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As housing costs climb, legislation targets homelessness
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More cities and states are making it illegal to sleep outside, and that worries housing advocates. Plus, tribal casinos rebound and wildfire mitigation businesses boom.
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The PPI offers a glimpse into what you might be paying for goods and services in the very near future.
In Missouri, it’s now illegal. In Tennessee, it can be a felony. But criminalizing homelessness could make it harder for people to find homes.
Principals are calling, texting and throwing pizza parties in an effort to bring down chronic absenteeism that can affect funding.
Tribal casinos brought in a record $39 billion in 2021, a 40% increase from 2020. That will pay for government operations and social services in tribal communities.
The city paid more than $1.3 million for a system it's using to screen people headed to popular gathering spots.
Tree trimming and brush clearing around a home can improve its chances of making it through a blaze — but those services can be costly.