December 16, 2018. WUSF News.
Back in October, hundreds of Hillsborough County residents packed the pews of Tampa’s First Seventh Day Adventist Church.
was an interfaith gathering of congregations, all members of the
Hillsborough Organization for Progress and Equality (HOPE). People
chatted and a choir led the group in singing hymns, but before too long,
they got down to business.
December 5, 2018. The Charleston Chronicle.
Charleston City Council’s regularly scheduled December 4 meeting appeared almost a feeding frenzy as Mayor John Tecklenburg and councilmembers discussed the city’s 2019 annual budget. The mayor is proposing a nearly $223 million operating budget and several entities seeking municipal funding are in line for a share. They include a group that wants the city to increase the minimum wage for its employees to $15 per hour.
November 21, 2018. Topeka Capital-Journal.
Topeka will send eight leaders from the Momentum 2022 economic development initiative to learn about collaboration, making cities work and leadership through the Harvard Bloomberg City Leadership Initiative, the city announced Wednesday.
November 18, 2018. The Daily Progress.
A housing fund likely will be included in Albemarle County’s fiscal year 2020 budget.
county Board of Supervisors last week heard again from community
members and members of Interfaith Movement Promoting Action by
Congregations Together who want the board to establish a housing fund
with annual and consistent funding.
Dershimer, with Thomas Jefferson Memorial Church serves on IMPACT’s
affordable housing committee. She said in an interview that IMPACT
members are pleased that supervisors agreed to direct county staff to
work on the group’s proposals related to affordable housing.
November 15, 2018. Courier and Press.
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Two planned affordable housing developments in Evansville will receive state financial assistance.
the two projects represent about $25 million in investment, according
to city officials. They are slated for 2019 completion.