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Kaneland facing another year of budget cuts

The Kaneland School Board is in familiar waters, facing a decline in state revenues and having to prepare for spending cuts to eliminate a projected $930000 budget deficit.

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Seattle City Council rejects Nickelsville legislation

Publicola: Capitol Hill Seattle Blog
Posted on July 30, 2013 – 7:35 am by CHS Staff

In a blow to efforts to better provide resources for the city’s homeless population, the City Council Monday rejected its committee’s legislation to expand areas of the city where homeless encampments are allowed. 119 more words

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Some of the effects of sequestration

Local agencies are already “shelving” vouchers, which means that they aren’t reissuing them to families on the waiting lists when other families leave the program

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This bleak picture is about to get worse

While 140,000 fewer low-income families will receive vouchers by early 2014—increasing the risk of homelessness for many families already deemed at-risk—there will simultaneously be cuts in federal funding that enables communities to assist homeless people.

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“Financially, I’m not able to help out,”

“Financially, I’m not able to help out,” Best told Habitat. “People come up to me and ask me for a dollar, and I don’t have a dollar. 31 more words

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cuts in HUD programs

Due to cuts in other HUD programs, there will be reduced efforts to minimize children’s exposure to lead in older units, and decreased production of new affordable housing for low-income seniors and people with disabilities.

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Low Income housing programs will be hit particularly hard

Republican and Democratic lawmakers largely resigned themselves to allowing sequestration — a policy meant to force them to the negotiating table, not to actually reduce the deficit…

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