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How San Francisco Politics Are Worsening City’s Housing Crisis: A “Right to Build” Amendment to the State Constitution Is Needed

How San Francisco Politics Are Worsening City’s Housing Crisis: A “Right to Build” Amendment to the State Constitution Is Needed

The California housing crisis is well documented (see, for example, my report How to restore the California dream?). Perhaps nowhere is the crisis worse than San Francisco. Two recent incidents show how political play in San Francisco is exacerbating the crisis by making it impossible to build homes quickly and affordably. Brookfield Properties plans to …

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This Montana Democrat invests in a company she blames for the housing crisis

Democrats Monica Tranel owns up to $50,000 in Airbnb stock, according to financial disclosures Monica Tranel (YouTube) Philip Caldwell • September 27, 2022 5:00 a.m. A Democrat running for Montana’s new congressional district may have profited from a company she says is preventing Montana families from affording homes. Monica Tranel has slammed Airbnb and other …

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Chairman of the Board of Avia Solutions Group Gediminas Ziemelis: With 30% of airline fuel costs responsible for jet fuel, fuel price spikes pose a risk of an aviation crisis

LONDON, September 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — In the face of a looming air transport crisis, digital technologies have re-examined what aviation experts have described as sustainable and profitable ways to tackle growing environmental pressures and optimize efficiency. Critically, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are two technology levers that airlines will need to meet their …

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Jackson water: Thompson pushes $200 million in federal funds for crisis

As state and local officials continue to debate the best options for a long-term solution to Jackson’s water problems, Politico reports that at the federal level, House Democrats could allocate as much as $200 million for the beleaguered city water system. The national publication reported that Democratic U.S. Representative Bennie Thompson, who represents the state’s …

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The construction sector has a huge responsibility in the climate crisis

The construction sector has a huge responsibility in the climate crisis Montreuil Gate © Nexity PartPart Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/989430/the-built-environment-industry-has-a-huge-responsibility-in-the-climate-crisis Climate change is becoming more and more real every day: around the world we are seeing a marked increase in climate disasters. Moreover, the latest IPCC report warns us of possible “tipping …

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British universities call for increase in maintenance loans amid student financial woes | cost of living crisis in the UK

The Government is being urged not to forget students in the cost of living crisis as universities report increasing numbers turning to them for help with financial worries. Ahead of Friday’s mini-budget, the Russell Group of research-intensive universities called for an immediate increase in maintenance loans in line with current inflation, as well as an …

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Seattle Fire Dept. expands crisis response while the city waits for new 911 options

Seattle residents have asked city officials to offer more types of crisis response without law enforcement. The College of Mayor and Aldermen has convened a working group on this. Meanwhile, the Seattle Fire Department is expanding its efforts in that direction. The Seattle Fire Department’s Health One teams launched in 2019. They pair firefighters with …

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