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Educators preserve, shape future with 'ALT NEW COLLEGE'; NY appeals court denies delay for Trump civil fraud trial; Michigan coalition gets cash influx to improve childcare.

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A House Committee begins its first hearing in the Biden impeachment inquiry, members of Congress talk about the looming budget deadline and energy officials testify about the Maui wildfires.

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A small fire department in rural Indiana is determined not to fail new moms and babies, the growing election denial movement has caused voting districts to change procedures and autumn promises spectacular scenery along America's rural byways.

Suzanne Potter


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


Latest Work

Encuesta: universitarios hispanos de Texas se sienten más discriminados

En una nueva encuesta, alrededor de una cuarta parte de los estudiantes hispanos que cursan programas de educación y formación post-…

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Poll: TX Hispanic college students feeling more discrimination

In a new poll, about a quarter of Hispanic students in post-high school education and training programs report feeling discriminated against…

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Deadline nears in CA, U.S., for climate proposals under 'green bank' initiative

Cities and nonprofits are racing to finish their applications for the $27 billion Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund - the deadline is October 12…

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Progresistas califican de 'arriesgada' la presión para cambiar la Constitución

Los grupos progresistas se están pronunciando en contra de la idea de una convención constitucional. Advierten de que podría …

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Progressives call push to change Constitution 'risky'

Progressive groups are speaking out against the idea of a constitutional convention, warning it could be used to impose conservative policies on …

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CA Paradise Fire survivors help in Maui recovery

A California group formed after the firestorm that leveled the town of Paradise is stepping up to help Maui recover from its own disaster last month…

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CA Defensores piden intervención en caso de ayuda médica al morir y solicitan desestimación

La ley de ayuda médica al morir de California vuelve a los tribunales. Tres pacientes con discapacidad y dos médicos están pidiendo …

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Advocates ask to intervene in CA medical aid-in-dying case, request dismissal

California's medical aid-in-dying law is back in court. Three patients with disabilities and two doctors are asking to intervene in a lawsuit …

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Consumer health advocates urge governor to sign bill package

Health care advocates are urging Gov. Gavin Newsom to sign four bills aiming to lower medical bills, improve transparency, and make health care more …

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Ms. Magazine looks back on its first 50 years

This week, feminism passes a milestone of sorts as the iconic publication, Ms. Magazine, looks back on its first fifty years. A new book has just …

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