With their job prospects so dismal, they have little recourse but to join the already surging assistance rolls.
A nonpartisan study shows that granting them such status would allow them to pay a great deal more.
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With more than 1 in 5 citizens receiving assistance, it has more people on the program than the population of Boston or Seattle.
As Colorado struggles for an answer, pot advocates say too many levies could drive users back to the black market.
You won't believe the wait time for police help. The city's financial crisis is taking a toll on emergency services.
The former Treasury secretary hits the lecture circuit, where he picked up $400,000 for just 3 speeches.
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