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California Asks Trump for Housing Vouchers to Aid Homeless

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday asked President Donald Trump to approve more housing vouchers as Trump's administration weighs in on the state's massive homelessness problem. Members of the administration visited Los Angeles last week to view the c...
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California Has Housing Crisis, Legislature Has No Fix Yet

SACRAMENTO — Crisis. Emergency. California lawmakers are describing the state’s housing crunch in dire terms. But few seem to agree on what to do about it. The political wrangling over the last few weeks around bills to cap rent increases, set new rules ...
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Governor Newsom Proposes $213B State Spending Plan

SACRAMENTO — California Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed a $213 billion state budget Thursday that boosts spending on K-12 education, wildfires and homelessness while putting more money toward state reserves and debt. The revised budget is up $4.5 billion from hi...