Today, California Globe, a nonpartisan and independent news organizationcovering state news, published “Sen. Jones’ Multi-Pronged Approach to Removing Homeless Encampments,” an exclusive op-ed on homelessness written by State Senator Brian W. Jones (R-Santee).
“Sen. Jones’ Multi-Pronged Approach to Removing Homeless Encampments”
By Senator Brian W. Jones
California’s approach to homelessness is a failure. Tent cities are everywhere; no community is immune. The problem is huge, but there are things we can do that will make a difference in the short-term while we work to solve the long-term.
On December 5th, the first day of the new legislative session, I will introduce a proposal to help communities clean up encampments from sensitive areas in a compassionate manner. We must protect public safety and public health, particularly where our children are concerned.
My measure has a multi-pronged approach that is more than just sweeping the problem away . . .
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