Public News Service - Social Issues

Colorado's jails are overflowing and creating a crisis situation in the state's prison system. A broad coalition of legislators, organizers and ...Read More
More troops equal more dollars, and a new report details how many of those dollars will come from Massachusetts taxpayers. The National Priorities ...Read More
There's a gaping divide between the haves and the have-nots when it comes to the health of Oregon children, according to a new report from Children ...Read More
Congress continues work on a new farm bill, which will shape the agriculture economy and impact consumers for the next five years. Now there are ...Read More
January is "testing month" for students all over the state this month, and Idaho legislators will have to sharpen their pencils today for a quiz ...Read More
As President Bush was delivering his State of the Union speech last evening, reaction was coming in to Governor Pawlenty’s $34 billion budget ...Read More
President Bush has presented his ideas to help more families in New Hampshire - and across the country - get health care coverage. It includes tax ...Read More
After a series of corruption scandals in recent years, ethics are a big priority for federal and state lawmakers. Here in Oregon, House lawmakers ...Read More
In a report released yesterday, almost 400 farm, consumer, and community groups say the new U.S. Farm Bill needs major changes in order to help ...Read More
With tax time coming, many tax preparation companies push refund anticipation loans that are advertised as "rapid refunds." They require people to ...Read More
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