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Letters to the Editor: Boise wants to punish homeless people for sleeping. That's un-American 17.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

When a city has a shortage of shelter beds, homeless people are forced to sleep outside. Why should they be punished for that?

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As hot-button debates rage in Aurora, election remains about bread-and-butter issues 15.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
As anger over the fatal police shooting of a black man and conditions at an immigration detention facility blow up into loud protests at Aurora City Council meetings, the candidates for mayor say those aren't the issues voters say they care about most.
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A small way to save on rent 15.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
More small apartments are getting built. Some renters look to trade space for lower rent.
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Denver Post listening tour: Aurora, home to powerful institutions, wants to harness its diversity 13.10.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
It's easy to pigeonhole the city on Denver's eastern flank as just another sprawling suburb full of subdivisions, chain restaurants and low-rise office parks, but in the last two decades Aurora has developed a rich complexity.
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Why are these L.A. people sleeping in stacked pods? It's not just the cost of housing 12.10.2019 LA Times: Business

No private bedrooms for these L.A. residents. They choose to live in pods or rooms filled with bunk beds.

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Trump Has No Clue About Homelessness. This California Lawmaker Actually Does. 11.10.2019 Mother Jones
In recent weeks, President Donald Trump has escalated his ongoing feud with California, repeatedly turning his attention and Twitter feed to the state’s homelessness crisis. The administration is reportedly planning a crackdown that may involve moving homeless people in the state to government-backed facilities. After visiting last month, Trump claimed—seemingly without basis—that needles and other trash from San Francisco and […]
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Letters to the Editor: The high desert needed a freeway. Shame on the ideologues who killed it 9.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

A new freeway between Palmdale and Apple Valley would have routed truck traffic around L.A. and moved goods much more efficiently.

As goes Winnipeg, so may go Justin Trudeau's political fate 8.10.2019 L.A. Times - World News

The battle to control Canada has come to Beaufort Crescent, a slice of Winnipeg that is perhaps the ultimate swing district in this month's national election.

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Denver opens the door for tiny homes. Will mobile homes be next? 8.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Denver City Council voted on Monday to make it easier to build tiny-home communities in most of Denver.
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Newsletter: 'Sneaky fees' add $450 a year to your cable bills 7.10.2019 LA Times: Business

Consumer Reports says non-mandatory fees and surcharges add about $450 a year to people's cable bills.

Landlords say state rent caps may force them to raise rents more frequently 7.10.2019 LA Times: Business

Gov. Gavin Newsom has pledged to sign a statewide rent control bill for buildings older than 15 years. Studies from Los Angeles and San Francisco give insight into how landlords could respond.

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Why Denver Health and other hospitals are getting into the housing business 7.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Hospitals from Baltimore to St. Louis to Sacramento, Calif., are exploring ways to help patients find a home. With recent federal policy changes that encourage hospitals to allocate charity dollars for housing, many hospitals realize it’s cheaper to provide a month of housing than to keep patients for a single night.
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Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of Sept. 30 – Oct. 6 6.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Denver Post's most important stories from the past week, with a special focus on the story we've decided should lead our Sunday newspaper.
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4 homeless men attacked and killed in New York City 5.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A homeless man wielding a long metal pipe rampaged through New York City early Saturday attacking other homeless people who were sleeping, killing four and leaving a fifth in critical condition, police said.
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Trump bars immigrants who cannot pay for health care coverage 5.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
President Trump signed a proclamation late Friday barring legal immigrants who cannot prove they will have health care coverage or the means to pay for it within 30 days of their arrival to the United States.
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Editorial: Here's one thing we don't need to fight homelessness: A state of emergency declaration 4.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Two local elected officials have been calling for the governor to declare a state of emergency on homelessness. That's not necessary. We already have what we need from the governor. The rest is up to local officials.

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Trump Signed an Executive Order to “Protect” Medicare. Good Luck if You Have Any Other Type of Insurance. 4.10.2019 Mother Jones
In an apparent attempt to appeal to senior voters—and to divert attention away from the impeachment inquiry rocking the White House—President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday that changes aspects of Medicare Advantage, the private-sector health plan that covers one third of the nation’s Medicare beneficiaries. During his speech, though, the president was far […]
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A familiar voice in insulin debate, Quinn Nystrom jumps into 8th District race 3.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Democrat Quinn Nystrom launched a congressional campaign Thursday against 8th District Republican Pete Stauber.
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Public banks can be formed in California as Newsom signs new law 3.10.2019 LA Times: Business

California is the second U.S. state to let cities and counties establish public banks, which can lend out public funds at low interest rates.

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Boulder narrows in on homelessness strategy with 2020 budget talk 2.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
With the planned closure by May 31, of the facility run by Bridge House at 2691 30th St. and the associated loss of 50 overnight shelter beds, Boulder officials dug into an arrangement to relocate the Path to Home services program operated there.
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