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PNS Daily Newscast - July 10, 2020 


The Supreme Court opens the door for prosecutors to seek President Trump's financial records; a backlash in Florida on school reopening plans.

2020Talks - July 10, 2020 


US Supreme Court rules on Trump's tax returns; Houston mayor cancels Texas GOP's in-person convention; Louisiana has elections; and DC council gives people incarcerated for felonies the right to vote.

Public News Service - CA: Livable Wages/Working Families

California labor leaders and environmental groups are applauding President-elect Barack Obama's choice for labor secretary as good for the economy and good for the environment. California Representative Hilda Solis has said her goal is to expand the reach and power of unions in America. Oliver Ber

As the temperatures drop, heating bills go up. California's big freeze can be a big problem for low- and fixed-income residents. AARP is launching a program called "Operation Energy Save" that calls on Californians to help friends, family and neighbors conserve energy. Christina Clem says the prog

As California's economic troubles grow worse, tens of thousand of children are at risk of losing health coverage. For the first time in ten years, the state-run Healthy Families program for children is considering closing enrollment. The program provides medical, dental and vision care to more than

Sacramento, CA - California's working families are losing their economic "cushion." New numbers from the Census Bureau show that nearly 4.6 million Californians had incomes below the federal poverty line in 2007, showing more families are falling into poverty. Jean Ross with the California Budget

A cross-country road trip to highlight the challenges consumers face with America's healthcare system has arrived on the West Coast. The "Cover America Tour" rolls into the Bay Area today. It's sponsored by Consumers Union, perhaps best known as the publisher of "Consumer Reports" magazine. The tou

San Francisco, CA - Every American deserves quality, affordable health care. That's the message behind a new campaign for national health care reform that begins today in California, and around the nation. The coalition called "Health Care for America Now" includes more than eighty organizations tha

Sacramento, CA - Free help and free money. Those two things may motivate Californians to meet the April 15th tax deadline. This year's national economic stimulus plan means an extra tax rebate for many in the state, but there's also another way to get more money. It's the Earned Income Tax Credit, a

Los Angeles, CA - They say you know it's bad when firemen, police officers and teachers can't afford to live in the communities they serve. Today hundreds of residents and housing advocates will gather outside Los Angeles City Hall to address the city's shortage of affordable housing. The coalitio

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