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Brooklyn Law School

July 7, 2017

Friday’s Government Reports Roundup

By Jamila Moore

  • ADP released their National Employment Report. In their report, they assert over 150,000 jobs will become available in the month of June. Furthermore, they standby their assertion even after their May employment prediction missed the mark by 100,000 potential jobs. Despite criticism, ADP representatives believe the labor market is and will remain strong.
  • The National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) released a report entitled, Out of Reach: The High Cost of Housing. The report alleges there is no municipality in America where one can afford a modest two-bedroom if he or she is a minimum-wage worker. For instance, a Minnesota resident spends over half of her monthly income on her family’s housing needs. Moreover, the report continues by analyzing Trump’s budget proposal and its affect on more than a quarter of a million families.
  • Democrats are pleading with, HUD Secretary, Ben Carson, to restore housing rules and funding for the LGBTQ community. Over 30 Democrats signed a letter urging Carson to restore resources protecting members of the LGBTQ community.
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