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Gov. of California asked to declare homelessness a state of emergency

The numbers are pretty bad. California has 116,000 homeless, more than any other state. That number rose 11% last year. Countless millions are spent on homeless services, but it just isn't enough. Some say it's time for Gov. Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency, to unlock even more funds to combat the problem. Others wonder if homelessness is a problem the government can even solve? They say the state would have better luck going after the price of housing, which pushes people into homelessness.

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The root of the problem isn't homeless people, it's the housing they can't afford.
It's a serious problem that plagues cities up and down the state. Voice of San Diego, a nonprofit news site, "asked local leaders and homeless providers what they think is keeping San Diego from ending homelessness and what could be done to solve it."
This LA Times story highlights just how far this problem is. 1 in 10 California State College students are homeless according to a recent study. COLLEGE STUDENTS!
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Gov. of California asked to declare homelessness a state of emergency
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#HomelessEmergency
#PleaseSolveHousing