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PNS Daily Newscast - July 6,2020 


Today is the final day to register to vote in Arizona's primary election; the FDA declines to back Trump claim that 99% of coronavirus cases are "harmless."

2020Talks - July 6, 2020 


This year's July 4th had COVID-19, ongoing protests about systemic racism, and a presidential visit to Mt. Rushmore. Plus, Trump signed an order to plan a new statue park.

Public News Service - NH: Civic Engagement

PHOTO: The state House is in recess, but a stark choice faces lawmakers who want to put a plug in the flow of so-called

CONCORD, N.H. - The state House of Representatives is in recess, but members who are trying to curb the flow of so-called "dark money" into the Granite State are pondering some difficult options. Some legislators, such as Rep. Bob Perry, want to put a plug in the flow of outside money. They face a s

PHOTO: Steve Griffin has been guiding civic engagement for AARP New Hampshire in Presidential Primaries since 2007. Tonight, Granite Staters can start making an impact at a non-partisan event at WMUR in Manchester. Credit: Reshma Mehta/AARP

CONCORD, N.H. – Don't look now, but the 100th anniversary of New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation presidential primary is fast approaching – and tonight, Granite State voters can start getting involved. Two years is just around the corner when it comes to presidential politics, according

Photo: Pulitzer Prize-winning author Hedrick Smith will be in the Granite State today (Thursday) talking about

CONCORD, N.H. – If you are feeling as if the whole economy is tilted against you, you are not alone. A Pulitzer Prize-winning author is in the Granite State today with advice for getting the nation back into gear. Hedrick Smith, author of "Who Stole the American Dream," will be in Plymouth

Image provided by Granite State Progress

CONCORD, N.H. - State lawmakers considered a measure on Wednesday to prohibit local communities from participating in a United Nations program. Critics said the debate was full of conspiracy theories and a waste of legislators' time. Zandra Rice-Hawkins, executive director of Granite State Progres

PHOTO: The New Hampshire Senior Leadership Program is now taking applications for the 2013 class. Courtesy of AARP-New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. – The search is on today (Friday) for older adults, caregivers, family members and friends who care about aging issues and who want to become more involved and really make difference. It's called the New Hampshire Senior Leadership Program, and Doug McNutt, advocacy director fo

PHOTO:The joint report,

CONCORD, N.H. - Concerned citizens, lawmakers and New Hampshire advocacy groups have released a new report that focuses on big-business efforts to influence new laws in the state. The corporate lobbying group ALEC – the American Legislative Exchange Council – has been throwing its weigh

PHOTO: The gubernatorial race in New Hampshire heats up around Medicare issues.

MANCHESTER, N. H. – Thursday's New Hampshire gubernatorial debate drew protests in Manchester as local seniors turned out to show their support for Medicare and to denounce proposals to shift that care to a block grant or voucher system. Steve Morgan, a retired senior from Amherst, joined the

GRAPHIC: Granite State Progress Legislator Report Cards website helps New Hampshire voters to bone-up on candidates and issues.

CONCORD, N.H. - Just one month and three debates to go before Election Day, there is an easy new way for New Hampshire voters to bone up on candidates and issues, from the state budget to the fate of Big Bird. Zandra Rice Hawkins, executive director of Granite State Progress, says the group's State

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