Public News Service - Social Issues

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
More than 340,000 children in Washington are unsupervised after school, and three middle-school students went to Congress last week to make sure our ...Read More
With the state House poised for a budget vote, some children's groups are giving their plan a thumbs-up when it comes to child care and pre-school ...Read More
As Oregonians recognize the 39th anniversary of civil rights protections in the Fair Housing Act, people of color are still facing challenges in ...Read More
Minnesota workers are marking "Workers' Memorial Day" today by remembering those killed on the job. Diane O'Brien with the state AFL-CIO says it's ...Read More
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