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To increase benefits for snap the program formerly known as food stamps, fifteen percent, as was done during the most recent recession, which saw some forty thousand Colorado, children fall into poverty Colorado could also see a half. Million New People Enroll in Medicaid this year because of the loss of employer-based coverage. I'm Eric Gladys. And this story may have got lost in the sauce, but t mobile merged with sprint a few months ago. It's already begging off of some of its promises, and that raises alarms with workers advocates when the California Public Utilities Commission approved the merger in mid April. T mobile promised to create a thousand jobs in California and roll out a five G. Network in four years now it's laying people off and says the five G. Network will take at least two years longer blaming. Blaming covid nineteen Frank Arce with the communications workers of America says the company's Pre merger pitch was untrue. It just was to me very much a bait and switch you. Let us merge. We're going to bring so many jobs to California especially in those neighborhoods where it's really needed the union, which does not represent T. mobile sprint workers opposed the merger at the CPU, see hearing in twenty eighteen and predicted the merger would result in a loss of thirty thousand jobs nationwide. I'M SUZANNE POTTER IT IS FILING The company, said the COVID nineteen crisis makes the imposition of a mandate to create additional jobs, infeasible and unwarranted. The. CPU SEE will consider. The proposal expected to issue a ruling sometime later this year. This is pianists. A new report finds five generations of Americans are family caregivers in twenty twenty, the study from the National Alliance for caregiving, AARP finds the country has added nine point five million caregivers since two, thousand, fifteen or fifty, three million in total, these fan from the silent generation to generation Z., Ruby Hutton pits is the state director of Aarp Oregon. Caregivers are just the backbone of a system in our country that hardly get the. The kind of credit that they deserve hunt Pitts. Says folks are living longer and prefer aging in their homes, surrounded by family, members, friends and neighbors. The report finds an increase in the number of caregiving. Young People millennials makeup, twenty three percent of caregivers and generation. Z. Makes up six percent for public news service Eric tagged off. That survey also finds people spend an average of nearly twenty four a week providing care. For now Minnesota voters, using the absentee ballots will not need a witness for the August primaries more nat from Mike Moen Minnesota Law requires people voting by mail to have another registered voters sign as a witness, but several groups contend that requirement should be lifted because of health risks associated with the pandemic. Jonathan D as is with the campaign legal center, which is representing the League of Women Voters in a lawsuit, challenging the statute for voter feet. Don't have an eligible witness already in their household, the winners requirement basically forces them to choose between either interacting with somebody.