Rep. Maxine Waters: Feds Should Spend More on Homeless, Housing

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Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., speaks at the 2018 California Democrats State Convention. (Denis Poroy/Associated Press)

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Rep. Maxine Waters Says Feds Should Spend More on Homeless

On Wednesday, veteran Democratic Congresswoman Maxine Waters of Los Angeles will convene a summit in L.A. to explore what California’s is doing to solve homelessness. Waters doesn’t think it’s nearly enough, even with lots of new spending on homelessness programs by the state of California and cities like L.A. and San Francisco. In response, Waters has introduced legislation that would commit billions of federal dollars to get America’s homeless population housed. But is that realistic in this current political climate?
Guest: Rep. Maxine Waters

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