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By better understanding the local organizations and activities that prepare people for employment, states can help workers advance in their careers and support area industry.
“We lay out our values when we lay out our transportation,” said US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx in a discussion with Urban Institute President Sarah Rosen Wartell last week.
People who experience chronic homelessness are often cited for public nuisances. If they are unable to show up to court, it can mean a cycle of arrests.
Should states tax e-cigarettes at all, and by how much? Should states impose a unit tax on the vape/e-cigarette or the refillable nicotine cartridges or both?
These buildings are more likely to be owned by minorities and more affordable to very low-income families than other rental units.
Both countries face rising rents and aging subsidized housing, but in the United Kingdom, housing is an entitlement and an essential part of the safety net.
The new mandatory enrollment policy simplifies reentry preparation and assistance as people transition from prisons and jails to their communities.
What could change for PFS under new legislation?
The US Interagency Council on Homelessness coordinates the federal government’s work to end homelessness by 2020.
Maps reveal the large shares of indigenous and tribal communities that don’t have enough to eat, but not the long history of their marginalization.

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