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KATU: 'Your Voice Your Vote': Baby boomer homelessness; Trump's vulgar comment
Author: KATU News
Posted: January 17, 2018

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An alarming trend is taking place on the streets of Portland.

The number of people 55 and older who are becoming homeless for the very first time is growing dramatically.

Why is this happening? And what needs to happen politically to prevent baby boomers from becoming homeless later in life?

Dr. David Bangsberg, dean of OHSU-PSU School of Public Health joins host Steve Dunn to discuss the topic.

In the second segment, Pacific University political science professor Jim Moore joins KATU’s Deb Knapp to discuss the latest firestorm to hit Washington, D.C. – vulgar comments President Donald Trump reportedly made about immigrants from Haiti and Africa.