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PNS Daily Newscast - June 18, 2021 


President Biden just signed a law declaring Juneteenth a federal holiday; and the first tropical storm system is forecast to make landfall in U.S. by end of the week.


2021Talks - June 18, 2021 


The U.S. marks a new national holiday; Republicans reject Sen. Joe Manchin's election reform compromise; and U.S. Supreme Court upholds Obamacare but strikes a blow to equal rights.

Archive: December 7, 2020

Nineteen advocacy groups filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court urging the Affordable Care Act be upheld, arguing it

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DENVER -- Advocates for people with disabilities are keeping a close eye on the U.S. Supreme Court as it considers a case calling for the elimination of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). If the court strikes down the health law, 20 million Americans, including at least 600,000 Coloradans, are projecte ...Read More

President-elect Joe Biden has called for a tripling of Title I funds to schools that serve low-income students. (Andy Dean/Adobe Stock)
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SACRAMENTO, Calf. -- With the prospect of a new Biden administration on the horizon, California groups that advocate for education reform are hoping for big changes in 2021. Ed Honowitz is a former Pasadena school-board member who now runs the California Labor Management Initiative for the nonprof ...Read More

Pasadena City College is contributing to an Opportunity America survey to help develop programs to get job-seekers the education they need. (Prayitno/Wikimedia Commons)
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- With more than 12 million Americans unemployed, community colleges and technical schools are collaborating to help people retrain for new jobs. About 1,100 institutions nationwide are contributing to the Opportunity America survey on workforce development. California Communit ...Read More

A new report says 43% of low-income residents in North Dakota cite

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FARGO, N.D. -- People losing their house or becoming evicted remains a big concern during the pandemic. But even before the crisis, the cost of staying in a home was emerging as the most pressing need among low-income North Dakotans. That's detailed in a new report from a non-profit, the Community ...Read More

In addition to helping with heating bills, Minnesota offers a program for low-income residents that provides assistance with weatherizing their homes to save on energy costs. (Adobe Stock)

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ST. PAUL, Minn. -- New COVID-19 stimulus packages are still being hashed out at both the state and federal level. But for immediate help, a longstanding program serves as a lifeline for Minnesotans who've seen their income reduced by the crisis and can't afford heating bills. This fall, the state ...Read More

State Rep. Greta Neubauer, D-Racine, is part of Elected Officials to Protect America, a national group calling for an urgent, nonpartisan approach to addressing climate change. (Photo courtesy of Rep. Neubauer)

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RACINE, Wis. -- A Wisconsin lawmaker is part of a network of state and local elected officials calling for serious action on climate change, right away. The nonpartisan group Elected Officials to Protect America said it's pleased that President-elect Joe Biden plans to rejoin the Paris Climate Agre ...Read More

The Child and Adult Care Food Program serves more than 4.2 million children healthy meals and snacks each day. (Africa Studio/Adobe Stock)

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SEATTLE -- Some child-care providers in Washington state can get reimbursed to serve healthy meals. The federal Child and Adult Care Food Program also helps cover costs for emergency homeless shelters and adult-care centers. It's specifically aimed at organizations that serve low-income families. ...Read More

From 2009 to 2019 the state share of spending for special education fell from 32 to 22 percent. (pabrady63/Adobe Stock)

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HARRISBURG, Pa. -- A new report shows state spending on special education has remained almost unchanged for a decade, leaving school districts to pick up the rising costs. The report, called "A Decade of Shortchanging Students with Disabilities", demonstrated from 2009 to 2019, Pennsylvania school ...Read More

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