Fort Lauderdale city commissioners will be voting tonight on the proposed ordinance that could cripple groups that distribute food to the city's homeless. The crux of the ordinance deals with applying rules on food handling, providing toilet facilities and hand-washing areas, and requirements on h ... More >>
Fort Lauderdale is set to pass ordinances that would make an already difficult life for the city's homeless even more so. During a public workshop in January, it was announced that the city planned to pass ordinances that would effectively ban groups from sharing food with the homeless and make it ... More >>
Despite the warm weather, Florida is one of the worst places to be homeless in the country. Almost every year, the state gets ragged on by the National Coalition for the Homeless for being one of the "meanest" in the union. Cities like Miami, Sarasota, Pensacola, and St. Pete have been specifically ... More >>
Judging by the front page story in this week's edition of "The Our Town News", yes. On the direct-mail community newspaper's web site, the article about the city's commissioners and residents disdain for the homeless men and women selling The Homeless Voice is featured next to a story about a ... More >>
When you're down and out in West Palm, a free ticket to New York can mean just being homeless in another city
The homeless population is skyrocketing, but you'd never know it by reading the dailies
Getting rid of those folks with buckets equals getting rid of one of the county's better homeless-assistance programs.