Nearly a Decade After Katrina, 81% of Homes are Rebuilt
 

Nearly a Decade After Katrina, 81% of Homes are Rebuilt

Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Staff, Posted: Mar 26, 2015

It has become painfully evident that much more time will be needed for the entire city of New Orleans to recover from the 2005 storm.

 

Experts, Seniors Tell CA Lawmakers 'Hear Us' on Rising Elder Poverty

 

New America Media, News Report, Paul Kleyman, Posted: Mar 24, 2015

Seniors told California lawmakers, “Listen to us” at a hearing on rising poverty among elders, straining their food, income, health and housing.

 

Uncle Sam Wants DACA Recipients to Avoid Tax Scams

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Mar 12, 2015

The IRS said Wednesday that DACA recipients are not required to have health insurance -- and won't face related tax penalties.

 

Study: Gentrification a 'Real Threat' in Richmond

 

Richmond Pulse, News Report, RP Editors, Posted: Mar 10, 2015

As concerns about affordable housing and gentrification grow in Richmond, a new study finds that it may not be too late to prevent residents from being displaced.

DHS Funding Feud Ends: How It Hurt GOP’s Image with Latinos

 

VOXXI, News Report, Posted: Mar 05, 2015

Republicans in Congress dodged a partial shutdown of DHS when they passed a clean funding bill.

 

Telemarketing Scam Team that Targeted Spanish Speakers Banned by FTC

 

New America Media, News Report, George White, Posted: Mar 03, 2015

The defendants in a scheme that targeted Spanish-speaking consumers have been banned from telemarketing.

President Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Bill, Invoking Integrity of Review Process

 

Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Feb 24, 2015

President Barack Obama on February 24 vetoed legislation that would have forced the Keystone XL pipeline through by eliminating the need for State Department approval for the project, which crosses the international border with Canada.

West Coast Port Employers Expect Shutdown Due to Congestion

 

Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Feb 11, 2015

Operators of port terminals and shipping lines do not want to lock out the longshoremen, but a move would be inevitable if cargo congestion persists at ports that handle about $1 trillion in trade annually, said Pacific Maritime Association CEO James McKenna.

 

In State of the Union, Obama Calls on GOP to Help Middle Class

 

Washington Informer, News Report, Dorothy Rowley, Posted: Jan 21, 2015

In his sixth State of the Union address, the president challenged the GOP to uplift the middle class with more trade deals and higher taxes for the rich.

 

A Small Business Solution to Shrinking Workforce--Hire Seniors

 

Yahoo Small Business/New America Media , News Feature, Mark Taylor , Posted: Jan 18, 2015

As competition heats up for reliable, experienced workers small businesses should stop ignoring one source of potential employees--older Americans.

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