Public News Service - Social Issues

HELENA, Mont. -- An accurate census count is most important to rural states, such as Montana, and poorer states, according to a new study. States ...Read More
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- This spring, census workers will be knocking on doors as the 2020 nationwide count rolls out. But many of these jobs still need ...Read More
SEATTLE -- While a bill to legalize home kitchens for businesses has died in the Washington state Legislature, supporters believe the effort helped ...Read More
HARRISBURG, Pa. - Civil liberties advocates say Philadelphia courts aren't following the rules for the use of cash bail, which is keeping people in ...Read More
SALEM, Ore. - Part-time college professors are struggling to afford health care. A bill in the Oregon Legislature would change that. Adjunct ...Read More
DES MOINES, Iowa - Landlords of larger apartment complexes in Iowa would have to disclose monthly utility costs to potential renters, in a bill now ...Read More
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Elected officials and social-service groups are pledging to make affordable housing a priority in the Twin Cities. But one agency ...Read More
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- The Washington state Legislature is looking into the issue of independent medical exams that people have to undergo when they're ...Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- With Valentine's Day landing on a Friday, some people might be more interested in getting their paycheck than receiving flowers or ...Read More
LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Early voting in the Nevada Democratic presidential caucus starts tomorrow, but there's still uncertainty about how successfully ...Read More
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