Carson, Benjamin S

Trump and California See Same Homeless Problem, but Not the Same Solutions

NYT > U.S. > Politics SAN FRANCISCO — Open-air heroin use. Sidewalks smeared in human feces. Blocklong homeless camps and people with severe mental illnesses wading through traffic in socks and hospital clothes. You would be forgiven if you thought that those descriptions of California’s urban ills came from the mouth of the state’s biggest […]

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HUD Delays Disaster Preparation Money for Puerto Rico

NYT > U.S. > Politics WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said on Friday that it would delay about $9 billion in disaster prevention funds to Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands, distributing the money separately from funds for nine states, citing concerns over corruption and fiscal management. The funds are part of $16 […]

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