Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

  • From CNN: The job market continues to recover as unemployment rates drop in 39 states. http://bit.ly/9aQVJI
  • There was a lot of news regarding the vote for the extension of unemployment benefits. Here are two articles covering the Senate’s approval: http://bit.ly/aTEEqz and http://bit.ly/9FJ9TM (From Off the Charts)
  • And then, finally, the House approves the benefits extension: http://bit.ly/bZEeRv
  • An interesting  Washington Post article, “Obama’s Next Focus of Reform: Housing Finance” http://bit.ly/cRWeQC
  • How the heat can be tragic for the homeless in Phoenix: Two homeless men were found dead over the weekend and it was most likely caused by the heat.  http://ow.ly/2e2Nq
  • NY Times series on “the new poor” looks at job training and long-term unemployment: http://nyti.ms/cnsYLT
  • From Change.org- The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently announced that $30.2 million in grant money will be distributed to state HIV housing programs.  http://bit.ly/9OrjUy

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