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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent During his campaign, he often wore tracksuits. When he presented arguments for former President Donald Trump’s impeachment, Jefferies punctuated his remarks by quoting none other than the late hip-hop icon the Notorious B.I.G. New York Rep. Hakeem Jeffries is probably precisely what Democrats need in America’s ...
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    $980 savings for health care coverage and $200 for prescription drugs  Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that families in the Inland Empire will soon see more affordable prescription drugs and lower health insurance premiums because of key provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act: extending Affordable Care Act (ACA) tax credits and allowing Medicare to negotiate directly ...
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    Rep. Pete Aguilar announced $24,142,000 in federal American Rescue Plan funding will be used in the City of Redland’s $30 million project to turn the Good Nite Inn into 98 affordable homes with case management services. The federal funding supports California’s Homekey Program, which works to promote safe and sustainable affordable home communities and ensure ...
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    Rep. Pete Aguilar introduced the Affordable Housing Resident Services Act, legislation that secures funding for affordable housing properties to provide supportive services for their residents. “The COVID-19 pandemic put a spotlight on the lack of supportive services for low-income families in affordable housing,” Rep. Aguilar said. “While the federal government continues to invest in building ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Legislators are looking at the big picture that may expose how the pro-Trump seditious takeover of the U.S. Capitol happened, and dig deeper down to what extent white supremacists make up the ranks of law enforcement and the military. Reportedly, six officers are now on paid suspension and 29 others are being ...
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    by Dianne Anderson Beyond sheltering in place and constant handwashing that has become the new norm, experts and legislators are now scratching the surface of the far-reaching COVID-19. To at least help deal with the economic fallout, some desperately needed money is set to come down to the local level. Last week, Congressman Pete Aguilar ...
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    Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that San Bernardino County will receive $9,991,391 in federal funding through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Continuum of Care (CoC) program. The CoC Program is a federal initiative to end homelessness by empowering communities to provide housing resources and address root causes of homelessness. The latest round of ...
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    Representative Pete Aguilar announced that Citadel Community Development Corporation, a San Bernardino-based nonprofit, received a grant of $1,500,000 from the United States Department of Labor. The grant funding will allow Citadel to carry out its mission of helping formerly-incarcerated Inland Empire residents re-enter the workforce by funding on-the-job training and support for new hires. “Whether it’s ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Job seekers will put some extra spring in their step and brush off their dusty resumes ahead of the 50 big name employers ready to hire at next week’s job fair. Hiring is getting better — albeit for some more than others. Unemployment continues running about double for African Americans than for ...