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Sunday notes - Three working papers and three prediction markets

It is Sunday morning and I really shouldn’t be blogging, but I just have time to share a couple of working papers with you.

First on the list yet another great paper from my friend… 993 more words

Scott Sumner

veterans first take a 10-week class on aspects of agriculture and small-scale farming

The veterans first take a 10-week class on aspects of agriculture and small-scale farming, such as soil management, planting techniques, irrigation and how to deal with insects and mildew. 22 more words

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Black Homless: The number of homeless people “went from 643,067 in 2009 to 636,017 in 2011,”

The number of homeless people “went from 643,067 in 2009 to 636,017 in 2011,” according to the report.Unfortunately, other factors suggest that homelessness may affect a greater percentage of Americans in the future.

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GOP senators to visit Air Force base, sound military budget cut alarm in North ...

LAS VEGAS — A trio of Republican senators is sounding the alarm about billions in looming military budget cuts on tap for January, stopping their tour Monday at a Nevada Air Force base and the city of North Las Vegas. 14 more words

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King County Bus Riders, Brace Yourselves

In blocking a vote on a transportation package before the Washington State Legislature adjourned this weekend, Senate Republicans led by Rodney Tom utterly failed anyone who rides the bus—or drives through or around—King County. 36 more words

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Ending Family Homelessness

The House Operating Budget fully funds all these programs and adds a new program called “Ending Family Homelessness” which aims to end homelessness for households with children who are unsheltered or living in shelters and motels.

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Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)

Many thousands more are living in deep poverty and paying more than they can afford for rent, leaving them extremely vulnerable to homelessness.

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