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PNS Daily Newscast - January 19, 2018 


It will be up to the U.S. Senate today to take the next step, if a government shutdown is to be averted; also in focus on our Friday rundown, President Trump extends Religious-Refusal Protections to health providers; and, we will tell you about a 15 year old in North Carolina who just formed a Political Action Committee.

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Thirty-three rural counties across Missouri are seeing their white residents die at higher rates than two decades ago ...Read More
PORTLAND, Ore. – Medical professionals are turning out in the final stretch before Tuesday's special election to support Measure 101, which ...Read More
HARRISBURG, Pa. – A new report links access to SNAP benefits to improved health and lower health care costs. The paper, published by the ...Read More
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A request by Arkansas officials to waive Medicaid rules is being met with skepticism by health-care advocates, who say it ...Read More
DENVER — A new coalition - including nonprofits, health care providers, state agencies, schools and more - has launched a new campaign aimed at ...Read More
HARTFORD, Conn. – Young people met with state legislators in Hartford on Tuesday to push for reforms that could help children in foster care ...Read More
SANTA FE, N.M. – The well-being of New Mexico children lags dramatically behind other states, and a new report says the only thing that will ...Read More
SALT LAKE CITY – The Trump administration's recent decision to add work requirements for people with Medicaid benefits may sound reasonable ...Read More
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois lawmakers have been discussing funding for so-called safety-net hospitals: those that are required to provide medical ...Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- West Virginia is considering a rule that would require Medicaid recipients to work, if they can. But a new national poll ...Read More
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