To: Scott Jenkins,
Subject: Don't Forget About Affordable Housing
Date: Thu Jun 12 12:26:52 MDT 2014

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June 12, 2014

Don't Forget About Affordable Housing, Survey Says

A recent survey shows most people think state and local governments aren't doing enough to ensure a sufficient supply of affordable housing. Several cities are trying to help.


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Minn. County Joins Cities Refusing to Detain Immigrants
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Jurors Have Trouble Convicting Legislator of Bribery
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