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Economists say coronavirus disaster declarations may be the quickest path to reopening; militia groups use virus, Independence Day to recruit followers.

2020Talks - July 3, 2020 


Trump visits South Dakota's Black Hills, Mt. Rushmore today; nearby tribal leaders object, citing concerns over COVID-19 and a fireworks display. Plus, voter registration numbers are down from this time in 2016.

Public News Service - NY: Immigrant

NEW YORK – With unemployment among African-Americans reported to be rising four times faster than that of whites in New York, some advocates say federal stimulus dollars can and should be aimed at reducing African-American unemployment. Emmaia Gelman, director of green policy at the Center f

ALBANY, N.Y. - A nationwide organization of law enforcement professionals is calling on Senate Finance Committee members, including Sen. Charles Schumer of New York, to expand early childhood home nurse visitation programs. Their goal is to help prevent child abuse and neglect, which often lead to

New York, NY - If you don't speak English, federal law requries that you receive the assistance of an interpreter, free of charge, when you're in a civil courtroom. However, a study of the 35 states with the highest immigrant populations by the New York University School of Law, says that is not the

ALBANY, N.Y. - Billions of dollars hang in the balance as New York State Senate Republicans and Democrats battle it out. The money comes from federal stimulus funding that requires action by New York lawmakers to get the cash flowing. Senators obeyed a court order and showed up in Albany Wednesday,

New York, NY — With Congress looking at health care reform, a new study finds that one of three immigrants in New York is living without medical insurance coverage, and it says a big reason for that is that private insurance companies aren't doing all they could to reach out to those communiti

Albany, NY — With control of the state Senate in question, action on key issues such as worker rights, tenant rights, and control of city schools hangs in the balance. Passage of these measures could depend on which party ends up in control next week and how much longer the leadership fight dr

Albany, NY — Advocates who want to reform the Mayor's powers over New York City schools say parents need a greater say in the decision-making process. Just weeks remain for lawmakers in Albany to agree on what changes, if any, should be made to mayoral control. State Senator Kevin Parker is

New York, NY — This week, TV goes digital, and despite those coupons from congress it appears the transition will come at a cost for many viewers. Television can be a lifeline for news and emergency information, especially for seniors, immigrants, people with disabilities and low-income famili

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