“I have a concern about too many revenue measures going to the ballot,” Avalos said, referring to a November ballot full of proposed tax raises. “We don’t have enough funding to grow the urban forest, which is a goal (Supervisor Wiener and I) both have. The carbon tax could also help with that. I expect we will have a solution, whether that’s a measure by Yee, Wiener or me by the end of the month.” … [Read more...] about SF supes’ plans return street tree maintenance to city
Wiener has proposed a parcel tax that would fund a tree maintenance program and cue the transfer of tree ownership back to the city. The tax would vary depending on the property — single-family homeowners would pay $30, while condominium owners would pay $20 per unit, and larger commercial buildings would pay a heftier sum based on the number of occupants. … [Read more...] about Homeowners rally for plan to transfer tree ownership back to city
The governor is still pursuing a block-grant-style Medicaid expansion offered by the Trump administration, dubbed the Healthy Adult Opportunity waiver, that would give states more control over Medicaid in exchange for a limit on how much the federal government kicks in. But that proposal wouldn't take effect until 2021. … [Read more...] about Oklahoma scraps plan to expand Medicaid on July 1
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Patel decided that she would end up in the city one way or another. Now 24 with a new public relations job, Patel lives in Washington, D.C. But in two weeks, she’ll pack up her apartment and head to central New Jersey, where she’ll stay with her brother until finding her own place on Manhattan’s East Side. … [Read more...] about Not Everyone Is Fleeing New York City. These People Can’t Wait to Move In.