Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson on Wednesday will propose聽tripling the amount the poorest households are expected to pay for rent as well as encourage those receiving housing subsidies to work, according to the administration’s legislative proposal obtained by The Washington Post.
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The move to overhaul how low-income rental subsidies are calculated would affect more than 4.5 million families relying on federal housing assistance.聽The proposed legislation would require congressional Corey Knebel Womens Jersey approval.
Carson plans to lay out the administration’s plans in a press call about an hour before a Wednesday afternoon House Financial Services subcommittee hearing on rent restructuring.
At the time, NFL TV ratings were dropping, fans were threatening to boycott and sponsors were becoming disgruntled with the league as more than 200 players knelt during the anthem as a peaceful protest. 聽
Game Brandon Bolden Jersey The problem we have is, we have a president (Trump) who will use (kneeling) as fodder to do his mission that I don’t feel is in the best interests of America, said聽New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who is a personal friend of Trump’s. Kraft donated $1 million to the Trump campaign through his LLC. Kraft referred to the kneeling as the elephant in the room and called Trump’s public comments divisive and horrible.聽
Former San Francisco 49ers聽quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who started聽kneeling in 2016 as a protest against racial injustice and police brutality, was also a key聽topic at the meeting.聽Eric Reid, Kaepernick’s former teammate and the first player to kneel alongside him, attended the meeting wearing a Kaepernick T-shirt. He expressed concern聽that the QB was being blackballed.聽
I feel like he was hung out to dry, Reid said. Everyone in here is talking about how much they support us. … Nobody stepped up and said we support Colin’s right to do this. We all let him become Public Enemy No. 1 in this country, and he still doesn’t have a job.