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California governor signs laws aimed at homeless crisis

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed seven new laws aimed at addressing the state's homeless crisis as the nation’s most wealthy and populous state struggles to keep people off the streetsBy ADAM BEAM Associated PressSeptember 30, 2021, 12:33 AM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleSACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California Gov.…
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Census: Relief payments staved off hardship in COVID crash

The share of Americans living in poverty rose slightly as the COVID-19 pandemic shook the economy last year, but massive relief payments pumped out by Congress eased hardship for manyBy RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated PressSeptember 14, 2021, 2:38 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleWASHINGTON -- The share of…
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