps will have to do more with less. Cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, will affect 47 million families nationwide. Jim Weill, president of the Food Research and Action Center, says it
Harrisburg, PA - U.S. Senator Arlen Specter's leap from Republican to Democratic Party may provide a filibuster-proof supermajority for Senate Democrats, but many are wondering when his independent streak will show, especially in terms of healthcare. While Specter is called 'fiercely independent'