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 - WA: Livable Wages/Working Families

Seattle, WA – For many Washington parents, affordable childcare would be the perfect holiday gift. It's also one of the hardest to find, however. Parents of 175,000 Washington children manage to fit day care into their budgets -- and for some, it's a real stretch. A national survey by state ra

Seattle, WA – Washington State is allowing more working families to sign up for low-cost medical and dental insurance for their children, by raising the income limits for the state's "Apple Health for Kids" program. Beginning today, the program will include families with incomes up to 300 perc

Tacoma, WA – Young families are feeling added pressure from inflation because the amount they pay for childcare is rising even faster than other expenses. In a new national survey of childcare costs, average prices in Washington State are the third most expensive for babies, and fourth most ex

Seattle, WA – Many Washington families haven't had enough recovery time since the last recession to rally, or even to brace for another downturn. That's one finding from a new "State of Working Washington" report, whose research compares today with other boom-and-bust cycles in the economy.

Seattle, WA – Just over ten percent of Washingtonians are considered "poor" by federal government standards, according to new figures compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau for 2007. Currently, poverty means a monthly income of less than $900 a month for singles, and less than $1800 for a family o

Tacoma, WA – There's nothing like on-the-job experience. At least that's how Governor Chris Gregoire sees it; she spent a day walking in the shoes of Tacoma home care worker Rosa Vadillo. Gov. Gregoire says she came away from the experience with a better understanding of the struggle that tens

Seattle, WA – Health insurance costs in Washington have risen by about one-third for businesses in the past three years - but for small businesses, the price hike has been 91 percent over that time period. In a new survey of 400 Washington companies by AARP Washington, owners said they're trim

Wenatchee, WA – Members of a major teachers' union, AFT Washington, are converging on Wenatchee today for their annual conference, and they have politics and money on their minds. Members will make political endorsements and tackle what they see as their most persistent problems: lack of state

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