Public News Service - Social Issues

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Where you live in Kentucky might determine whether you stay in jail before trial because you can't afford the cash bail ...Read More
SALEM, Ore. – The Oregon Senate could help the state join seven other states with paid family and medical leave laws. The paid leave bill ...Read More
LANSING, Mich. – A growing movement in Michigan and around the world is working to ensure communities are able to serve the needs of people of ...Read More
DENVER – Colorado's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents face unfair and avoidable challenges when it comes to financial stability ...Read More
HARTFORD, Conn. – A conservative religious law firm has filed a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Education on behalf of three ...Read More
BALTIMORE – Maryland needs to overhaul its child-support system, according to a new report by the Abell Foundation. The report says the ...Read More
HARRISBURG, Pa. – An amendment to the state Constitution promoted as enshrining the rights of crime victims may be on the Pennsylvania ballot ...Read More
PORTLAND, Ore. – One in five Oregon children is food insecure, and that insecurity skyrockets during the summer without access to nutritious ...Read More
BOISE, Idaho – The drive to get signatures for a ballot initiative to raise the minimum wage in Idaho is ramping up. The group Idahoans for a ...Read More
CHARLESTON, W. Va. – The West Virginia Legislature is moving forward with state-level opportunity zone tax breaks for businesses in spite of ...Read More
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