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The legal status of land in Indian Country is complicated and makes obtaining mortgages difficult.
Though many consider all green finance innovative, most instruments are conventional and could be improved by a heightened emphasis on results.
Avoiding a government shutdown is now considered success, but the budget process is not the problem.
Proposed for elimination, the Community Development Block Grant has been a major source of flexible funds aimed at helping low-income people.
Puerto Rico’s Medicaid program is rapidly running out of money, which puts the health of 1.3 million participants at risk.
Homelessness in Indian Country primarily takes the form of doubling up rather than sleeping on the street, making it less conspicuous.
The Trump Administration's proposed cuts and tax reforms could reduce housing availability and affordability in rural communities.
President Trump's budget would slash funding to, or abolish, programs that provide significant financial support to nonprofits across the country.
New child care regulations put DC at the leading edge of a field typically marked by low wages and inconsistent quality.
Policies aimed at increasing school choice will only work if those choices are accessible to families via transportation.

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