Western states rich in coal, oil and natural gas—among them Wyoming, New Mexico and Montana—already rely heavily on those industries and have had their budgets hit hard in recent years by falling energy prices.
With many people outside of the criminal justice system on waiting lists for treatment, some mental health providers are unable to make room for drug users who have been referred to treatment as a way of avoiding arrest.
Acting Mayor London Breed: “He was humble and determined no matter what job he held. He was fair and collaborative no matter the heat of the moment. What mattered was helping his fellow San Franciscans.”
“[I]f one more congressman tells me ‘no problem, they believe in CHIP and they’re going to fund it’ and still they don’t, I think I’m going to scream. Because promises aren’t paying the bills and keeping kids covered.”
“The whole view of the function of streets has had a metamorphosis,” according to DePaul University transportation professor Joe Schwieterman. “It’s made us rethink the opportunity cost of plopping a parking garage in prime downtown property.”