Headlines for August 2, 2021

The cost of staying alive is driving us into poverty

Opinion: Narrowing the U.S. wealth gap is important. Narrowing the racial wealth gap is urgent.

Congress fails to extend eviction moratorium, despite last-minute effort


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Governor Murphy Signs State Budget Preserving Affordable Housing Trust Fund
By Kelsey Turner - July 14, 2021

Governor Phil Murphy has signed the fiscal year 2022 state budget into law, making a full investment in the state’s Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF). This year’s budget not only preserves full funding of the AHTF, it proposes to pay for other, non-AHTF programs from general revenue. 

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