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.

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Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, French

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

Local Expertise: California public policy

Demographic Expertise: Farmworkers, low-income communities

Recent Work:
Advocates Seek Funding for CA Parent and Youth Helpline
Bills Would Allow Driver’s License, ID Cards for the Undocumented
Hearing Today in NV Senate on Bill to Ban Ghost Guns
Lawmakers Consider Food Assistance for Undocumented Californians
Consumer, Business Groups Push CA to Drive Down Health-Care Costs
Nevada Makes Progress on Doctor Shortage
A Call for Action as Grocery Stores Leave Hard-Hit Neighborhoods
MI Groups Press Congress to Pass Tougher Methane Rules
Bill Introduced to Protect More Than 1 Million Acres of CA Public Land
New Training on LGBTQ+ Inclusivity for Homelessness Programs