Reporter Roundup for August 24

Unemployment Aid, RNC | August 24

On the August 24 edition of the Reporter Roundup, KPCC reporters On the August 24 edition of the Reporter Roundup, KPCC reporters discuss federal subsidies to unemployment aid, the kickoff to the RNC and cracks in LADWP’s system. 

The end of federal subsidies was devastating to the millions of people who have been dependent on unemployment benefits during the coronavirus pandemic. David Wagner has the latest on this critical $600 payment.  

The Republican National Convention begins tonight. Libby Denkmann has more on the key roles of some Californians. 

A water main broke near UCLA this weekend. Sharon McNary explains how this rupture resurfaces overdue improvements needed in the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s system. 

Featured Reporters: 
David Wagner @radiowagner
Sharon McNary @KPCCsharon
Libby Denkmann @libdenk
Emily Guerin @guerinemily
Suzanne Levy @suzlevy

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