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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: Civil Rights

Denver, CO - A bill that would outlaw discrimination based on sexual orientation in certain circumstances in Colorado won't be short-changed. SB200 became a point of contention in the Senate after one lawmaker proposed an amendment to expand protections to "short people," arguing that Coloradans are

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 – Opponents of the Amendment 31 ballot proposal say it would be a real "negative" for affirmative action. Rosemary Harris, of the group Colorado Unity, says supporters of the amendment are using misinformation tactics, starting with naming the proposal the "Civil Rights Initiative."

Denver, CO – The GLBTQ (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer) community believes Colorado has come a long way from being branded the 'Hate State' for passing an anti-gay amendment in the 1990s. "Amendment 2" was eventually overturned in the courts. As Colorado's first openly gay Sta

Greeley, CO - It was one year ago this week that federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents staged a major raid of meatpacking plants across the country, including one in Colorado. Immigrant rights groups are remembering the event, in Greeley and elsewhere, by calling for a new immigration

Denver, CO – The Colorado Supreme Court has approved the inclusion of a measure to ban affirmative action on the state's 2008 ballot, even though a broad coalition of groups is challenging the bill as unconstitutional. Rosemary Harris with the organization Colorado Unity says the use of phrase

The wallets of working families in several states will be a tad thicker this week. Voters around the country voted to raise the minimum wage for the first time in years. Here in Colorado, workers got a $1.70 bump to $6.85 per hour starting January 1. Bill Vandenberg with the Colorado Progressive C

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