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Guns And Butter

David Morris | Posted 09.26.2016 | Politics
David Morris

In October 2015, when he was a very, very long shot for the Republican nomination, Donald Trump the businessman promised to make the military "much st...

Housing Bill Would Boost Rental Assistance's Effectiveness

Barbara Sard | Posted 12.09.2015 | Politics
Barbara Sard

The nation needs its housing assistance programs to be as efficient and effective as possible, and this legislation -- the Housing Opportunities Through Modernization Act (HOTMA) -- would take major steps toward that goal.

Ryan Grim

Rahm Emanuel's Chicago Housing Authority Sitting On Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars | Ryan Grim | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics

CHICAGO -- Mayor Rahm Emanuel's housing agency has been pulling hundreds of millions of dollars from a fund earmarked for its affordable housing progr...

Push for Progress: Children Cannot Wait

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 04.08.2015 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

So many children have lost ground as the trumped-up fear of excessive debt children did not cause has been used by some in Congress to cut safety net programs we know work.

Sheltering America's Children

Barbara Sard | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics
Barbara Sard

Across the country, there is simply not enough housing assistance to meet the need.  It's time federal housing spending gave higher priority to ensuring that families don't end up on the street.

Elise Foley

Paul Ryan Defends GOP's Proposed Spending Cuts | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) defended Republicans' plan to cut $60 billion from current spending levels, including $1.4 billion in job traini...

Saving Public Housing

Sandra B. Henriquez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sandra B. Henriquez

Change is hard. But when it comes to public housing, change is desperately needed.

Making Public Housing Work for Families

Shaun Donovan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shaun Donovan

we need to "reset" our national housing policy -- to focus not only on homeownership, but to invest in quality rental housing as well.