Public News Service - Social Issues

One in five Virginians won't turn on the tap for a glass of water today, they'll buy a bottle of water instead. That's according to Corporate ...Read More
Minnesota is home to a unique program that addresses the childcare needs of families with military personnel overseas. Spokeswoman Ann McCully ...Read More
Hillary Clinton will be in Charleston Friday to raise money for her presidential campaign and she'll be met by West Virginians calling for her to take ...Read More
Make less money and in exchange, get something down the Road. It's a common deal for California teachers. In exchange, they're promised health ...Read More
It's crunch time for New Hampshire's "Healthy Kids." Congress and President Bush are headed for a showdown over renewal of the State-Children's Health ...Read More
Montana is "movin' on up" in a report that tracks how kids are doing across the country. The state is ranked 29th for children in the new Kids Count ...Read More
A Midwest farm group says the House Ag Committee's farm bill proposal would give big subsidy increases to mega-farms at the expense of rural communiti ...Read More
This year's "Kids Count" report, released today, shows Oregon has lots of room for improvement. The report says Oregon continues to have the nation's ...Read More
When it comes to infant mortality, the child death rate, the teen death rate or the teen birth rate, Iowa has shown dramatic improvements in the last ...Read More
New Mexico is falling behind the rest of the nation when it comes to children's quality of life, according to this year's "Kids Count" report ...Read More
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