Poverty http://wyso.org en Dayton Residents Call For “Robin Hood Tax” http://wyso.org/post/dayton-residents-call-robin-hood-tax <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-91d15bb7-2e57-23a5-cd4e-2ea8c07ee698"><span style="font-size: 19px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">A group of protesters gathered in front of Ohio Congressman Mike Turner’s Dayton office Friday to call for the passage of a so-called “Robin Hood tax.” The demonstration is one of several across the country timed with the anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination in 1968. </span></span></p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 20:28:44 +0000 Lewis Wallace 48058 at http://wyso.org Dayton Residents Call For “Robin Hood Tax” Farm Bill Deal Leaves Some Food Stamp Recipients Out In The Cold http://wyso.org/post/farm-bill-deal-leaves-some-food-stamp-recipients-out-cold <p><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">The House of Representatives passed a compromise farm bill Wednesday, which among other provisions will makes some cuts to food stamps.</span><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;"> The deal includes $8.6 billion in cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Wed, 29 Jan 2014 19:23:20 +0000 Emily McCord 45224 at http://wyso.org Volunteers Conduct Homeless Count In Montgomery County http://wyso.org/post/volunteers-conduct-homeless-count-montgomery-county <p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">In the midst of the ongoing intense cold weather, teams of volunteers are spreading across Montgomery County Wednesday morning for the yearly statewide census of homelessness. The count gives service organizations a snapshot of how many people are on the streets or in shelters on a given night, and it is required for counties that receive affordable housing assistance from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.</span></p><p></p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 16:07:16 +0000 Lewis Wallace 45192 at http://wyso.org Volunteers Conduct Homeless Count In Montgomery County Ohio U.S. Senators Weigh In On The War On Poverty http://wyso.org/post/ohio-us-senators-weigh-war-poverty <p></p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 12:12:56 +0000 Lewis Wallace 44551 at http://wyso.org Ohio U.S. Senators Weigh In On The War On Poverty Shelters Work To Get People Inside During Extreme Weather http://wyso.org/post/shelters-work-get-people-inside-during-extreme-weather <p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">With temperatures running dangerously low, workers from local shelters are working overtime to get people in off the streets. While hundreds in the Dayton area are experiencing homelessness, most have found a way to be inside.</span></p><p></p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 20:21:03 +0000 Lewis Wallace 44290 at http://wyso.org Shelters Work To Get People Inside During Extreme Weather