State Assembly speaker announces proposal for affordable housing plan

Introduced by State Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, the Affordable Housing Plan is an attempt to confront the state’s issue of homelessness by taxing real estate transaction documents, increasing the state’s Low Income Housing Tax Credit, and using portions of funds saved from Proposition 47 to invest in rapid re-housing for formerly incarcerated Californians.
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East Bay leaders hold forum on police accountability

East Bay elected officials held a town hall meeting to discuss police accountability Wednesday night, giving community members the opportunity to voice concerns about the disconnect many feel exists between law enforcement officials and minority communities.
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Election 2014 Endorsements: State and national candidates

Jerry Brown California Governor For California’s next governor, incumbent Jerry Brown should continue at the helm of the state. Though at time Brown has a tense relationship with the University of California, we feel that in comparison to his competitor, Republican candidate Neel Kashkari, Brown is more qualified and better
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