Public News Service - Social Issues

Key committees will vote early this week on a state ethics law combining the ethics and elections boards into a more powerful independent watchdog fo ...Read More
The Minnesota Dental Association is offering free dental care to all Minnesota kids. Over 1,500 volunteer dentists will be on duty the first Friday ...Read More
When sick children don't get the proper medical care, the problems can get worse, and the cost to treat them goes up, according to supporters of ...Read More
Legislation providing health insurance for every child in Washington by 2010 is getting "fast track" treatment from lawmakers. If passed, the bill ...Read More
Montana could have a new pot of money to invest in law enforcement personnel, training and equipment, but only if the death penalty is abolished ...Read More
Ohio is losing thousands of jobs each year because of free trade agreements, according to a new study of federally-tracked employment records ...Read More
South Dakota AARP members are gathering in Pierre this week to meet with lawmakers on a range of senior issues, and a new law on elder abuse is at ...Read More
It's been a week of big headaches for big oil, but possible relief for the public. The price of crude is falling, and yesterday the Department of ...Read More
In Washington, people who've been released from prison are only allowed to vote again after they've completed all terms of their sentence, including ...Read More
When it comes to Uncle Sam's pocketbook, many Americans say federal priorities are out of whack, with too much money for the Pentagon at the expense ...Read More
1846 of 1861 pages   « First  <  1844 1845 1846 1847 1848 >  Last »