A one-time cancellation of health care bills provides only short-term relief, and the growing use of high-interest medical credit cards and loans can deepen the debt.
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The Transformative Climate Communities program funds neighborhood-level action to reduce the pollution driving the climate crisis.
Charging drivers to use certain streets during peak hours will reduce traffic as well as the risk of crashes, he says.
Community-based coalition proposes redirecting dollars to grassroots programs that “actually help keep us safe.”
Hurdles to using vouchers to help cover rent include a long wait in a lottery system and reluctance of landlords to participate in the program.
“The science has changed,” leading to the FDA’s removal of restrictions on blood donation by gay and bisexual men, says UCLA Luskin’s Ayako Miyashita Ochoa.
UCLA Lewis Center finds that Black residents made up 8.6% of L.A.’s population yet represented more than 18% of all pedestrians killed and around 15% of all cyclists killed.
A project to remove car lanes to promote more sustainable modes of transportation is scaled back in a “strange zero-sum battle” that fails to address congestion at its root.
“Housing delayed is housing denied,” he says of the resort town’s failure to comply with state laws requiring cities to zone for low- and middle-income homes.
While national figures reflect an overcount, a new analysis finds that Asian Americans were actually undercounted in some rural parts of the country.