Public News Service - Social Issues

Portland, OR - We're in the peak season for giving, and Oregon legal experts say, if some of those gifts are going to charity, you may want to take ...Read More
Lacey, WA – About 8,400 people in Washington were convicted last year of drug-related felonies, but only the federal sentences will get a ...Read More
Richmond, VA – Salaries are "slip-sliding away" from the Virginia public school teachers who are earning them. A new report by the National ...Read More
Mineola, NY - Voters on New York's Long Island are turning out Tuesday in special elections on local services such as fire protection, water and ...Read More
East Lansing, MI – Pay for public school teachers in Michigan isn't keeping up with inflation, and teachers are voting with their feet ...Read More
Boise, ID – Public education in Idaho is losing ground financially even as class sizes grow, according to a new report from the National ...Read More
Missoula, MT – The cost of living in Montana is shooting up at double the rate of pay increases. Unemployment in the state is edging up ...Read More
Richmond, VA – With the peak of the holiday season approaching, thousands of Virginians are going to food banks to make ends meet, and the ...Read More
New York – Liberal and conservative organizations agree Monday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling on sentencing for drug crimes could be of great ...Read More
Portland, OR – A leading civil rights organization says in a new report that racial discrimination is not a thing of the past in Oregon or ...Read More
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