Public News Service - Social Issues

PORTLAND, Ore. -- House arrest might seem like a good alternative to incarceration, especially during a pandemic, but it comes with its own costs ...Read More
AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas is one of several states hit hardest by COVID-19, and some faith communities are taking steps to make sure their vulnerable ...Read More
LAS VEGAS - Once every decade, the U.S. Constitution mandates that every person be counted as part of the census, but so far, nearly 40% of American ...Read More
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Many Tennesseans depend on libraries for everything from paying bills, to Telehealth appointments, to completing coursework ...Read More
MINNEAPOLIS -- State leaders soon will announce their strategy for schools this fall with the pandemic still a public health crisis. Expected ...Read More
RICHMOND, Va. -- As Virginia enters the third phase of its COVID-19 recovery this week, some nursing homes finally are lifting restrictions for ...Read More
ROSEBUD, S.D. -- Native American tribes are in a difficult situation in putting COVID relief money to use. The aid came several months after the ...Read More
FARGO, N.D. -- The Federal Trade Commission says North Dakota residents have lost a combined $116,000 from fraud during the coronavirus pandemic ...Read More
SELMA, N.C. -- Even before the coronavirus pandemic, the majority of North Carolina's eight-year-olds, especially those from low-income families ...Read More
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California families of color are bearing the brunt of the pandemic while also working many of the jobs essential to the economy ...Read More
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