Public News Service - Social Issues

Contract talks have reached an impasse between the state and 11,000 of its workers. Workers and their families will rally on the State House lawn ...Read More
Half of all pregnancies in Minnesota are unintended, according to state statistics. Pregnancy counselor Valerie Romanoski says, in view of the high- ...Read More
Some of the best legal advice in West Virginia is free. Today is “Law Day,” which is dedicated to de-mystifying the legal process ...Read More
On this date a year ago, more than one million immigrants to the United States took to the streets in major cities, including Seattle, skipping work ...Read More
South Dakota workers are joining a nationwide effort to support the Employee Free Choice Act, a law that grants workers more say when it comes to ...Read More
Public employees say they have a lot to celebrate this May Day, thanks to gains in the just-ended legislative session. Leaders of the North Dakota ...Read More
As the federal government becomes more aggressive in hunting down undocumented immigrants, opposition to harsh enforcement measures is growing among ...Read More
Immigrant families in New York are rallying on May Day to draw attention to the way immigration laws can tear families apart. Immigrants will carry ...Read More
Now that Nevada is among the first in the nation for its presidential caucus, it's also a first stop for unusual protests, such as the "Topsy Turvy ...Read More
North Dakota legislators have gone home, and the Capitol is dark. Even though this session was the longest in state history, Don Morrison with the ...Read More
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