Public News Service - Social Issues

Columbus, OH - Housing advocates are meeting with state lawmakers today, and they say the legislature can help homeless people get a roof over their ...Read More
Concord, NH - Presidential candidates are being followed around New Hampshire by "Cookie Mom," a New Hampshire woman who hands out frosted cookies ...Read More
Sioux Falls, SD - This is “Cover the Uninsured Week” and the state's community healthcare centers are working to draw attention to the 1 ...Read More
Boise, ID - Idaho's "Week of the Young Child" is official today, with the governor signing a proclamation. Early childhood education is the focus ...Read More
New York, NY - New York's Board of Regents meets today to decide how schools can spend the additional $1.8 billion in education funding. The board ...Read More
St. Paul, MN - The Minnesota Senate today is expected to take up legislation that would require the state to drop its investments in companies ...Read More
Seattle, WA - Today is "Equal Pay Day," calling attention to the difference in wages between women and men. The wage gap costs women hundreds of ...Read More
Denver - Save it for a rainy day. That's what a bill being heard in the Senate Finance Committee this week would do with over $70 million of next ...Read More
Yankton, SD - Congress will be holding hearings into a controversial new postal rate plan that gives large media companies a price break. The plan ...Read More
Olympia, WA - Budget wrangling prompted the Washington legislative session to last through the weekend. Lawmakers created a "Rainy Day Fund" for the ...Read More
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