Public housing would receive big boost from Build Back Better Act

WASHINGTON — Across the country, more than 2 million Americans live in public housing, which are homes provided for and often maintained by the federal government and tax dollars. But in recent years, many of those facilities have fallen into disrepair. The Park Morton apartments in Washington, D.C. is one of those complexes. For Shonta’ … Read more

Kyrsten Sinema Is Saving A Tax Shelter For Celebrities And Rock Stars

WASHINGTON ― Rich people are literally buying themselves tax cuts through phony land deals, but Democrats are hesitating to put a stop to it. The first version of the Build Back Better Act included a crackdown on so-called “syndicated conservation easements,” but Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) insisted it be removed, two sources with knowledge of … Read more

Students at HBCUs push for change and more funding

WASHINGTON, D.C. — They are some of the most historically-significant colleges in our country. Historically Black colleges and universities, or HBCUs, are defined by the federal government as any college that was founded prior to 1964 and whose primary mission has been the education of Black Americans. “I feel like this is a family, you … Read more