Obama will visit Flint, Michigan on Wednesday to meet with residents who've lived with contaminated water.
Starting tomorrow, the city of New York plans to evict about 300 people who were displaced by Superstorm Sandy, from the hotels where they’ve been staying.
Desiree Marino, a retired New York City police officer, was flooded out of her home in Brooklyn. She’s been living in the Park Central Hotel in Manhattan.
She spoke yesterday at a press conference with several other people who are slated to be evicted, about wanting to be able to go home:
“We all want to go home, we want to be able to live in a community and do what we’ve done before. They should not be putting us out in the street.”
The temporary housing program has cost the city about $73 million.
Throughout the week, Here & Now is looking at the impact a raise in the minimum wage would have on states, the federal government and workers.