Public News Service - Social Issues

SALEM, Ore. -- A bipartisan bill in the Oregon Legislature could end a federal immigration agency's contract with a local jail. House Bill 4121 would ...Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Supporters of criminal justice reform in West Virginia say two bills under consideration would ease overcrowding in jails and ...Read More
MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers wants state lawmakers to meet in special session Tuesday to discuss spending surplus money on education ...Read More
NEW YORK -- A leading child nutrition program has joined forces with a major media platform to fight child hunger. One-in-six children in New York ...Read More
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota is starting to see some of the ripple effects of cost issues within the health care industry, and according to one local ...Read More
CHICAGO -- August 26 will mark the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which guaranteed women the right to vote in the United States. And this ...Read More
PIERRE, S.D. -- In her annual address last month, Gov. Kristi Noem stressed economic expansion and diversification, and the current spotlight on ...Read More
EVANSTON, Wyo. -- Uinta County commissioners are moving forward with plans to allow CoreCivic, formerly known as the Corrections Corporation of ...Read More
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Civil-rights advocates and families of people serving time in Florida prisons are rallying support for a package of prison-reform ...Read More
LANSING, Mich. - Filing tax returns can be tricky business, and community organizations across the state are working to ensure Michigan taxpayers ...Read More
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