Tag: Ben Carson

Ryan NicolAugust 2, 2018
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Miami-Dade County has become the latest community in the United States to effectively end the problem of veteran homelessness. A ceremony Thursday commemorated the achievement, spearheaded by the Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust. “After four long years of leaving no stone unturned, I am proud to officially announce that Miami-Dade County has effectively ended homelessness amongst […]

A.G. GancarskiJune 28, 2018
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Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson and Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday that Florida’s $616 million disaster recovery plan was approved. Carson said the money will be for housing issues, via the Community Development Block Grant — Disaster Recovery program. The Secretary also expressed confidence in Florida’s stewardship of the funds, saying that the state’s recovery and mitigation […]

A.G. GancarskiMarch 9, 2018
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In Jacksonville on Friday, HUD Secretary Ben Carson decried mass incarceration and factors that contribute to it, seemingly including his own administration’s cannabis policy. In his remarks, both at the roundtable and in the very limited time this reporter spoke to him as the elevator door closed, Carson suggested that there may be a more robustly pragmatic […]

Mitch PerryOctober 27, 2017
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Julian Castro came to St. Petersburg Friday, where he took a tour of the flagship offices of the Pinellas Ex-offender Re-entry Coalition (PERC). During his visit, the former Housing and Urban Development Secretary praised the work of St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman in helping give ex-felons opportunities for a second chance, as well as (politely) take issue […]


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