PNS Daily Newscast - February 16, 2018 

Florida lawmakers put a concealed weapons bill on hold; also on today's nationwide rundown, concern about Washington State sharing immigrant activist information with ICE agents; and romance scams on the rise.

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Public News Service - WY: Livable Wages/Working Families

Cheyenne, WY – Wyoming's "Kid Care CHIP" offices have been flooded with calls from parents concerned that President Bush's recent veto of the State Children's Health Insurance Program means their kids will lose critical health insurance coverage. They're being told they can still take their ki

Cheyenne, WY – The economy is growing at the fastest pace in four years, while many working families fail to share in the prosperity, according to working family advocates in Wyoming. State residents are being encouraged to “stand up” this Labor Day Weekend to make sure paychecks k

Cheyenne, WY – New Census numbers show the Equality State is one of the most profitable states for running a business, while workers are failing to share in the prosperity. Dan Neal, with the Equality State Policy Center, says, while some companies are earning profits, most Wyoming residents

Cody, WY - President Bush is expected to sign the federal minimum wage boost bill soon, which would raise wages of thousands of Wyomingites currently earning $5.15 an hour to $7.25 an hour over a two-year period. Warren Murphy, of the Wyoming Association of Churches, is pleased that this first minim

Cheyenne, WY - Wyoming is number one....and there aren't any bragging rights to the ranking. Wyoming is tops in the nation when it comes to the rate of on-the-job deaths, according to a new report, "Death on the Job, the Toll of Neglect," from the AFL-CIO. Kim Floyd with the Wyoming AFL-CIO says jo

Wyoming women appear to be savvier when it comes to retirement planning, according to a new report from the Employee Benefits Research Institute. The report shows Wyoming women are more likely than men to contribute to a retirement fund at work, like a 401k. Report author Craig Copeland says men pr

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