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PNS Daily Newscast - July 2, 2020 


The White House says no response is planned to reported Russian bounties on U.S. troops; House Democrats unveil an ambitious plan to curb climate change.

2020Talks - July 1, 2020 


Colorado, Utah and Oklahoma all finished up their elections Tuesday, and Medicaid expansion in OK appears to have passed. And, a Supreme Court ruling could open the door for more public money to religious institutions.

Public News Service - NY: Immigrant

New York, NY — Wall Street's financial meltdown could push Latino voter turnout to a new record high, according to voters' rights advocates working with New York's Latino populations. More than nine million Latinos are expected to vote in November, an increase of 20 percent. A new national re

New York, NY - Some New York delegates to the Democratic National Convention believe the demographic pendulum has swung - and the new "swing vote" will come from Latinos. If Barack Obama expects to become president in November, these voters say, they agree with New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson -

New York, NY — As the nation's immigration debate drags on unresolved, the immigrants in its midst say they are being threatened, discriminated against and sometimes killed. A group of New Yorkers is sharing their stories at this year's major political conventions. This week, they're in Denver

New York, NY — Lawyers say they plan to appeal Thursday’s ruling that effectively denies tens of thousands of immigrants the right to vote in the upcoming presidential election, as a consequence of a big backlog in citizenship applications. U.S. District Court Judge Lawrence McKenna dism

New York — Legislation that would have required 17,000 licensed Suffolk contractors to use the federal E-Verify immigration database to check the status of new workers has been withdrawn by its sponsor. Suffolk County Democrat Jon Cooper says there are too many problems with the plan. Cooper,

New York, NY — Published reports say 62 immigrants have died after being placed in "administrative detention" in the United States in the last four years. Tonight, 30 cities hold "A Night of a Thousand Conversations," simultaneous events organized to raise awareness of detention policies and p

Brentwood, NY - Only weeks after a court threw out one plan for verifying the legal status of workers, Suffolk County lawmakers are set to vote on a new one. The resolution would require about 1,000 contractors who do business with the county to verify the legal citizenship records of all newly-hire

Long Island, NY - The Suffolk County Legislature has passed what some say is the nation's most stringent anti-immigrant labor law. The bill requires contractors to verify the immigration status of their employees or lose their licenses. Milan Bhatt with the New York Immigration Coalition believes Su

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