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PNS Daily Newscast - May 10, 2021 


Governor Ron DeSantis shuts the door on Florida's unemployment benefits, and as Montana gains a congressional seat, the focus turns to redistricting.


2021Talks - May 7, 2021 


President Biden talks hurricane aid in Louisiana, Vice President Harris visits Rhode Island, defense officials talk about clamping down on domestic extremism in the ranks, and plan for the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.

Archive: March 16, 2021

Data from the U.S. Department of Justice suggests that 86% of child sexual abuse goes unreported. (Adobe Stock)<br />

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FRANKFORT, Ky. -- A bill that would extend the statute of limitations for misdemeanor sex offenses involving minors from five to ten years after their eighteenth birthday is progressing through the Legislature. Supporters of House Bill 472, sponsored by Rep. Lynn Bechler, R-Marion, said it will hel ...Read More

Nebraska Legislative Bill 416 calls for more robust data collection on maternal health outcomes based on race and ethnicity to better inform clinical practice, program and policy changes. (Cheryl Holt/Pixabay)

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LINCOLN, Neb. -- Racial-justice advocates will host a lunch and learn session for Nebraska lawmakers Wednesday to unpack striking disparities in maternal health outcomes in Nebraska and the U.S. Currently, Black women are three times more likely to die from pregnancy-related causes than Caucasian w ...Read More

This feeder line in Monongalia County is part of the larger Mountain Valley Pipeline under construction to bring gas from West Virginia to Virginia. (Jim Kotcon)

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline may not be needed because natural-gas demand in the Southeast is expected to decline over the next decade, according to a new report from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). The $6 billion pipeline project, wh ...Read More

Massachusetts voters casting ballots in upcoming municipal elections can vote early in person or by mail. (Seventyfour/Adobe Stock)

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BOSTON -- Massachusetts lawmakers passed a bill to extend early voting and vote-by-mail through the first half of this year, and advocates said it's a key step toward making the reforms permanent. Ahead of the 2020 elections, the Commonwealth opted to allow voters access to alternatives to in-perso ...Read More

A proposed state tax on the ultra-wealthy would affect about 15,000 families in California. (Karen Roach/AdobeStock)
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Some Democratic lawmakers are pushing for a new state tax on the uber-wealthy, in order to reduce inequality and better fund public services. Supporters want to place a measure on the ballot that would levy a 1% tax on households whose net worth exceeds $50 million, and a 1.5% ...Read More

In addition to her historic role in President Joe Biden's Cabinet, Rep. Deb Haaland, D-N.M., made history in being one of the first two Native American women elected to Congress in 2018. (House.gov)

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LOWER BRULE, S.D. -- The U.S. government now has its first Native American serving in a Cabinet leadership post. Rep. Deb Haaland, D-N.M., was confirmed as Interior Secretary in a Senate vote yesterday, and a South Dakota tribal leader is expressing great optimism as she steps into the role. The I ...Read More

More than 15,000 Michigan households received assistance through the Eviction Diversion Program that ended in December. (AdobeStock)

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LANSING, Mich. -- The pandemic has exacerbated the struggles of low-income Michiganders, including the severe housing cost burden faced by many renters. New funding can help ease that burden, including $622 million available through the COVID Emergency Rental Assistance Program to keep renters in t ...Read More

Black people are especially under-represented on corporate boards of directors; 33 companies reported having zero African-American or Black directors. (fizkes/Adobe Stock)

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CHICAGO -- Corporate boards of directors in Illinois have a way to go to achieve racial and gender parity in representation. In 2019, lawmakers passed a bill which requires corporations to file reports of their boards' demographic makeup, for analysis of statewide trends by professors at the Univer ...Read More

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