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PNS Daily Newscast - January 24, 2020 


The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump continues; and KY lawmakers press ahead on requiring photo IDs for voters.

2020Talks - January 24, 2020 


Businessman Tom Steyer and former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the two billionaires in the Democratic primary, have spent far more than the rest of the Democratic hopefuls combined. But Steyer also uses grassroots tactics. What do other candidates and voters think about the influence of money in elections?

Public News Service - CO: Livable Wages/Working Families

Denver, CO - Coloradans are being invited to indulge in a little bit of "healthy conversation." Workshops are scheduled around the state in coming weeks for residents to share their experiences with health care affordability. Elisabeth Arenales with the Colorado Center on Law and Policy says one goa

Denver, CO - Helping rural entrepreneurs is one of the objectives of the many-faceted U.S. Farm Bill. Funding for loans, training and first-time farmers and ranchers survived the Congressional debate about the Farm Bill - and now, programs are in place to assist small businesses in rural Colorado, f

Denver - High utility bills aren't just a winter problem in Colorado. All year long, they can leave many working families in a budget bind. At a national conference on energy affordability and efficiency under way in Denver this week, participants are seeking solutions to the energy crisis. David F

Denver, CO - Colorado is leading the way, but it's not something to be proud of. The 2008 "Kids Count in Colorado" report is out, and it finds the Centennial State had a 73-percent increase in the number of children living in poverty from 2000 to 2006. Alex Medler with the Colorado Children's Camp

Denver, CO - "How's your healthcare coverage?" In terms of small talk in Colorado, that's what you may be more likely to hear these days in lieu of, "How's the weather?" During this election year, a new survey from AARP finds a wide range of Colorado voters concerned about healthcare affordability

Denver, CO - How about some human rights and a living wage with that burrito? Supporters of Florida farmworkers who pick tomatoes for an annual wage that is well below the poverty line marched on the headquarters of Chipotle on Wednesday, demanding that the restaurant chain commit to working for bet

Denver, CO – The Children's Defense Fund says that in Colorado more than half the people who qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit pay to have their tax forms filed, even though free tax help is available. Another 19 percent get high-interest "refund anticipation" loans, according to a new

Denver, CO - They say it could be like a good, strong cup of coffee for Colorado's economy. With all the talk in Washington, D.C., about ways to stimulate the slumping national economy, proponents of an earned income tax credit (EITC) at the state level say it could provide a much-needed boost for m

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