'; } // return array of supporters (Supporter,Link), selected randomly function randomSupporters($limit = false) { $sql = "Select * from ActiveSupporters"; if ($limit) $sql .= " limit $num"; $result = mysql_query($sql); $res = array(); if ($result) { while ($row = mysql_fetch_assoc($result)) { $link = trim($row['Website'] != ''?$row['Website']: ($row['FacebookFollowing']?$row['Facebook']: ($row['TwitterFollowing']?$row['Twitter']: ($row['GooglePlusFollowing']?$row['GooglePlus']: ($row['OtherSocialMedia']?$row['OtherSocialMedia']:false) ) ) ) ); if ($link && strncasecmp($link,'http:',5)) $link = 'http://'.$link; $res[] = array('Supporter'=>$row['GroupName'],'Link'=>$link); } } return $res; } // return Weekly Audience Average function weeklyAudienceAverage() { $sql = "select * from BrochureGeneral where Dname='WeeklyAudienceAverage'"; $result = mysql_query($sql); $row = mysql_fetch_array($result); if ($row) return $row['DValue']; } ?> Public News Service Newscasts https://www.publicnewsservice.org/index.php Public News Service The Public News Service provides reporting on a wide range of social, community, and environmental issues for mainstream and alternative media. Public News Service info@publicnewsservice.org no For Healthy Babies, Toddlers, NC Policies Must Help Families, Communities Wed, 17 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-07-17/childrens/for-healthy-babies-toddlers-nc-policies-must-help-families-communities/a67155-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-07-17/childrens/for-healthy-babies-toddlers-nc-policies-must-help-families-communities/a67155-1 North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation that say there's plenty of room for improvement, especially when it comes to such basic needs as health care and a livable wage. Many studies have found that children's experiences in the first three years of life are hardwired into their brains and bodies, making this time critical. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Livable Wages/Working Families Report Examines North Carolina's Manufacturing Transformation Tue, 25 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-06-25/livable-wages-working-families/report-examines-north-carolinas-manufacturing-transformation/a66897-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-06-25/livable-wages-working-families/report-examines-north-carolinas-manufacturing-transformation/a66897-1 a new report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. In the second half of the 20th century, manufacturing expanded into the Southeast from the Midwest. ...(Read More)]]> Education Livable Wages/Working Families Current Child Care Business Model Gives Working NC Parents Few Options Thu, 20 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-06-20/livable-wages-working-families/current-child-care-business-model-gives-working-nc-parents-few-options/a66839-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-06-20/livable-wages-working-families/current-child-care-business-model-gives-working-nc-parents-few-options/a66839-1 (Read More)]]> Children's Consumer Livable Wages/Working Families Women's NC Bill Aims to Help Nonviolent Offenders Improve Job Prospects Tue, 28 May 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-05-28/criminal-justice/nc-bill-aims-to-help-nonviolent-offenders-improve-job-prospects/a66593-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-05-28/criminal-justice/nc-bill-aims-to-help-nonviolent-offenders-improve-job-prospects/a66593-1 (Read More)]]> Criminal Justice Family/Father Issues Human Rights/Racial Justice Livable Wages/Working Families Social Justice Poll: NC Caregivers Support Nurse-Led Health-Care Practices Wed, 24 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-04-24/health/poll-nc-caregivers-support-nurse-led-health-care-practices/a66213-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-04-24/health/poll-nc-caregivers-support-nurse-led-health-care-practices/a66213-1 (Read More)]]> Health Livable Wages/Working Families Senior NC Lawmakers Introduce Paid Family Leave Guarantee for All Workers Tue, 16 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-04-16/livable-wages-working-families/nc-lawmakers-introduce-paid-family-leave-guarantee-for-all-workers/a66154-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-04-16/livable-wages-working-families/nc-lawmakers-introduce-paid-family-leave-guarantee-for-all-workers/a66154-1 (Read More)]]> Family/Father Issues Health Livable Wages/Working Families Reproductive Health Report: Early-Childhood Educators Lack Health Insurance Mon, 25 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-03-25/childrens-issues/report-early-childhood-educators-lack-health-insurance/a65903-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-03-25/childrens-issues/report-early-childhood-educators-lack-health-insurance/a65903-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Health Livable Wages/Working Families Bills Suggest Bigger Role for NC Nurses in Health-Care Access Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-03-15/health-issues/bills-suggest-bigger-role-for-nc-nurses-in-health-care-access/a65846-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-03-15/health-issues/bills-suggest-bigger-role-for-nc-nurses-in-health-care-access/a65846-1 (Read More)]]> Health Livable Wages/Working Families Summit Aims to Boost Family-Friendly NC Businesses Mon, 04 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-03-04/livable-wages-working-families/summit-aims-to-boost-family-friendly-nc-businesses/a65695-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-03-04/livable-wages-working-families/summit-aims-to-boost-family-friendly-nc-businesses/a65695-1 (Read More)]]> Early Childhood Education Family/Father Issues Livable Wages/Working Families Women's Reports: NC Could Do More to Tackle Childhood Poverty Mon, 04 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-02-04/childrens-issues/reports-nc-could-do-more-to-tackle-childhood-poverty/a65413-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-02-04/childrens-issues/reports-nc-could-do-more-to-tackle-childhood-poverty/a65413-1 (Read More)]]> Children's Family/Father Issues Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Urban Planning/Transportation NC Businesses Get Tips on Being Family-Friendly Mon, 21 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-01-21/livable-wages-working-families/nc-businesses-get-tips-on-being-family-friendly/a65271-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-01-21/livable-wages-working-families/nc-businesses-get-tips-on-being-family-friendly/a65271-1 (Read More)]]> Children's Family/Father Issues Livable Wages/Working Families NC Constituents Rally for Tillis to End Shutdown Thu, 10 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-01-10/livable-wages-working-families/nc-constituents-rally-for-tillis-to-end-shutdown/a65151-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-01-10/livable-wages-working-families/nc-constituents-rally-for-tillis-to-end-shutdown/a65151-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Livable Wages/Working Families New Portal Combats NC Veteran Unemployment Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-11-09/livable-wages-working-families/new-portal-combats-nc-veteran-unemployment/a64542-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-11-09/livable-wages-working-families/new-portal-combats-nc-veteran-unemployment/a64542-1 veterans.ncworks.gov.' It offers resources, training and employment opportunities. ...(Read More)]]> Civic Engagement Livable Wages/Working Families Health of Rural Economies, People Affected by Coverage Gap Thu, 27 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-09-27/childrens-issues/health-of-rural-economies-people-affected-by-coverage-gap/a64116-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-09-27/childrens-issues/health-of-rural-economies-people-affected-by-coverage-gap/a64116-1 The report says states that expanded Medicaid saw more than three times the rate of decline in the uninsured adult population in rural areas. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Consumer Health Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Rural/Farming NC Business, Community Leaders Work Toward Family-Friendly Workplaces Wed, 01 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-08-01/childrens-issues/nc-business-community-leaders-work-toward-family-friendly-workplaces/a63544-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-08-01/childrens-issues/nc-business-community-leaders-work-toward-family-friendly-workplaces/a63544-1 (Read More)]]> Children's Family/Father Issues Livable Wages/Working Families Businesses See Tax Benefits in Short Term; Critics Look at Long-Term Impact Wed, 13 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-06-13/livable-wages-working-families/businesses-see-tax-benefits-in-short-term-critics-look-at-long-term-impact/a62892-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-06-13/livable-wages-working-families/businesses-see-tax-benefits-in-short-term-critics-look-at-long-term-impact/a62892-1 a survey from the National Federation of Independent Business finds 27 percent of them plan to use the savings to hire additional employees. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Livable Wages/Working Families NC Farms Watching Monsanto Merger Closely Tue, 05 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-06-05/livable-wages-working-families/nc-farms-watching-monsanto-merger-closely/a62773-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-06-05/livable-wages-working-families/nc-farms-watching-monsanto-merger-closely/a62773-1 (Read More)]]> Consumer Livable Wages/Working Families Rural/Farming Sustainable Agriculture NC Teacher Raises, More School Funding: Who Pays? Wed, 23 May 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-05-23/budget-policy-and-priorities/nc-teacher-raises-more-school-funding-who-pays/a62618-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-05-23/budget-policy-and-priorities/nc-teacher-raises-more-school-funding-who-pays/a62618-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Education Livable Wages/Working Families SNAP Work Requirements in Farm Bill Could Cost NC Wed, 16 May 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-05-16/livable-wages-working-families/snap-work-requirements-in-farm-bill-could-cost-nc/a62533-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-05-16/livable-wages-working-families/snap-work-requirements-in-farm-bill-could-cost-nc/a62533-1 Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, more commonly known as the Farm Bill. ...(Read More)]]> Hunger/Food/Nutrition Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty NC Teachers Prepare to March on Raleigh Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-05-14/education/nc-teachers-prepare-to-march-on-raleigh/a62496-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-05-14/education/nc-teachers-prepare-to-march-on-raleigh/a62496-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Civic Engagement Early Childhood Education Education Livable Wages/Working Families Youth NC Population Boom Presents Challenge to Cities, State Mon, 26 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-03-26/livable-wages-working-families/nc-population-boom-presents-challenge-to-cities-state/a61945-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-03-26/livable-wages-working-families/nc-population-boom-presents-challenge-to-cities-state/a61945-1 latest estimates released by the U.S. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Livable Wages/Working Families Urban Planning/Transportation 50 Years After Kerner Commission: How Far Have We Come? Wed, 14 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-03-14/civil-rights/50-years-after-kerner-commission-how-far-have-we-come/a61808-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-03-14/civil-rights/50-years-after-kerner-commission-how-far-have-we-come/a61808-1 (Read More)]]> Civil Rights Human Rights/Racial Justice Livable Wages/Working Families Social Justice NC Joins 20 States in Job Training Initiative Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-02-19/livable-wages-working-families/nc-joins-20-states-in-job-training-initiative/a61488-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-02-19/livable-wages-working-families/nc-joins-20-states-in-job-training-initiative/a61488-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Livable Wages/Working Families NC Business Sector Sees Benefits in Family-Friendly Workplace Mon, 05 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-02-05/childrens-issues/nc-business-sector-sees-benefits-in-family-friendly-workplace/a61296-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-02-05/childrens-issues/nc-business-sector-sees-benefits-in-family-friendly-workplace/a61296-1 a report based on interviews with more than 300 employers and surveys of 300 employees. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Family/Father Issues Livable Wages/Working Families Farmworkers, Civil Rights Groups Sue State Over Law Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-11-16/livable-wages-working-families/farmworkers-civil-rights-groups-sue-state-over-law/a60305-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-11-16/livable-wages-working-families/farmworkers-civil-rights-groups-sue-state-over-law/a60305-1 a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday challenging a state law that prevents farmworkers from organizing to protect their rights on the job. The case was filed by the ACLU of North Carolina and the Southern Poverty Law Center on behalf of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee. ...(Read More)]]> Civil Rights Human Rights/Racial Justice Immigrant Livable Wages/Working Families Rural/Farming Social Justice Raleigh Ranks High for Veteran Quality of Life Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-11-10/livable-wages-working-families/raleigh-ranks-high-for-veteran-quality-of-life/a60197-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-11-10/livable-wages-working-families/raleigh-ranks-high-for-veteran-quality-of-life/a60197-1 (Read More)]]> Livable Wages/Working Families Report: Mortgage Industry Still Sees Things in Black and White Wed, 04 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-10-04/civil-rights/report-mortgage-industry-still-sees-things-in-black-and-white/a59676-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-10-04/civil-rights/report-mortgage-industry-still-sees-things-in-black-and-white/a59676-1 a new report finds that racial disparities continue in access to home loans. The Durham-based Center for Responsible Lending analyzed 2016 mortgage lending data and found that African-Americans and Hispanics received just 9 percent of the country's conventional loans last year, while their white counterparts were approved for 70 percent of the loans granted. ...(Read More)]]> Civil Rights Consumer Housing/Homelessness Livable Wages/Working Families Proposed Elimination of Middle Class Tax Exemption Draws Bipartisan Ire Mon, 02 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-10-02/livable-wages-working-families/proposed-elimination-of-middle-class-tax-exemption-draws-bipartisan-ire/a59637-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-10-02/livable-wages-working-families/proposed-elimination-of-middle-class-tax-exemption-draws-bipartisan-ire/a59637-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Livable Wages/Working Families NC Children Count on Census Count, Advocates Say Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-09-22/livable-wages-working-families/nc-children-count-on-census-count-advocates-say/a59520-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-09-22/livable-wages-working-families/nc-children-count-on-census-count-advocates-say/a59520-1 (Read More)]]> Census Children's Early Childhood Education Education Health Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty International Effort Gains Momentum to Protect NC Tobacco Workers Tue, 05 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-09-05/livable-wages-working-families/international-effort-gains-momentum-to-protect-nc-tobacco-workers/a59270-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-09-05/livable-wages-working-families/international-effort-gains-momentum-to-protect-nc-tobacco-workers/a59270-1 (Read More)]]> Consumer Human Rights/Racial Justice Livable Wages/Working Families Rural/Farming Social Justice Room for Improvement in Support of NC Minority-Owned Businesses Thu, 24 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-08-24/livable-wages-working-families/room-for-improvement-in-support-of-nc-minority-owned-businesses/a59111-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-08-24/livable-wages-working-families/room-for-improvement-in-support-of-nc-minority-owned-businesses/a59111-1 a new report by the North Carolina Budget and Tax Center. ...(Read More)]]> Consumer Livable Wages/Working Families Workers Putting Heat on Employers After Working in Hot Temps Mon, 07 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-08-07/livable-wages-working-families/workers-putting-heat-on-employers-after-working-in-hot-temps/a58852-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-08-07/livable-wages-working-families/workers-putting-heat-on-employers-after-working-in-hot-temps/a58852-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Health Livable Wages/Working Families NC Teachers Gain Worldly Understanding of Education Thu, 27 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-07-27/education/nc-teachers-gain-worldly-understanding-of-education/a58665-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-07-27/education/nc-teachers-gain-worldly-understanding-of-education/a58665-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Education Livable Wages/Working Families Warming Climate Puts Heat on Economic Inequality, Says Report Thu, 13 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-07-13/climate-change-air-quality/warming-climate-puts-heat-on-economic-inequality-says-report/a58499-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-07-13/climate-change-air-quality/warming-climate-puts-heat-on-economic-inequality-says-report/a58499-1 new study published in the journal Science, said if efforts to reduce climate pollution aren't successful, the poorest third of U.S. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Climate Change/Air Quality Environment Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Report: Economic Stability of NC Families Falters Tue, 13 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-06-13/childrens-issues/report-economic-stability-of-nc-families-falters/a58001-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-06-13/childrens-issues/report-economic-stability-of-nc-families-falters/a58001-1 (Read More)]]> Children's Education Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Non-Compete Agreements for NC Workers Raise Red Flags Wed, 31 May 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-05-31/livable-wages-working-families/non-compete-agreements-for-nc-workers-raise-red-flags/a57876-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-05-31/livable-wages-working-families/non-compete-agreements-for-nc-workers-raise-red-flags/a57876-1 (Read More)]]> Livable Wages/Working Families Report: Energy Efficiency Can Be Increased with No Out-of-Pocket Costs Thu, 25 May 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-05-25/energy-policy/report-energy-efficiency-can-be-increased-with-no-out-of-pocket-costs/a57832-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-05-25/energy-policy/report-energy-efficiency-can-be-increased-with-no-out-of-pocket-costs/a57832-1 (Read More)]]> Consumer Energy Policy Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty NC Farmers Accused of Using Immigration Threats to Discourage Legal Claims Mon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-05-22/immigrant-issues/nc-farmers-accused-of-using-immigration-threats-to-discourage-legal-claims/a57761-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-05-22/immigrant-issues/nc-farmers-accused-of-using-immigration-threats-to-discourage-legal-claims/a57761-1 (Read More)]]> Consumer Immigrant Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Rural/Farming Social Justice B Corps Could Become Newest Business Designation in NC Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-05-19/livable-wages-working-families/b-corps-could-become-newest-business-designation-in-nc/a57742-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-05-19/livable-wages-working-families/b-corps-could-become-newest-business-designation-in-nc/a57742-1 (Read More)]]> Consumer Environment Livable Wages/Working Families Mother's Day Gift: Group Releases NC Moms from Jail Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-05-12/community-issues-and-volunteering/mothers-day-gift-group-releases-nc-moms-from-jail/a57657-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-05-12/community-issues-and-volunteering/mothers-day-gift-group-releases-nc-moms-from-jail/a57657-1 (Read More)]]> Community Issues and Volunteering Human Rights/Racial Justice Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Social Justice Women's Decade of Denial: Paid Sick Days Act Languishes in NC Thu, 11 May 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-05-11/livable-wages-working-families/decade-of-denial-paid-sick-days-act-languishes-in-nc/a57649-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-05-11/livable-wages-working-families/decade-of-denial-paid-sick-days-act-languishes-in-nc/a57649-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Health Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Report: Inequality Persists in NC Communities Wed, 05 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-04-05/livable-wages-working-families/report-inequality-persists-in-nc-communities/a57114-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-04-05/livable-wages-working-families/report-inequality-persists-in-nc-communities/a57114-1 North Carolina Budget and Tax Center found disparities between employment opportunities for people of color and their white peers. ...(Read More)]]> Livable Wages/Working Families Trump Budget Leaves NC Families Out in Cold, Advocates Say Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-03-22/livable-wages-working-families/trump-budget-leaves-nc-families-out-in-cold-advocates-say/a56952-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-03-22/livable-wages-working-families/trump-budget-leaves-nc-families-out-in-cold-advocates-say/a56952-1 (Read More)]]> Consumer Livable Wages/Working Families Governor's Teacher Pay Proposal Expected to Have Quick Impact Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-02-24/education/governors-teacher-pay-proposal-expected-to-have-quick-impact/a56563-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-02-24/education/governors-teacher-pay-proposal-expected-to-have-quick-impact/a56563-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Education Livable Wages/Working Families Report: NC Small Businesses Have Reduced Access to Loans Wed, 25 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-01-25/livable-wages-working-families/report-nc-small-businesses-have-reduced-access-to-loans/a56077-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-01-25/livable-wages-working-families/report-nc-small-businesses-have-reduced-access-to-loans/a56077-1 (Read More)]]> Livable Wages/Working Families Beyond the Ballot Box: NC Women Join Weekend Marches Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-01-20/civic-engagement/beyond-the-ballot-box-nc-women-join-weekend-marches/a56020-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-01-20/civic-engagement/beyond-the-ballot-box-nc-women-join-weekend-marches/a56020-1 Women's March on Washington has inspired sister events in 14 North Carolina cities, from Burnsville to Wilmington. ...(Read More)]]> Civic Engagement Civil Rights Livable Wages/Working Families Women's NC Coastal Communities in Limbo After Hurricane Matthew Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-01-18/livable-wages-working-families/nc-coastal-communities-in-limbo-after-hurricane-matthew/a55967-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-01-18/livable-wages-working-families/nc-coastal-communities-in-limbo-after-hurricane-matthew/a55967-1 (Read More)]]> Housing/Homelessness Livable Wages/Working Families Urban Planning/Transportation NC Food Banks Feed Hearts and Minds During Holidays Wed, 21 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-12-21/hunger-food-nutrition/nc-food-banks-feed-hearts-and-minds-during-holidays/a55510-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-12-21/hunger-food-nutrition/nc-food-banks-feed-hearts-and-minds-during-holidays/a55510-1 (Read More)]]> Hunger/Food/Nutrition Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Data Indicates Link Between Child Deaths and Parent Access to Paid Leave Thu, 15 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-12-15/childrens-issues/data-indicates-link-between-child-deaths-and-parent-access-to-paid-leave/a55401-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-12-15/childrens-issues/data-indicates-link-between-child-deaths-and-parent-access-to-paid-leave/a55401-1 (Read More)]]> Children's Family/Father Issues Health Livable Wages/Working Families Report: Repealing ACA Would Leave 1 Million More Without Insurance in NC Mon, 12 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-12-12/health-issues/report-repealing-aca-would-leave-1-million-more-without-insurance-in-nc/a55324-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-12-12/health-issues/report-repealing-aca-would-leave-1-million-more-without-insurance-in-nc/a55324-1 Urban Institute finds that would come at a significant cost to millions of Americans. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Health Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Social Justice