Public News Service - Social Issues

From the 'No Child Left Behind' law to teacher pay and retention, South Dakota delegates had a lot to talk about at this week's national meeting of ...Read More
There will be some sweet and sour thanks for Nevada's U.S. senators today, depending on where they stood on the heated issue of immigration reform ...Read More
For two decades, Oregonians have been singing the blues for hunger, and this year is no different. The 20th annual Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival ...Read More
A new project aims to bring food straight from the farm to the restaurant table in Wisconsin. Rachel Armstrong with the ”Buy Fresh, Buy Local&# ...Read More
President Bush's July fourth visit to West Virginia is getting criticism from local peace activists. Reverend Jim Lewis with Patriots for Peace says ...Read More
A new report from the federal Election Assistance Commission shows Tennessee registers more voters at public assistance offices than any other state ...Read More
Hot spots of the world get a lot of attention for humanitarian help, like Sudan, tsunami zones, and Gaza. But there's another emergency situation ...Read More
Do what you can to be sure the only crashes and bangs you hear this week come from fireworks. That's the message from the Colorado State Troopers ...Read More
South Dakota labor groups are applauding a minimum wage increase slated to go into effect this month. Mark Anderson with the South Dakota State ...Read More
Keeping kids healthy is a slippery slope. That's the story for Tennessee in the new KIDS Count report that tracks data on indicators of a healthy ...Read More
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