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Gavin Newsom Takes Aim at California’s NIMBYism

Like earthquakes, droughts, and surfing, inadequate and overpriced housing seems to be a permanent part of life in California. It has been blamed for all sorts of maladies, from an epidemic of homelessness to growing emigration by businesses and individuals ...
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It’s a big deal: Newsom’s housing budget, explained

No wonder Gov. Gavin Newsom dropped those hints earlier this week about an upcoming “Marshall Plan” for affordable housing. Sure, he’d made ambitious campaign promises to combat California’s housing crisis: leading the effort to build 3.5 million units over the...
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Western Center Applauds Gov. Newsom’s Push to End Deep Poverty with Budget Proposal     Increased CalWORKs grants will make California the 2nd state to provide grants that bring families to 50 percent of the federal poverty line Sacramento, Calif....
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