Public News Service - Social Issues

A once-popular plan to build a biomass power plant in Torrance County is being scrutinized because it might not be so "clean" and "green" after all ...Read More
Thousands rallied in Boise Sunday to call for immigration reform. Families from around the state made the trip to talk about how the immigration ...Read More
Nashville, TN - This weekend is a shopping opportunity in Tennessee -- a tax holiday where certain items are exempt from the state's famous highest- ...Read More
Salem, OR - People across the state are joining Governor Kulongoski this "Hunger Awareness Week" by trying to survive on the average food stamp ...Read More
Salem, OR - As Oregon's population ages, more and more residents are needing long term care. Nursing home workers from across the state gathered in ...Read More
Fourteen workers died last year in North Dakota's factories, farms, and oil fields. On Saturday, labor leaders from across the state will honor them ...Read More
Charleston, WV - West Virginia workers who died on the job last year are being honored this weekend for Workers Memorial Day, including 47 who died ...Read More
Albuquerque - American immigration policy is out of line with American values, according to Peter Simonson of the ACLUof New Mexico, who will ...Read More
Bismarck, ND - David Gipp will be honored Tuesday by his peers for 30 years of service as president of the United Tribes Technical College. The ...Read More
Portland, OR - Over 600,000 Oregonians don't have health insurance, even though most of them live in families where at least one person has a full- ...Read More
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