Saturday, January 22, 2022

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Despite a failed attempt in the U.S. Senate, more than 200 business owners call for federal reforms to strengthen election laws, and the U.S. Supreme Court deals another blow to abortion providers.

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President Biden gets cheers and jeers as he marks his first year in the White House, the Jan. 6 committee wants to hear from Ivanka Trump, and the Supreme Court rejects another challenge to the Texas abortion law.

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Expanded broadband akin to electrification in rural America 80 years ago; small Wyoming grocery store survives monopolization; revitalized Kansas town gets national recognition; and Montana's Native communities look for voter suppression work-arounds.

Laura Rosbrow-Telem

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Laura is a radio and print journalist with pieces on Radiolab, Foreign Policy, the Atlantic, the Jerusalem Post, Business Insider, the Next Web, Mic, and Geektime, as well as WSKG and NPR. She is currently a co-host of PNS' politics newscast 2021 Talks.


Honors and Awards: New York State Broadcasters Association (NYSBA) Award for Outstanding Public Affairs Program or Series (2019)

Languages Spoken: English, Hebrew.

Topic Expertise: Health and science, national politics, social issues, mental health, international reporting.

Local Expertise: Based in Berkeley, CA. I used to cover the Northeast/New England.

Location: Berkeley, CA

Demographic Expertise: Israel/the Middle East.

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Special YES!/PNS Report - George Floyd Anniversary & Reimagining Public Safety

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MA Company Analyzes Wastewater for Early COVID Detection

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50-Plus Voters' Issues in Focus as AARP Interviews Biden, Trump

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Voting Experts’ Recommendations for a Smooth Election Night

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How Maine's Ranked-Choice Voting Could Impact Election

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