Public News Service - Social Issues

HAMPTON, Va. – Events marking the 400th anniversary of the birth of slavery in the United States will take place in Hampton this weekend ...Read More
PORTLAND, Ore. – Philanthropic groups are partnering with the state of Oregon to ensure hard-to-count areas are included in the 2020 census ...Read More
SEATTLE — More than a year after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling some thought would deal a major blow to unions, the organizations show no signs of ...Read More
ST. PAUL, Minn. — A judicial watchdog group says Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has created an "assembly line" for approving ...Read More
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The mandatory display of the motto "In God We Trust" will greet South Dakota students when they return to public schools on ...Read More
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — As talk of federal gun-control legislation continues in the weeks following mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton ...Read More
SANTA FE, N.M. – Earlier this year, New Mexico authorized state agencies to regulate the hemp industry, and now it appears poised to tackle the ...Read More
RALSTON, Neb. – Children's advocates are hoping Nebraskans will weigh in on a proposal by the Trump administration that could kick more than 3 ...Read More
SEATTLE – A new analysis finds pay to CEOs is ballooning while average wages for workers remain stagnant. The Economic Policy Institute ...Read More
RALEIGH, N.C. — Trepidation is rising in North Carolina's Asian-American community amid recent changes to federal immigration law slated to go ...Read More
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