There is some good news from the Department of Transportation! The DOT gives $7.3M to help get people to needed healthcare. The announcement was made through the Department’s Federal Transit Authority (FTA). The money comes in the form of Rides to Wellness Demonstration and Innovative Coordinated Access and Mobility Grants that will be given to 19 transportation projects over 16 states. The goal is to help those who don’t drive get necessary healthcare via better public transportation.
S.B 1070, the Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act (passed in 2010) has long been the focus of controversy. It is the strictest anti-immigration law in the U.S., making it mandatory for police officers to ask those pulled over to “show me your papers” to prove their legal immigration status. After several legal challenges, a settlement was reached in which Arizona backs off on discriminatory traffic stops targeting immigration status, among other things.
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