Public News Service - Social Issues

Des Moines, IA – April is "National Child Abuse Prevention Month" -- but child abuse is a problem at any time of year. In Iowa, the Department ...Read More
Concord, NH - More and more of the people who work in New Hampshire can't afford to live there. The National Low Income Housing Coalition says New ...Read More
Detroit, MI - A group of Michigan families is appealing to Pope Benedict XVI for compassion as the pontiff visits the U.S. this week. They're ...Read More
Cheyenne, WY – A group of Wyoming families is appealing to Pope Benedict XVI for understanding because they have relatives who are gay or ...Read More
Springfield, IL – Illinois is at least five months and $2 billion dollars behind on its bills. The payments are due to organizations that ...Read More
BOSTON - Housing prices are rising, and not surprisingly, so is the nation's homelessness rate. A national conference in Boston this week aims to get ...Read More
Cascade, ID – A smelly swamp near the town of Cascade has been turned into a community gem, thanks to students at the Cascade High School ...Read More
Portland, OR – Food costs are taking a bigger and bigger bite out of paychecks, and there's no end in sight. The U.S. Department of Agriculture ...Read More
Philadelphia, PA – Wearing pink to make candidates think, Pennsylvanians are demonstrating outside the presidential debate tonight in ...Read More
It's true, money CAN buy happiness. The catch? You're happier when you spend that money on someone else. Researchers at the University of British ...Read More
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