Public News Service - Social Issues

Concord, NH - Senators and members of some labor groups are convinced the New Hampshire House has taken a big step backward in the debate about state ...Read More
Long Island, NY - The Suffolk County Legislature has passed what some say is the nation's most stringent anti-immigrant labor law. The bill requires ...Read More
Richmond, VA - Advocates of immigrants' rights say last week's raid on a federal courthouse construction site in Richmond illustrates what's wrong ...Read More
St. Paul, MN – Minnesota kids are losing ground against poverty. That's the conclusion of a new report, the Kids Count Data Book, and Andi ...Read More
Lakewood, WA - The leadership of a large Washington community college district is on the line today in Pierce County, whose seat is at Tacoma ...Read More
Harrisburg, PA – Plans for so-called "high stakes" testing to determine high school graduation in Pennsylvania aren't making the grade with ...Read More
St. Paul, MN – The long-awaited national farm bill is scheduled for a final vote in Congress today. The $300 billion measure covers a lot of ...Read More
Des Moines IA – Aftereffects continue to be felt from this week's immigration raid at the Agriprocessors packing plant in Postville, the ...Read More
New York, NY - Border Patrol agents are now conducting ID checks aboard Greyhound buses and Amtrak trains, and there are charges that some New ...Read More
Denver, CO - 2008 has been a year of great ideas, but not enough money to pay for them. That's the summary of this year's Colorado legislative ...Read More
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