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PNS Daily Newscast - May 10, 2021 


Governor Ron DeSantis shuts the door on unemployment benefits; Montanna gains a congressional seat - now the focus is on 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.

Public News Service - NY: Hunger/Food/Nutrition

The number of people fed by New York City food pantries and soup kitchens last year increased by 65% over 2019. (kuarmungadd/Adobe Stock)

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NEW YORK - State lawmakers and community activists are calling on New York to help eliminate hunger by raising taxes on corporations and the state's wealthiest residents. Because of the COVID pandemic, the state faces a $15 billion budget gap this year, and 4.5 million New Yorkers are struggling wi

Families whose children normally get free meals at school can expect to see a 15% increase in Pandemic EBT benefits. (Dieter Hawlan/Adobe Stock)

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NEW YORK -- Many New Yorkers receiving SNAP and Pandemic EBT will soon get increases in their benefits. An estimated 29 million adults and at least eight million children nationwide are experiencing food insecurity because of the pandemic. On Friday, President Joe Biden signed an executive order d

This year, more than one in five New York soup kitchens and food pantries say they've had to turn people away, reduce amounts per person or limit hours. (Halfpoint/Adobe Stock)

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NEW YORK -- A new poll shows low-income Americans overwhelmingly support government programs that could end poverty and hunger. Pollsters spoke with more than 800 adults earning less than $50,000 dollars a year, and found those living near or below the poverty line face multiple barriers to getting

Turn Up! Fight Hunger and No Kid Hungry plan to provide 1 billion meals to kids living with hunger over five years. (Halfpoint / Adobe Stock)
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NEW YORK -- With schools closed, many children who depend on free meals at school could be missing out, so children's advocates are partnering with a major media outlet to help ensure kids get the meals they need. Turn Up! Fight Hunger is a partnership of The No Kid Hungry campaign and Discovery.

Half of New York City public-school families report reducing the size or frequency of kids' meals. (Trailbomber/Adobe Stock)

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NEW YORK -- New York parents of children who have missed out on free meals at school because of the COVID pandemic are receiving food assistance in the form of electronic benefit transfer cards. Families receiving SNAP benefits or Medicaid should have already received food assistance added to thei

The Pandemic-EBT program provides $5.25 for food per day for each eligible child.  (shintartany/Adobe Stock)

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NEW YORK -- Families with children who were receiving free meals at school will be getting extra money for food while schools are closed. The second federal stimulus package passed by Congress included a Pandemic EBT plan to supplement food assistance for eligible families with children to replace

Every dollar spent on SNAP generates $1.80 in economic activity. (pixelrobot/Adobe Stock)

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NEW YORK -- Hunger advocates say strengthening SNAP, formerly known as food stamps, is vital to protecting against increased food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the White House is going the wrong way. With businesses shutting down across the country to stop the spread of the coronavi

Many parents aren't aware of free school breakfast, after-school and summer meal programs. (New Africa/Adobe Stock)

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NEW YORK -- A leading child nutrition program has joined forces with a major media platform to fight child hunger. One-in-six children in New York is food insecure. That's more than 730,000 children. But many parents can't access or aren't aware of school breakfast, after-school supper and summe

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