In cities across the country, our communities face crises of housing affordability, dangerous and unsustainable infrastructure, unprecedented inequality, and attacks on our right to participate democratically in determining our future. To read the rest of this article, click here.
Elizabeth Warren has long been calling for a federal probe into the short-term property rental industry – a shot aimed square at the upside-down-heart logo of Airbnb. This Tyrannosaurus Disruptus is swinging a $30bn tail through rental markets from Venice, California, to Venice, Italy. Now, people are starting to pay attention.
San Francisco’s battle to impose regulations on the short-term rental industry intensified this week with the introduction of legislation that would impose tougher time limits and a call for a federal probe into the industry. Click here to read the rest of this article.
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Partnership for Working Families’ Statement of Support for the Standing Rock Water Protectors
NATIONAL – Partnership for Working Families stands in solidarity with the peaceful protesters at Standing Rock Camp in resisting Energy Transfer Partners’ Dakota Access Pipeline. Below is Partnership for Working Families Executive Director Nikki Fortunato Bas’ statement:
The following is a statement from Partnership for Working Families Executive Director Nikki Fortunato Bas:
Yesterday, like many of you, I grieved for our country and for those we hold dear. We now face a future in which our previous victories may be dismantled, while hatred and scapegoating of our communities become the norm.
Today the Kentucky Supreme Court blocked Louisville's $9 an hour minimum wage. Below is a statement from Partnership for Working Families Executive Director, Nikki Fortunato Bas:
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