PNS National Newscast

Audio Activation
"Siri, play the Public News Service (podcast)"
"Hey Google, play the Public News Service podcast"
"Alexa, play Public News Service podcast"
or "Alexa, what's my news flash?" once you set it up in the Alexa app

2020Talks

Audio Activation
"Siri, play the 2020Talks podcast"
"Hey Google, play the 2020Talks podcast"
"Alexa, play Two-Thousand-Twenty Talks podcast"
or "Alexa, what's my news flash?" once you set it up in the Alexa app

Newscasts

PNS Daily Newscast - August 7, 2020 


The State Attorney of NY moves to dissolve the NRA; an update on the potential wave of pandemic evictions.


2020Talks - August 7, 2020 


The Commission on Presidential Debates rejects Trump campaign's request for a fourth debate. Hawaii has a primary tomorrow, but there are only 8 vote service centers.

Public News Service - CO: Hunger/Food/Nutrition

The

DENVER - Homeless rights supporters will gather at the State Capitol on Wednesday to support what they're calling the "Right to Rest Act." House Bill 1191, sponsored by House Rep. Joe Salazar (D-Thornton), would nullify local laws making it illegal to sit or sleep in public spaces. Terese Howard

Hunger Through My Lens, a Colorado-based project that uses photography to spotlight the reality of hunger, has expanded onto the World Wide Web. (Hunger Free Colorado)

DENVER – Hunger Through My Lens, a Colorado-based project that uses photography to spotlight the realities of hunger, has expanded onto the World Wide Web. Bethany Howell, director of communications and engagement for La Puente, a group that assists homeless people and other community members

Allowing local governments to set their own minimum wages is a hurdle supporters are trying once again to get over in the Colorado Legislature this week. (Palto/iStockphoto)

DENVER - A new bill that would allow local governments to set their own minimum wages could face an uphill battle in the Colorado Senate this week. According to a report by the Colorado Center on Law and Policy, an adult with an infant and preschooler in Morgan County would need to make at least $2

Colorado ranks 46th in the nation connecting struggling families with food stamps, leaving more than $680 million in grocery sales on the table annually. (Hunger Free Colorado)

DENVER – People are at their best when they have enough to eat, but one in seven Coloradans still doesn’t know when or where to get a next meal. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps, was created to help struggling families buy groceries.

Winter Break means no access to school meals for many kids in Colorado. (Solovyova/iStockphoto)

DENVER - Kids get a big break from schoolwork when winter holidays arrive, but it's no vacation for parents struggling to pay bills and put food on the table. Nearly 370,000 students across the state qualified for free or reduced-price school breakfast and lunch programs in 2014, said Cate Blackfor

As Coloradans face colder weather and higher utility bills, demand for food pantry assistance increases while supplies decline at the end of harvest season. Credit: Leonie Wise

DENVER – As the days grow shorter and colder weather arrives, food pantry shelves across Colorado start to get pretty bare. Larry Martinez is deputy director of the poverty assistance organization Denver Inner City Parish, which runs a food bank on Wednesdays and Fridays. He says as famili

Colorado's Food Resource Hotline is bracing for an increased volume of calls that typically comes with colder weather. Credit: Hunger Free Colorado

DENVER - It is getting colder and that means reduced hours for many workers just as utility and holiday bills are on the rise. It's also the time of year when many Coloradans find themselves not knowing where they'll get their next meal. Kathy Underhill, executive director with Hunger Free Colorado

The spending bill working its way through Congress could erase modest gains in the fight against poverty, according to a new analysis. Credit: Bodnarchuk/iStockphoto.

DENVER – Poverty in Colorado dropped last year by a single percentage point, but nearly one in six children in the state still lives below the poverty line, according to a new analysis of U.S. census data by the equal pay women's advocacy group 9 to 5 Colorado. Bridget Kaminetsky, the group'

8 of 14 pages   « First  <  6 7 8 9 10 >  Last »