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Trump budget proposal would cut federal programs for poor

“From funding for affordable housing, to money for heating assistance, to legal help for the poor, President Donald Trump’s proposed federal budget aims to cut or eliminate a host of anti-poverty programs, many of which have existed for decades. “’This budget is a complete attack on poor people,” said Rochelle Jackson, public policy advocate at […]

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PHOTOS: Pittsburghers Protest Gender Inequity On ‘A Day Without A Woman’

“Pittsburgh women rallied downtown Wednesday in solidarity against what some called decades of harmful and misogynistic policies. More than 300 people gathered outside the City-County Building — most wearing red, the demonstration’s nationally designated color — to show the power of women and female-identified workers in society…. Representatives from local nonprofits Women & Girls Foundation and […]

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