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Newsom rejects claims his homelessness plan isn’t working

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday rejected claims by the sheriff of California’s most populous county that record spending on homelessness initiatives isn’t putting a dent in the problem of people living in the streets and the state isn't held accountable for where the billions of dollars go. Los Angeles County…
bubmag
January 13, 2022
Homeless

Washington governor calls on lawmakers for ‘bold’ action

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday called on state lawmakers to take action on a multitude of issues during their 60-day legislative session, including addressing the homelessness crisis, helping children impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and taking more steps to address climate change. In his…
bubmag
January 11, 2022
Homeless

Joleen Nez: A Death in Custody

How racism, negligence, and a politically connected medical provider turned homelessness into a capital crime. January 10, 2022 Illustration by Joe Ciarediello. On April 16, 2020, Officer Preston Panana walked up to Joleen Nez at the corner of Texas Street and Zuni Avenue in Albuquerque. Nez was living in a…
bubmag
January 10, 2022