Public News Service - Social Issues

Phoenix, AZ – The idea sounds simple: Consolidate several small school districts to save money on overhead. However, some say it could result ...Read More
Lansing, MI – The report card is in on how to address Michigan's 15 percent high-school dropout rate. The Michigan Education Association and ...Read More
Portland, OR - Voting could be viewed as a challenge in Oregon this year, with 12 ballot measures in addition to the state and presidential races ...Read More
This weekend, religious congregations around California are uniting to draw attention to the needs of the state's 1.7 million poor children, ...Read More
Albuquerque, NM - Feeding children in New Mexico could be an easy way to stimulate the slumping economy. A new report from New Mexico Voices for ...Read More
St. Paul, MN – Some Minnesota families face tough financial choices as they try to sort out what they can, and cannot, do without. One of their ...Read More
Fairfax, VA - Virginia's Prince William County has been among those areas worst hit nationally by the foreclosure crisis, with Latinos in the area ...Read More
Phoenix, AZ – Sagging ceilings, cracked walls, and shifting floors sound like a scene from a Halloween haunted house, but they're part of a ...Read More
Charleston, WV - About 250,000 West Virginians have no health insurance coverage - and they're no doubt listening carefully for details about ...Read More
St. Louis, MO – They're young and they're underpaid. A new analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data shows that, after adjusting for inflation ...Read More
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