Lawmakers Strike Bipartisan Agreement, Avoiding Economic Catastrophe
A bipartisan agreement in the House of Representatives to raise the debt ceiling for two years is seen as a triumph for Democrats and moderate Republicans. The compromise, criticized by progressive Democrats and radical Republicans, freezes public spending levels, expands requirements for social programs, and will use unspent funds earmarked to address the pandemic, among others.
Pioneering Colorado Law Allows Farmers to Repair their Machinery
The state of Colorado has just passed a pioneering law that will allow farmers to repair their farm machinery without having to rely on parts and service from the companies that sold them.
FRIDAY, JUNE 2 PROGRAM # 10025 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Two days before heated gubernatorial elections in the State of Mexico and Coahuila, thousands of Mexicans living abroad are in their last hours to vote. They can still cast their vote online, and, for the first time, emigre voters can cast their ballots in person in some Mexican consulates, including […]
Uncertainty for Online Asylum Seekers on the Border
Three weeks after U.S. asylum laws changed, hundreds of migrants from Latin America and other regions are seeking to obtain an asylum interview appointment through an online application promoted by U.S. immigration authorities.
What the End of Covid Emergency Means. Long COVID: Common Symptoms. Pride Month and Backlash.
THURSDAY, JUNE 1 PROGRAM # 10024 12:00 PM PT What the End of Covid Emergency Means. After the end of the emergency declaration for Covid-19, what will happen with Latinos and other communities that are among the hardest hit by COVID? And since so few have received the updated booster dose of the Covid-19 Vaccine, […]
Extra Edition: Rent Control, Air Pollution.
THURSDAY, JUNE 1 PROGRAM # 10023 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Rent Control, Air Pollution. As rents in Fresno continue to climb, many young people and their families are facing instability and housing insecurity. Local community groups are putting pressure on the city government to work on rent control and tenant protections. They are also […]
(Español) Enjuiciado e inhabilitado en sus funciones el Procurador General de Texas Ken Paxton
(Español) Oficialmente Paxton ha sido Impeached, o enjuiciado políticamente y bajo riesgo de quedar permanentemente inhabilitado en sus funciones públicas. “Cinco miembros republicanos y cuatro demócratas van a ser los que van a demandarlo a través de las leyes, similar a como lo hizo la cámara baja con Trump”.
(Español) Trump y DeSantis: Republicanos apuntan de nuevo sus cañones contra los migrantes
(Español) “El ataque frontal de los republicanos no es únicamente en contra de los indocumentados, sino contra la migración y contra el Estados Unidos incluyente y compasivo en que se estaba convirtiendo esta nación incluso antes de la lucha por los derechos civiles en el siglo pasado.
Debt Ceiling Crisis. Also, Republican Presidential Race: First Salvos.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 31 PROGRAM # 10022 12:00 PM PT Debt Ceiling Crisis. If Congress can’t reach a deal on the debt ceiling by today, the government risks failing to pay its bills. House Republican leaders and President Biden are negotiating a deal with social spending cuts and tax cuts on the table. What would happen […]
Newsom and Democratic Lawmakers at Odds Over Billions in Health Care Funds
Gov. Gavin Newsom is getting pressure from his political allies to begin spending money on health care that the state raised by fining Californians who go without health insurance. But Newsom says the state can’t afford to.