League Of Women Voters, America, Colorado discussed on Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network
It's time to increase benefits for snap the program formerly known as food stamps by 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. Says, the Five G. Network will take at least two years longer blaming covid nineteen frank with the communications, workers of America, says the company's Pre merger pitch was untrue. Just was to me very much a Bayton 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. Hearing in twenty eighteen and predicted the merger would result in a loss of thirty thousand jobs nationwide. I'm Suzanne. Potter is filing. The company, said the COVID. Nineteen crisis makes the imposition of a mandate to create additional jobs, infeasible and unwarranted. The CPU will consider. The proposal expected issue ruling sometime later this year. This is pianists. Report finds five generations of Americans are family caregivers in two thousand twenty. The study from the National Alliance for caregiving and AARP finds the country has added nine point five million caregivers since two, thousand, fifteen or fifty three million total, they fan from the silent generation to generation Z. Ruby Hut pits is the state director of Aarp Oregon caregivers are just the backbone of a system in our country that hardly get the kind of credit that they deserve Hon Pitts says folks are living longer and prefer 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. Z makes up six percent for public news service. I'm Eric Take it off. That survey also finds people spend an average of nearly twenty four hours a week providing care. For now, Minnesota voters using the absentee ballots will not need a witness for the August primaries more not from Mike Moen. Minnesota Law requires people voting by mail to have another registered voter sign as a witness. But several groups contend that requirement should be lifted because of health risks associated with the pandemic. Jonathan Diaz is with the campaign legal center, which is representing the League of Women Voters a lawsuit challenging the statute for voters don't have an eligible witness already in their household, the witness requirement basically forces them to choose between either interacting with somebody outside of their old and exposing themselves to the risk of covid nineteen. Or not going a ruling from a separate lawsuits have the requirements be lifted, and the secretary of State plans to wave at this August because of that decision. However in the League of women, voters case, the judge declined to grant consent decree. That would ease such rules. The judge said the decree didn't match the level of concern raised by the plaintiffs. Filing Mary Sherman Thomas Forecasters continue to predict at the annual harmful. Algal blooms on Lake Erie will be slower than the twenty nine, hundred blue, the latest weekly early season projection from Noah estimates on a scale of one to ten, A. Balloon with a severity between three and five or Johnson is director of the National Center for water. Quality Research at Heidelberg University which releases the projection. She says that's a smaller bloom than others in recent years. Selah going to affect the areas that are affected better. What so that's GonNa be that Mommy Bay area, but we don't expect it. We'll have nearly. The extent is what we saw in two thousand fifteen when it was taking up. The whole Western based. Twenty nine bloom had a severity index of seven point three and reached a maximum size of about seven hundred square miles. The typical bloom season runs from July to October. This is my Clifford for public news service. We are member Melissa supported and online at public service DOT ORG. It's time for a foul territory. Right here on sports overnight. America and SP nation radioed now here's. On Sports byline! Good evening, welcome into another hour of the foul territory. Program Jeffords From Phoenix Arizona and we've got lots. He gets you. Join me in just a bit. Scott's on the other side of the glass. There in San, Francisco. big news on Wednesday would be the return of Major League Baseball starts to feel a little bit more real, little bit, more tangible or more realistic every day. both of us I think we'll tell you. Maybe.