Thursday, August 18, 2022

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A new bill would put term limits on Supreme Court justices, Michigan workers win a minimum wage increase, and the CDC announces an operational overhaul.

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Former NYC mayor Rudy Giuliani testifies before a Georgia grand jury, Liz Cheney says she's considering a run for president in 2024, and a Wis. Democratic challenger leads the race for Ron Johnson's Senate seat.

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More women enter politics in the wake of the Supreme Court's ruling on Roe v. Wade, one owner of a small town Texas newspaper fights to keep local news alive, and millions of mental health dollars could help reduce the suicide rate among farmers and ranchers.

Suzanne Potter

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Suzanne Potter is a journalist with 30 years of experience as a reporter for TV, radio and print news. She spent 15 years as a local TV news reporter in Palm Springs, CA and Providence, RI. She earned a B.A. in Mass Communications from UC Berkeley and spent a year at the Sorbonne in Paris. She lives in Palm Desert, CA, is married with four children and is a longtime leader with the Boy Scouts of America.


Honors and Awards: RTNDF/RIAS Berlin German-American Journalist exchange program participant, 1998 National Press Foundation Fellowship on Health Care reporting attendee, Washington D.C. New Economy Coalition Fellow, 2018

Professional Memberships: Farmworkers, low-income communities, women, consumers

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, French

Topic Expertise: Consumer finance, environment, education, public policy, healthcare, rural, agriculture

Local Expertise: California, Nevada, Arizona, Wyoming, Montana, Michigan, Idaho, Washington, Missouri, Florida, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Maine, Connecticut

Location: Palm Desert, CA

Demographic Expertise: Farmworkers, low-income communities, women, consumers

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CA Ranks 33rd in Child Well-Being

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NV Makes Gains But Remains Near Bottom on Kids’ Well-Being

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