Public News Service - Social Issues

New York, NY - Commuting can be hard enough, but a new assessment of Mayor Bloomberg's "congestion pricing" plan to ease traffic concludes it would ...Read More
Portland, OR – It was down to the wire for the State Children's Health Insurance (S-CHIP) program, set to expire this Friday. Late yesterday ...Read More
Greeley, CO - It was one year ago this week that federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents staged a major raid of meatpacking plants across ...Read More
Columbus, OH – Ohio kids in poverty are staying in poverty, according to the new Ohio "Kids Count" report released today. The annual report ...Read More
Portland, OR - We're in the peak season for giving, and Oregon legal experts say, if some of those gifts are going to charity, you may want to take ...Read More
Lacey, WA – About 8,400 people in Washington were convicted last year of drug-related felonies, but only the federal sentences will get a ...Read More
Richmond, VA – Salaries are "slip-sliding away" from the Virginia public school teachers who are earning them. A new report by the National ...Read More
Mineola, NY - Voters on New York's Long Island are turning out Tuesday in special elections on local services such as fire protection, water and ...Read More
East Lansing, MI – Pay for public school teachers in Michigan isn't keeping up with inflation, and teachers are voting with their feet ...Read More
Boise, ID – Public education in Idaho is losing ground financially even as class sizes grow, according to a new report from the National ...Read More
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