Public News Service - Social Issues

SALEM, Ore. – School boards across Oregon are urging lawmakers to invest more in education. From Hermiston to Klamath Falls to Tillamook ...Read More
HAVRE, Mont. – Two women who were detained by U.S. Customs and Border Protection after an agent overheard them speaking Spanish are suing the ...Read More
DES MOINES, Iowa – A 30-day public comment period is underway in Iowa to find out how Democratic voters feel about using "virtual" caucuses in ...Read More
SANTA FE, N.M. – New Mexico could become the 12th state to get behind the National Popular Vote idea if approved by the state Senate and signed ...Read More
BISMARCK, N.D. – Critics are concerned a measure in the North Dakota Legislature could block attempts to expose abuse of protesters by law ...Read More
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – As more than 150,000 people gather in Charlotte for the NBA All-Star Game, organizers of a different but related event want ...Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Hundreds of Kentucky youths descended on Frankfort on Wednesday to talk to lawmakers about the importance of policies that ...Read More
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Having the wool pulled over your eyes by someone you love is one thing, but imagine unknowingly becoming an accomplice to ...Read More
BOISE, Idaho – Critics of computer algorithms that predict someone's risk of committing a crime say they're tinged with racial bias. A ...Read More
RENO, Nev. – Just before Valentine's Day, supporters of indigenous women's rights rallied in Reno to bring attention to the problem of violence ...Read More
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