Public News Service - Social Issues

West Virginians are used to hearing labor organizations talk about fair pay, fair benefits and fair treatment at work --things that affect working ...Read More
New Hampshire is doing what 20 other states are doing - taking a hard look at the costs Iraq war in terms of lives, and money. There's a hearing ...Read More
A number of health, consumer and children's groups have joined forces to raise public awareness about the importance of a new car booster seat law ...Read More
Over 50,000 Iowa children go without health insurance, but Congress is considering a bill that would expand the State Children's Health Insurance ...Read More
Domestic violence leads to an estimated 18 deaths every year in Oregon, and about one in six Oregon women have been sexually assaulted. Advocates ...Read More
It's not the kind of numbers you hear a lot about in the often-heated debate over immigration, but a new study finds Hispanic immigrants are an ...Read More
Flowers, music and speeches are planned for anniversary events around West Virginia this weekend, but the parties are being attended by folks who ...Read More
Tomorrow marks the 4th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, and a group of young New Mexicans are calling for a full military withdrawal, not only ...Read More
Advocates for Ohio's children say there's a lot to like about Governor Strickland's first State of the State address, which some say had an ...Read More
A new study by the Wilder Research Foundation of homeless Minnesotans in shelters and on the streets finds the state's homeless population isn't incre ...Read More
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