Public News Service - Social Issues

It could be a sign of things to come. A mall renovation in Kanawha City is the first step in an effort by West Virginia unions to invest in local ...Read More
South Dakota has fallen to 30th place in the 2007 KIDS COUNT report that ranks states on their ability to address the wellbeing of children. Carole ...Read More
As lawmakers negotiate the final state budget, farmers and food lovers are watching closely. On the table is the "Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin" budget ...Read More
North Dakota state employees may find "a little something extra" in their paychecks starting Wednesday. After years of trying, the state Public ...Read More
Colorado has a state earned income tax credit on the books to help low-income families but due to conflicts with TABOR laws, it isn't making it to ...Read More
Exactly one month from today most public school kids in Nevada will be headed back to class. And because the state continues to have trouble ...Read More
The latest "Kids Count" survey, which measures 10 areas of childhood development, puts Minnesota in first place nationally. But, it also says there ...Read More
Former felons have to pay all of their fines before they are allowed to vote again. The controversial state law has just been upheld as legal by the ...Read More
A drug-resistant staphylococcus infection is sickening guards and prisoners alike in the Rockingham County jail. Guard union president Ken McCarron ...Read More
A New York tribe is signing on to an Indian Issues Platform for the 2008 presidential election. Native Americans in the early primary state of Nevada ...Read More
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