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 - CO: Civic Engagement

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DENVER - As voters watch the Republican National Convention this week in Tampa, Florida, some Coloradans are criticizing voter-verification efforts by Colorado's Republican Secretary of State Scott Gessler. Gessler is using the Homeland Security database to see if some 4,000 Coloradans are eligible

DENVER – It was 92 years ago Sunday (August 26) that the 19th Amendment passed, giving women in the United States the right to vote. But some worry that women still don't have full economic or political equality. Bridget Kaminetsky, membership and campaigns coordinator for the Colorado chapte

Chart of Colorado 50+ Voters' Financial Worries. Courtesy Hart Research/GS Strategy for AARP.

DENVER - The economic downturn of the past few years is causing stresses for an unusual group of Coloradans. A new survey from AARP finds that baby boomers and retirees are worried about their financial future. The major driver of the anxiety? Concerns about retirement. About three-quarters of 50-pl

GRAPHIC: Latino voters poll.

DENVER - Colorado's Latino voters, like many other Americans, think the economy is the top concern facing the nation, according to results of a new poll. The survey, carried out by Latino Decisions and America's Voice, found half of the Latino voters surveyed in Colorado cite the economy and jobs as


LONGMONT, Colo. - Grassroots organizations in Colorado are fighting the use of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in residential areas. They're hoping to pass regulations on fracking in order to protect the air, water and land in their towns. The groups' efforts include a rally at a school near a p

DENVER - Expect some experimentation in Colorado - the result of a bill passed by the state Legislature which offers a creative way for the state to pay for senior services as part of the Older Coloradans Act. The bill allows those age 65 and older to give up their homestead exemption and reallocat

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DENVER - Today is May Day, and Occupy Denver is planning a series of events to reclaim the day for a workers' movement in the U.S., and calling for a general strike today. One of the organizers of today's rally, Rashan Bliss, says May Day began in 19th-century Chicago as a day to celebrate labor u

DENVER - The U.S. House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources will be in Denver this Wednesday, holding a field hearing on proposed federal regulations for hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. The testimony is by invitation only, and it's expected to explore the economic impact of the Interior

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