Weaver noted there was a great difference between the income of most African Americans and the cost of living.
Gov. Brown is calling for "significant increases" for education, health care, environment, and infrastructure spending in the $123 billion 2016-17 general fund.
Governmental agencies have begun tilting toward less incarceration, and more restorative justice and rehabilitation.
The plan is generating resistance from community members, who say that it will usher in more displacement than truly affordable housing.
Workers are not going to stand for housing prices that make it impossible for them to work and live in the Bay Area.
At City Hall the voice of the people, and the engagement of the public, is often an afterthought: We need to get our priorities straight.
"These decisions show how much is at stake in our nation's highest court and how critical it is that Americans consider the Supreme Court as we choose our next president."
The rent stabilization program was allowed to expire and over 1 million households are now at risk of being priced out when their leases go up for renewal.
In New York, it's truly a tale of two cities: a city of the very rich, growing richer, and the poor, who are growing poorer.
Mayor Bill de Blasio opened his State of the City address with a commitment to maintaining a city that is inclusive and affordable.