Reporter Roundup for June 29

Reporter Roundup: Racism as a Public Health Issue

On the June 29 edition of the Reporter Roundup, KPCC reporters gather to discuss racism as a public health issue, L.A. County budget cuts and COVID-19 related illnesses.

Austin Cross reports on how racism can be perceived as a public health issue, affecting everything from education to employment. 

The L.A. County Supervisors passed a revised budget with major cuts due to the pandemic. Libby Denkmann has the details. 

Jackie Fortier has been looking at how L.A. County officials may handle the demands brought about by new COVID-19 related illnesses. 

Featured reporters:

Jackie Fortiér @JackieFortier

Mike Roe @MikeRoe

Emily Guerin @guerinemily

Robert Garrova @robertgarrova

Mike Kessler @mikeskessler


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