by Scott Keyes Posted on May 14, 2014
Homelessness is declining nationally, but it's way up in Washington D.C.
by Scott Keyes Posted on May 13, 2014
Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) isn't just reading about poverty. He's out to learn about it firsthand.
by Scott Keyes Posted on May 12, 2014
Why are cities like Daytona Beach giving volunteers like Chico and Debbie Jimenez citations for serving the homeless?
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by Scott Keyes Posted on May 2, 2014 Updated: May 2, 2014
"By giving food, money, or temporary shelter to a homeless person, they are actually enabling the homeless person to continue to live in the creek and use heroin," Temecula Mayor Maryann Edwards said.
by Scott Keyes Posted on April 29, 2014 Updated: April 29, 2014
If enacted, the bill will punish panhandlers with a maximum fine of $200 and up to six months in jail.
by Alan Pyke Posted on April 22, 2014
Gov. Sam Brownback (R) just signed a bill that restores some Kansas school funding while cutting other education spending to the same schools.
by Scott Keyes Posted on April 17, 2014
A reminder of how dangerous it is to be homeless, even in warmer weather.
by Scott Keyes Posted on April 16, 2014
Shaneeka Rainer has been working in minimum wage fast food jobs for a decade, but his congressman doesn't think he deserves a raise.
by Scott Keyes Posted on April 11, 2014
A pastor who served food to the needy for the past six years was recently blocked for not having a permit.
by Alan Pyke Posted on March 11, 2014
Colleges aren't just raising prices, they're placing most of that increased burden on poor families' backs.