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"You can't allow a city like Venice to be devastated by hordes of tourists."
This election is like no other — and cities are preparing for the worst. A number of major U.S. cities are taking steps to avoid widespread voter intimidation and civil unrest ahead of Election Day.
Last week, the Trump administration introduced a new fair housing rule that winds back desegregation requirements — and flouts the review process, setting up a legal challenge. This has been in the works for months.
1/ Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has unveiled legislation that offers billions in federal dollars for cities willing to demolish urban highways that razed or divided neighborhoods decades ago.
These new federal regulations would weaken enforcement of the Fair Housing Act of 1968, which requires communities that receive federal funds to undo their patterns of residential segregation.