Public News Service - Social Issues

Nashville, TN - The effort to enact a federal job-guarantee policy is gaining momentum politically, as more groups, legislators and individuals call ...Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio — While no one is guaranteed a long and healthy life, where a person resides in Ohio could be one determining factor. According ...Read More
INDIANAPOLIS — Hunger-fighting groups say they're disappointed the head of the U.S. Department of Agriculture used an Indiana visit to tout ...Read More
MINNEAPOLIS — A recent study found more U.S. teens are identifying as transgender or gender nonconforming. Health-care providers are taking ...Read More
LAS VEGAS – Truancy rates are high and graduation rates are low – especially for Nevada's 4,200 children in foster care – and child ...Read More
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. — A Douglas County High School is using a refrigerated freight container converted into a hydroponic farm as an ...Read More
PORTLAND, Ore. – AARP is holding a summit Monday to explore how to make cities great places for people of all ages to live. The Age-Friendly ...Read More
ROSEVILLE, Minn. -- Census figures show several Twin Cities suburbs have seen double-digit increases in their immigrant and refugee populations in ...Read More
ST. PAUL, Minn. – As the academic year nears the halfway point, some communities in Minnesota are still struggling to make sure kids are ...Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. – A change to federal requirements for participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or 'SNAP' bars states from ...Read More
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