Supportive housing reduces homelessness, improves public safety and saves taxpayer money. It’s the kind of successful program that brings together the public and private sector, nonprofits and faith-based groups — even Democrats and Republicans. So, why is it suddenly under attack by the state of Texas? “This doesn’t make any
By César Rodriguez, LMTonline.com / Laredo Morning Times Published 2:52 pm CDT, Friday, October 16, 2020 State police in Laredo have arrested two people in connection with a sex trafficking case linked to San Antonio, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. The case unfolded at about 7:30 p.m. Oct.
Homeless Texans with certain criminal records could be blocked from one of the few paths they have to social services and a stable home if Gov. Greg Abbott approves a proposed new rule for residents in some subsidized housing units. The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs is proposing
AUSTIN (Nexstar) — A roundtable was held in the Capital on Wednesday to discuss federal funding coming to Texas to aid domestic violence and child sex trafficking victims. Texas will receive $163 million in federal formula funding to Texas victim assistance and compensation programs, and an additional $1.5 million will