..spent the day with a homeless family here in Seattle, yet it felt like spending the day with a normal family…
Speaking at a Vancouver Board of Trade luncheon Tuesday, Falcon revealed plans for a new online budget simulator to allow people to see the effects of service cuts and tax increases to the economy.
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“We’re asking for $15 because in order to support one person in a one bedroom apartment you need to make $14.88. We don’t make anywhere near that and we’re all on food stamps.”
The Obamas were chosen to get this year’s Jerald Washington Memorial Founders Award according to the National Coalition for Homeless VeteransNCHV and Barack …
Extraordinary Abuse Of DeFraud Against Veterans That Has PTSD And Other Disabilities.
National Review editorialized that the Economic Stimulus Act of 2013 will reverse the welfare-to-work provisions that Bill Clinton signed in the 1990s, and will again base federal grants to states on the number of people signed up for welfare rather than at a flat rate.One of the experts who worked on the 1996 bill said that the provisions would lead to the largest one-year increase in welfare spending in American history.The House bill provides $4 billion to pay 80% of states’ welfare caseloads.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. federal budget deficit increased $70 billion in July and is on track to top $1 trillion for the fourth straight year. … That’s when tax increases and deep spending cuts will take effect unless Congress reaches a budget agreement.
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Under a federal housing program that helps roughly 100,000 Americans, homeless and formerly homeless veterans will lose assistance due to the sequester. The program is run by the Department of Housing and Urban Development and provides state grants to help veterans get housing.