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Georgia Lawmaker Park Cannon Wont Be Prosecuted

A district attorney in Atlanta said Wednesday that she will not pursue charges against a Georgia state lawmaker who was arrested during a protest of the state’s sweeping new election law. “After reviewing all of the evidence, I have decided to close this matter,” Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis …

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HUD Allocates Nearly $700 Million For Affordable Housing

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on Tuesday announced the allocation of $689,565,492.92 through the nation’s Housing Trust Fund (HTF) for affordable housing. The Housing Trust Fund was launched in 2008 as an affordable housing production program that complements existing federal, state, and local efforts to increase …

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Consumer Bureau Proposes A Ban On Foreclosures Until 2022

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is planning on banning foreclosures until 2022. According to the bureau, 3 million households are behind on their mortgage payments and almost 1.7 million will run out of their forbearance periods in September. “We are at really an unusual point in history,” Diane Thompson, a …

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Federal Government Will Not Mandate Vaccine Passports

Chief Medical Adviser, Dr. Anthony Fauci, said that the federal government will not mandate vaccine passports. “I doubt that the federal government will be the main mover of a vaccine passport concept,” Dr. Fauci said. “They may be involved in making sure things are done fairly and equitably, but I …

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Biden Promises Help To Tackle Drug Addiction Crisis

President Biden

The Biden Administration revealed its first-year plan to address the nation’s addiction crisis, with 7 priorities highlighted and a focus on the inequality of treatment access. In a video message delivered during the 10th annual Drug and Heroin Summit, President Biden noted that fatal opioid overdoses surged last year as …

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