- Making News: Henry Cisneros on Affordable Housing in America
More Americans own homes than ever before. But, home prices are rising so fast that increasing numbers of people can-t afford to buy places to live. And, almost a million Americans are homeless. But the growing crisis in housing has not been an issue in this year-s presidential campaign. Two former housing secretaries want to do something about that. Republican Jack Kemp served the first Bush Administration, and Democrat Henry Cisneros served President Clinton. They-ve co-authored a book, and Secretary Cisneros appearing at this week-s 4th Annual California Real Estate Summit in Newport Beach.
California-s Health-related Ballot Initiatives
Five of the 16 measures on November-s ballot deal with health care from mental health to stem-cell research. Just two of them have already generated almost 4,000 commercials at a cost of 5 million dollars. TV viewers be prepared. There are going to be many more. Tonight, we-ll look at all five propositions, not by opposing the pros and cons, but by explaining what they provide, what their impact is likely to be and who-s backing each side.