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The Spin: New round of Gov. Pritzker vs. Ken Griffin | Dems Casten, Underwood aim for crossover appeal | Lightfoot’s lead pipe replacement program offers window into shifting mindset at City Hall 11.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Welcome to The Spin, the Chicago Tribune's politics newsletter.
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Op-Ed: Los Angeles is going off a fiscal cliff. This is no time to give pay raises to the police 2.9.2020 LA Times: Commentary

LAPD officers are set to get raises and bonuses costing $123 million as the city cuts $104 million from basic services.

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Column: It’s crunch time for Lightfoot’s drive to uplift struggling parts of the South and West Sides. Will it work? 26.8.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
It's crunch time for Lightfoot's efforts to boost the South and West Sides. Will it work?
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The GOP Plan to Slash Unemployment Benefits Puts the Whole Economic Recovery at Risk 25.7.2020 Mother Jones
From her apartment in New Jersey, Elise Nussbaum has spent the past four months counseling dozens of people all over the country—in New York, California, Texas, and beyond—about their money, in the middle of the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. Nussbaum is a financial coach with Neighborhood Trust, a New York nonprofit that […]
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump team’s false comfort on schools, coronavirus 13.7.2020 Denver Post: Local
President Donald Trump's aides are misrepresenting the record on kids and the coronavirus as they push for schools to reopen.
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How North Carolina Transformed Itself Into the Worst State to Be Unemployed 2.7.2020 Mother Jones
This story was published in partnership with ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. By March, when the coronavirus began accelerating through the United States, Shawn Hill-Watkins had been working as a cashier at a Food Lion supermarket […]
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Column One: Two Midwestern cities. Two local billionaires (Koch and Buffett). Which one can boost prosperity? 1.7.2020 LA Times: Nation

In the middle of America, without intention or, really, anyone noticing, a decades-long, real-world experiment shaped by the money, politics and eccentricities of two 80-something billionaires is underway in two equally white, Christian, Republican cities.

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DPS graduates can attend Community College of Denver for free this fall 1.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Eligible 2020 graduates of Denver Public Schools can attend the Community College of Denver for free this fall, the college announced Tuesday.
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I Just Watched My Minneapolis Neighborhood Burn. I’m Staying. 31.5.2020 Mother Jones
For the last four nights, protests and riots have ripped across Minneapolis in an explosion of pain and fury over the alleged murder of George Floyd, a black man, at the hands of white former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin. Early on Friday morning, people overran and torched the police department’s Third Precinct on Lake […]
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Expecting deep cuts due to coronavirus, L.A. County OKs $35.5 billion budget 29.4.2020 LA Times: Health

L.A. County supervisors approved a proposed $35.5 billion budget, but it's likely to change as the financial effects of the coronavirus become clear.

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Q&A: Amy Klobuchar on the difference between talking a good game and getting things done 29.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The Los Angeles Times editorial board talks with Amy Klobuchar about her campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination.

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Op-Ed: Trump's 2021 budget explains Jeff Bezos' monster house deal and L.A.'s homeless crisis 21.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The most draconian cuts in Trump's proposed 2021 budget represent a White House intent on fueling American inequality.

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Trump Isn’t Waging a War on Poverty. He’s Waging a War on Poor People. 14.2.2020 Mother Jones
This week, President Donald Trump released a $4.8 trillion budget proposal that would further decimate the already weakened social safety net. Trump’s plan would make steep cuts to food stamps, Medicaid, housing assistance, and other welfare programs that millions of Americans rely on. But the budget is merely a wish list with no chance of […]
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House Democrats want to spend surplus on early childhood 14.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
House Democrats say some of Minnesota’s projected $1.3 billion in surplus money should go to early learning scholarships and child care providers.
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Wealth and struggle in a liberal bubble that Elizabeth Warren calls home 7.2.2020 LA Times: Nation

The rich and brainy city reflects the Democrat's have-a-plan approach as well as inequality issues at the center of her campaign

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Endorsement: Four more years for David Ryu and three other L.A. City Council incumbents 6.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

In L.A. City Council races, there's value in experience, particularly when leaders embrace change and are willing to do the work to make it happen.

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Read the Full Transcript of Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address 5.2.2020 Mother Jones
Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union address tonight. Here is the full transcript of his remarks, via Vox: Madam Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and my fellow citizens: Three years ago, we launched the great American comeback. Tonight, I stand before you to share […]
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How Wealthy Towns Keep People With Housing Vouchers Out 10.1.2020 Mother Jones
This article was produced in partnership with The Connecticut Mirror, which is a member of the ProPublica Local Reporting Network. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. On a sweltering Saturday afternoon last June, Crystal Carter took a deep […]
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House passes $1.4 trillion federal spending bill 18.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Democratic-controlled House has passed a $1.4 trillion government-wide spending package, handing President Trump a victory on his U.S.-Mexico border fence. It also gives Democrats spending increases across a swath of domestic programs.
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California Is Letting Thousands of Prisoners Out Early. Its Housing Crisis Is Keeping Them From Starting Over. 6.12.2019 Mother Jones
After 15 long years behind bars, Terah Lawyer needed to show the parole board she had somewhere lined up to live. She landed a spot in a facility on Treasure Island and was so grateful to be out that at first she didn’t mind being forced to spend dozens of hours a week in treatment […]
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