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In this 2012 file photo, then-Mayor Michael Bloomberg joins Obama administration HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan at the grand opening of the Via Verde affordable housing development in the Bronx.
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“To come in and blatantly eliminate these programs because you’re trying to meet a budget number … it’s actually alarming,” one industry veteran said.
President Donald Trump wants to wipe out the Community Development Block Grant program, which is part of a $6 billion, or 13 percent, reduction in the fiscal 2018 budget for the Department of Housing and Urban Development, CNBC reports

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Hours after a federal judge blocked his revised travel ban, President Trump slammed the ruling at a rally in Nashville.

A federal judge in Hawaii issued a nationwide order Wednesday evening blocking Trump’s ban on travel from parts of the Muslim world, dealing a stinging blow to the White House and signaling that Trump will have to account in court for his heated rhetoric about Islam… Continue reading

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Uncle Sam is prioritizing the fight against homelessness like he never has before.

Federal funding for programs addressing homelessness is at its highest level ever, according to a report by the National Alliance to End Homelessness provided to The Huffington Post.

Through several initiatives by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Department of Health and Human Services

Business News Eleven former Atlanta public school educators were convicted Wednesday of participating in a massive cheating conspiracy. Prosecutors say they changed students' scores on standardized tests dating back to 2005  in what is being called the biggest cheating scandal in U.S. history.
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ATLANTA (AP) — A group of former Atlanta educators convicted in a test cheating scandal were locked up in jail Thursday as they await sentences that could send them to prison for years.

In one of the nation’s largest cheating scandals of its kind, the 11 defendants were convicted Wednesday of racketeering for their roles in a scheme to inflate students’ scores on standardized exams.

They include teachers… Continue reading

Featured Articles Indiana Gov. Mike Pence declares a public health emergency in Scott County over an HIV outbreak.
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Just days after Indiana Gov. Mike Pence declared a public health emergency in his state due to an HIV outbreak, it was revealed the county at the center of the explosion has been without a testing center since early 2013, reports the Huffington Post.

The clinic in Scott County and four other Planned Parenthood facilities in the state, all of which provided HIV testing and… Continue reading

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