PNS Daily Newscast - July 6,2020 

Today is the final day to register to vote in Arizona's primary election; the FDA declines to back Trump claim that 99% of coronavirus cases are "harmless."

2020Talks - July 6, 2020 

This year's July 4th had COVID-19, ongoing protests about systemic racism, and a presidential visit to Mt. Rushmore. Plus, Trump signed an order to plan a new statue park.

Public News Service - CA: Livable Wages/Working Families

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The tough economy has many older Californians either delaying retirement or updating their resumes. In fact, there are more Americans 65 and older in the job market today than at any other time in history. Charee Gillins with AARP-California says there are also many more workers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Yellow crime scene tape and "body pile-ups" attracted the attention of passersby outside Anthem Blue Cross offices in five California cities, as thousands of protesters declared the company's locations "crime scenes." Activists from the group Health Care for America Now say it'

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Talk of "socialized medicine," of "rationing" of health care, and of "death panels" - all scare tactics, according to AARP California. The organization's state president, Jeannine English, says those are some of the "myths" about health care reform legislation now pending in Con

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California finally has a budget solution, but it's one health care advocates say will "shred the safety net" for many families. The revised budget Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is expected to sign tomorrow includes two billion dollars in cuts to health programs. Anthony Wrigh

Keep Cal Grants alive! That's the battle cry of college-bound students who rely on the grants to pay for tuition and other expenses. Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has proposed the elimination of the program in order to save money for the cash-strapped state. Assembly member Julia Brownley says Ca

OAKLAND, Calif. - Not everyone made the switch to digital TV...some Californians are in the dark. Tracy Rosenberg, executive director of Media Alliance, says that is the case with some of the state's most vulnerable populations - including the elderly, people with disabilities and those with limited

California's caregivers are now on the budget chopping block. Faced with a $24-billion state deficit, the governor wants part of his budget cuts to include in-home supportive services for all but the most-severely disabled. That’s on top of plans to cut the wages of caregivers and reduce Medi-

The budget ax is being raised once again in California. And this time it seems like no one is safe, especially the state's children. Governor Schwarzenegger will address a joint session of the California Legislature today to update his efforts to deal with the state's projected 24 billion dollar bud

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