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Groups decry food stamp cuts to pay for teachers

Advocates for the poor are sharply criticizing a bill championed by Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., that will give states $26 billion for education and health programs – including more than $500 million for Washington state…

Source: http://blog.seattlepi.com


Budget cuts not helping homeless vets

The budget-cutting ax on Capitol Hill, could jeopardize a major effort to help homeless veterans in Connecticut.

Source: http://www.wtnh.com


US hunger, homelessness soar amid cuts in social spending Half of Americans either poor or low-income

Amid continuous attacks on social services in the United States, hunger and homelessness are growing at epidemic rates, according to a report released Thursday by the United States Conference of Mayors.

Source: http://www.wsws.org


Homeless Vet Aided Dying Bellevue Mom

A homeless veteran?, a married couple and a passerby who abandoned her running car were among those who came to the aid a Bellevue mother of two killed in a Seattle shooting rampage that took the lives of six people, the SeattlePI.com reported. 41 more words


City awards $27 million to construct 476 affordable housing units

McGinn made the announcement with Office of Housing Director Rick Hooper in the parking lot of the Thunderbird Motel on Aurora Avenue, which closed in 2010 after the City declared it a chronic nuisance property due to frequent criminal activity. 44 more words


Labor Department announces grants to train homeless vets

The Labor Department today awarded 90 grants totaling more than $20 million to fund job training and support services that officials said will help more than 11,000… 23 more words