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City Council approves zoning for Chicago’s second-tallest building

Mayor Lori Lightfoot promised "significant consequences" if the developers fail to meet their commitments on hiring minority- and women-owned firms to help wit [...] Read full article: City Council approves zoning for Chicago...→

City Council approves zoning for Chicago’s second-tallest building

Mayor Lori Lightfoot promised "significant consequences" if the developers fail to meet their commitments on hiring minority- and women-owned firms to help wit [...] Read full article: City Council approves zoning for Chicago...→

Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVID-19 Protections From City

Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVID-19 Protections From City

The Chicago Teachers Union doubled up on its demands Wednesday, calling for police out of the schools but also for more protective measures against coronavirus [...] Read full article: Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVI...→

City Council will hold June 25 virtual work session on tree protection ordinance - Atlanta INtown Paper

City Council will hold June 25 virtual work session on tree protection ordinance - Atlanta INtown Paper

The Atlanta City Council will hold a remote work session on the tree protection ordinance rewrite Thursday, June 25 at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held remotel [...] Read full article: City Council will hold June 25 virtual w...→

Boston City Council votes to ban facial-recognition technology

Boston City Council votes to ban facial-recognition technology

Boston City Councilors voted unanimously to ban the use of facial-recognition technology by police — technology the department currently doesn’t use anyway due [...] Read full article: Boston City Council votes to ban facial-...→

Seattle business owner says he plans to move due to lack of leadership and 'socialist' city council

Seattle business owner says he plans to move due to lack of leadership and 'socialist' city council

Joey Rodolfo, the owner of a clothing store in Seattle, Wash., told “Fox & Friends” that he plans to move out of the state citing “no leadership” and a “social [...] Read full article: Seattle business owner says he plans to ...→

Fort Worth NAACP, Community Groups Present Demands to City Council on Police-Community Relations

Fort Worth NAACP, Community Groups Present Demands to City Council on Police-Community Relations

Members and supporters of a local NAACP chapter spoke before the Fort Worth city council members, listing their demands concerning police and community relatio [...] Read full article: Fort Worth NAACP, Community Groups Prese...→

City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on Closed Glenarm Place

City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on Closed Glenarm Place

A new program allows groups of restaurants to apply for a permit for large patio dining areas. Read full article: City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on...→

Chokehold Ban, Police Union Contract Changes Debated By City Council

Chokehold Ban, Police Union Contract Changes Debated By City Council

Philadelphia City Council debated reforms to policing, including a chokehold ban and requiring public input to police union contracts, at the same time police [...] Read full article: Chokehold Ban, Police Union Contract Cha...→

Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testing Sites as City Prepares for Phase 4

Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testing Sites as City Prepares for Phase 4

The city of Chicago is launching four mobile coronavirus testing sites starting Tuesday in a new pilot program, according to the mayor’s office. Read full article: Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testi...→

Brooklyn-based recycling coalition calls for funding from City Council - amNewYork

A group of low-income recyclers is calling on City Council to include support for this coalition in the city's post-COVID-19 economic plan. Members of Read full article: Brooklyn-based recycling coalition calls...→

City Council gives mayor, health commissioner until Tuesday to turn over report on NYPD-involved deaths

City Council gives mayor, health commissioner until Tuesday to turn over report on NYPD-involved deaths

The City Council is putting pressure on the mayor's office and the city's health commissioner to turn over an internal report that allegedly shows undercounted [...] Read full article: City Council gives mayor, health commiss...→

Council approves FY21 operating budget including 34% property tax increase - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

Council approves FY21 operating budget including 34% property tax increase - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

After passage, Mayor John Cooper said:  “This budget season was unlike any other in Metro history. The Council weighed four different budget proposals, each of [...] Read full article: Council approves FY21 operating budget i...→

Members of the National Guard have been called to Chicago as the city braces for [...]

Members of the National Guard have been called to Chicago as the city braces for additional protests following a night of destruction despite a citywide curfew [...] Read full article: Members of the National Guard have been ...→

Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Thomas Jefferson statue from City Hall

Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Thomas Jefferson statue from City Hall

This founder’s no keeper as far as some powerful New York City Council members are concerned. A group of Big Apple local elected officials on Thursday formally [...] Read full article: Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Th...→

New York City Council passes series of police reforms, including cops having to show badge numbers

New York City Council passes series of police reforms, including cops having to show badge numbers

In addition to showing badge numbers, cops will be prohibited from "sitting, kneeling or standing on a suspect's chest or back in the course of effecting an ar [...] Read full article: New York City Council passes series of p...→

Boston City Council passes budget in tight vote

Boston City Council passes budget in tight vote

Boston City Council passed Mayor Marty Walsh’s annual budget on Wednesday in an unusually tight vote as councilors weighed continued pushes for police reform, [...] Read full article: Boston City Council passes budget in tig...→

NAACP Demands 'Real Change And Action, Presents List Of Demands To Fort Worth City Council, '

NAACP Demands 'Real Change And Action, Presents List Of Demands To Fort Worth City Council, '

A local NAACP chapter presented a letter with a list of demands concerning police and community relations for Fort Worth city council members on Tuesday night. [...] Read full article: NAACP Demands 'Real Change And Action, P...→

Boston City Council budget vote remains uncertain before Wednesday’s meeting

Boston City Council budget vote remains uncertain before Wednesday’s meeting

One of the most fraught budget votes in years faces the city council on Wednesday, with the count still uncertain for the annual budget coming up for approval [...] Read full article: Boston City Council budget vote remains ...→

Chicago Pastors Demand City Not Rehire Disgraced Former Cop

Chicago Pastors Demand City Not Rehire Disgraced Former Cop

A group of South and West side pastors prayed outside Chicago City Hall on Tuesday before asking Mayor Lori Lightfoot to keep disgraced former cop Robert Rialm [...] Read full article: Chicago Pastors Demand City Not Rehire D...→

Protesters take over Denver City Council meeting

Protesters take over Denver City Council meeting

Activists demanding racial justice and calling for police defunding temporarily took over a meeting of the Denver City Council. Read full article: Protesters take over Denver City Council...→

Activists take over Denver City Council meeting, demand to defund the police

Activists take over Denver City Council meeting, demand to defund the police

Scores of activists stormed Denver City Council chambers Monday night demanding that their cries of frustration, anger and sorrow be heard and demanding that t [...] Read full article: Activists take over Denver City Council ...→

Deadly weekend in Seattle, Chicago, Minneapolis as New York City reports uptick in shootings

Deadly weekend in Seattle, Chicago, Minneapolis as New York City reports uptick in shootings

Major cities in the U.S. reported bloody weekends amid increased calls to defund and disband police departments in the wake of George Floyd’s death in police c [...] Read full article: Deadly weekend in Seattle, Chicago, Minn...→

Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Heavy Youth Violence Across City

Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Heavy Youth Violence Across City

After a violent weekend of shootings across the city, the Chicago Police Department discussed what issued need to be addressed. Across Chicago at least nine pe [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Hea...→

EDITORIAL: Chicago fails to live up to its motto — City in a Garden — with every new tree lost

EDITORIAL: Chicago fails to live up to its motto — City in a Garden — with every new tree lost

The longer the city waits to restore its magnificent tree canopy, the harder the job gets. New trees need many years to grow to maturity. Read full article: EDITORIAL: Chicago fails to live up to i...→

Buffalo City Council Asks For Investigation Into Black Officer's 2008 Firing After Allegedly Stopping White Officer's Chokehold On Handcuffed Black Suspect

Buffalo City Council Asks For Investigation Into Black Officer's 2008 Firing After Allegedly Stopping White Officer's Chokehold On Handcuffed Black Suspect

The Buffalo Police Department brought disciplinary charges against Cariol Horne and fired her in 2008, a few months before she was eligible to receive a full p [...] Read full article: Buffalo City Council Asks For Investigat...→

Barrio Logan Workers Want City to Step in After Same Building Keeps Catching on Fire

Barrio Logan Workers Want City to Step in After Same Building Keeps Catching on Fire

Some serious deja vu is playing out on Dalbergia Street in Barrio Logan, and not the good kind. The kind that endangers human lives, private property, and wast [...] Read full article: Barrio Logan Workers Want City to Step i...→

Philly City Council Votes to Extend Eviction Ban as Part of Emergency Aid for Renters

Philly City Council Votes to Extend Eviction Ban as Part of Emergency Aid for Renters

With many people still suffering from the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, the Philadelphia City Council on Tuesday unanimously passed a package o [...] Read full article: Philly City Council Votes to Extend Evic...→

No Fourth of July fireworks in Chicago, but city plans virtual events

No Fourth of July fireworks in Chicago, but city plans virtual events

CHICAGO — The City of Chicago just announced its events for the Fourth of July, but you don’t have to be in the city to enjoy some of them. Navy Pier will be o [...] Read full article: No Fourth of July fireworks in Chicago, ...→

Michigan mayor resigns over race comment during City Council vote

Michigan mayor resigns over race comment during City Council vote

A Michigan mayor has resigned amid criticism for saying she’d be “crucified” if she didn’t vote to reappoint a black city official. Beth Bashert stepped down a [...] Read full article: Michigan mayor resigns over race comment...→

Boston City Council Set To Vote On Budget

Boston City Council Set To Vote On Budget

On Wednesday, the Boston City Council is set to vote on a revised budget that reallocates some police funds and helps the city as it faces a $65 million shortf [...] Read full article: Boston City Council Set To Vote On Budge...→

Some Mpls. City Council Members Double Down On Call To Disband Police Despite Surge In Violence

Some Mpls. City Council Members Double Down On Call To Disband Police Despite Surge In Violence

Some Minneapolis City Council members are responding to the recent uptick in violence amid a push to defund the Minneapolis Police Department. Read full article: Some Mpls. City Council Members Double D...→

LA City Council, County Board Of Supervisors Approve Millions In Rent Relief Funds

LA City Council, County Board Of Supervisors Approve Millions In Rent Relief Funds

Both the Los Angeles County’s supervisors and the Los Angeles City Council have approved millions in rent relief. Read full article: LA City Council, County Board Of Supervi...→

FBI charges member of LA City Council in corruption probe

FBI charges member of LA City Council in corruption probe

The FBI on Tuesday arrested Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar on racketeering charges after a long-running corruption probe. Read full article: FBI charges member of LA City Council in...→

Unusual salvo of fireworks in Chicago as city sees 700% jump in calls

Unusual salvo of fireworks in Chicago as city sees 700% jump in calls

A more than 700 percent increase in fireworks-related calls in Chicago this year appears related to a nationwide jump in fireworks sales after most local Indep [...] Read full article: Unusual salvo of fireworks in Chicago as...→

Chicago Reportedly Still in Running for NHL Hub City Duties

Chicago Reportedly Still in Running for NHL Hub City Duties

The NHL is expected to announce which cities will serve as hubs for its upcoming postseason later this summer, and according to a report, Chicago remains in th [...] Read full article: Chicago Reportedly Still in Running for ...→

St. Paul City Council to move forward with residential tenant protections

St. Paul City Council to move forward with residential tenant protections

The St. Paul City Council will host a public hearing at 10 a.m. Wednesday on a proposed raft of residential tenant protections that have drawn strong reaction [...] Read full article: St. Paul City Council to move forward wi...→

City Council approves 2021 budget at special Saturday meeting - Atlanta INtown Paper

City Council approves 2021 budget at special Saturday meeting - Atlanta INtown Paper

The Atlanta City Council on Saturday, June 21, approved the budget for Fiscal Year 2021 in a 13-2 vote. The general fund budget is approximately $673 million f [...] Read full article: City Council approves 2021 budget at spe...→

City Council subpoena targets Dept. of Health report on NYPD-involved deaths

City Council subpoena targets Dept. of Health report on NYPD-involved deaths

City Council Speaker Corey Johnson and Council member Ritchie Torres are issuing a subpoena on a Department of Health and Mental Hygiene report that reportedly [...] Read full article: City Council subpoena targets Dept. of H...→

EDITORIAL: The Chicago Park District should lead our city in a little straight talk about Columbus

EDITORIAL: The Chicago Park District should lead our city in a little straight talk about Columbus

Even a cursory look at the historic record makes clear why so many Americans no longer view Columbus as heroic. How does that square with the presence of Colum [...] Read full article: EDITORIAL: The Chicago Park District sho...→

Second Recount of Paterson City Council Race Results in Tie

Second Recount of Paterson City Council Race Results in Tie

A day after a councilman formally contested the results of his race, a judge ordered another race that was decided by just one vote must undergo a second... Read full article: Second Recount of Paterson City Council ...→

Ohio anti-police protesters burn US flag after city council limits public input at meeting

Ohio anti-police protesters burn US flag after city council limits public input at meeting

A group of anti-police protesters in Cincinnati set fire to an American flag on Thursday night after the city council cut short the public-input portion of a b [...] Read full article: Ohio anti-police protesters burn US flag...→

Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVID-19 Protections From City

Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVID-19 Protections From City

The Chicago Teachers Union doubled up on its demands Wednesday, calling for police out of the schools but also for more protective measures against coronavirus [...] Read full article: Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVI...→

Philly City Council Votes to Extend Eviction Ban as Part of Emergency Aid for Renters

Philly City Council Votes to Extend Eviction Ban as Part of Emergency Aid for Renters

With many people still suffering from the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, the Philadelphia City Council on Tuesday unanimously passed a package o [...] Read full article: Philly City Council Votes to Extend Evic...→

Boston City Council votes to ban facial-recognition technology

Boston City Council votes to ban facial-recognition technology

Boston City Councilors voted unanimously to ban the use of facial-recognition technology by police — technology the department currently doesn’t use anyway due [...] Read full article: Boston City Council votes to ban facial-...→

Michigan mayor resigns over race comment during City Council vote

Michigan mayor resigns over race comment during City Council vote

A Michigan mayor has resigned amid criticism for saying she’d be “crucified” if she didn’t vote to reappoint a black city official. Beth Bashert stepped down a [...] Read full article: Michigan mayor resigns over race comment...→

NAACP Demands 'Real Change And Action, Presents List Of Demands To Fort Worth City Council, '

NAACP Demands 'Real Change And Action, Presents List Of Demands To Fort Worth City Council, '

A local NAACP chapter presented a letter with a list of demands concerning police and community relations for Fort Worth city council members on Tuesday night. [...] Read full article: NAACP Demands 'Real Change And Action, P...→

Fort Worth NAACP, Community Groups Present Demands to City Council on Police-Community Relations

Fort Worth NAACP, Community Groups Present Demands to City Council on Police-Community Relations

Members and supporters of a local NAACP chapter spoke before the Fort Worth city council members, listing their demands concerning police and community relatio [...] Read full article: Fort Worth NAACP, Community Groups Prese...→

Some Mpls. City Council Members Double Down On Call To Disband Police Despite Surge In Violence

Some Mpls. City Council Members Double Down On Call To Disband Police Despite Surge In Violence

Some Minneapolis City Council members are responding to the recent uptick in violence amid a push to defund the Minneapolis Police Department. Read full article: Some Mpls. City Council Members Double D...→

Chicago Pastors Demand City Not Rehire Disgraced Former Cop

Chicago Pastors Demand City Not Rehire Disgraced Former Cop

A group of South and West side pastors prayed outside Chicago City Hall on Tuesday before asking Mayor Lori Lightfoot to keep disgraced former cop Robert Rialm [...] Read full article: Chicago Pastors Demand City Not Rehire D...→

Chokehold Ban, Police Union Contract Changes Debated By City Council

Chokehold Ban, Police Union Contract Changes Debated By City Council

Philadelphia City Council debated reforms to policing, including a chokehold ban and requiring public input to police union contracts, at the same time police [...] Read full article: Chokehold Ban, Police Union Contract Cha...→

FBI charges member of LA City Council in corruption probe

FBI charges member of LA City Council in corruption probe

The FBI on Tuesday arrested Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar on racketeering charges after a long-running corruption probe. Read full article: FBI charges member of LA City Council in...→

Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testing Sites as City Prepares for Phase 4

Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testing Sites as City Prepares for Phase 4

The city of Chicago is launching four mobile coronavirus testing sites starting Tuesday in a new pilot program, according to the mayor’s office. Read full article: Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testi...→

Chicago Reportedly Still in Running for NHL Hub City Duties

Chicago Reportedly Still in Running for NHL Hub City Duties

The NHL is expected to announce which cities will serve as hubs for its upcoming postseason later this summer, and according to a report, Chicago remains in th [...] Read full article: Chicago Reportedly Still in Running for ...→

Deadly weekend in Seattle, Chicago, Minneapolis as New York City reports uptick in shootings

Deadly weekend in Seattle, Chicago, Minneapolis as New York City reports uptick in shootings

Major cities in the U.S. reported bloody weekends amid increased calls to defund and disband police departments in the wake of George Floyd’s death in police c [...] Read full article: Deadly weekend in Seattle, Chicago, Minn...→

City Council gives mayor, health commissioner until Tuesday to turn over report on NYPD-involved deaths

City Council gives mayor, health commissioner until Tuesday to turn over report on NYPD-involved deaths

The City Council is putting pressure on the mayor's office and the city's health commissioner to turn over an internal report that allegedly shows undercounted [...] Read full article: City Council gives mayor, health commiss...→

City Council approves 2021 budget at special Saturday meeting - Atlanta INtown Paper

City Council approves 2021 budget at special Saturday meeting - Atlanta INtown Paper

The Atlanta City Council on Saturday, June 21, approved the budget for Fiscal Year 2021 in a 13-2 vote. The general fund budget is approximately $673 million f [...] Read full article: City Council approves 2021 budget at spe...→

EDITORIAL: Chicago fails to live up to its motto — City in a Garden — with every new tree lost

EDITORIAL: Chicago fails to live up to its motto — City in a Garden — with every new tree lost

The longer the city waits to restore its magnificent tree canopy, the harder the job gets. New trees need many years to grow to maturity. Read full article: EDITORIAL: Chicago fails to live up to i...→

EDITORIAL: The Chicago Park District should lead our city in a little straight talk about Columbus

EDITORIAL: The Chicago Park District should lead our city in a little straight talk about Columbus

Even a cursory look at the historic record makes clear why so many Americans no longer view Columbus as heroic. How does that square with the presence of Colum [...] Read full article: EDITORIAL: The Chicago Park District sho...→

Buffalo City Council Asks For Investigation Into Black Officer's 2008 Firing After Allegedly Stopping White Officer's Chokehold On Handcuffed Black Suspect

Buffalo City Council Asks For Investigation Into Black Officer's 2008 Firing After Allegedly Stopping White Officer's Chokehold On Handcuffed Black Suspect

The Buffalo Police Department brought disciplinary charges against Cariol Horne and fired her in 2008, a few months before she was eligible to receive a full p [...] Read full article: Buffalo City Council Asks For Investigat...→

Members of the National Guard have been called to Chicago as the city braces for [...]

Members of the National Guard have been called to Chicago as the city braces for additional protests following a night of destruction despite a citywide curfew [...] Read full article: Members of the National Guard have been ...→

Ohio anti-police protesters burn US flag after city council limits public input at meeting

Ohio anti-police protesters burn US flag after city council limits public input at meeting

A group of anti-police protesters in Cincinnati set fire to an American flag on Thursday night after the city council cut short the public-input portion of a b [...] Read full article: Ohio anti-police protesters burn US flag...→

Barrio Logan Workers Want City to Step in After Same Building Keeps Catching on Fire

Barrio Logan Workers Want City to Step in After Same Building Keeps Catching on Fire

Some serious deja vu is playing out on Dalbergia Street in Barrio Logan, and not the good kind. The kind that endangers human lives, private property, and wast [...] Read full article: Barrio Logan Workers Want City to Step i...→

New York City Council passes series of police reforms, including cops having to show badge numbers

New York City Council passes series of police reforms, including cops having to show badge numbers

In addition to showing badge numbers, cops will be prohibited from "sitting, kneeling or standing on a suspect's chest or back in the course of effecting an ar [...] Read full article: New York City Council passes series of p...→

Boston City Council passes budget in tight vote

Boston City Council passes budget in tight vote

Boston City Council passed Mayor Marty Walsh’s annual budget on Wednesday in an unusually tight vote as councilors weighed continued pushes for police reform, [...] Read full article: Boston City Council passes budget in tig...→

City Council will hold June 25 virtual work session on tree protection ordinance - Atlanta INtown Paper

City Council will hold June 25 virtual work session on tree protection ordinance - Atlanta INtown Paper

The Atlanta City Council will hold a remote work session on the tree protection ordinance rewrite Thursday, June 25 at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held remotel [...] Read full article: City Council will hold June 25 virtual w...→

No Fourth of July fireworks in Chicago, but city plans virtual events

No Fourth of July fireworks in Chicago, but city plans virtual events

CHICAGO — The City of Chicago just announced its events for the Fourth of July, but you don’t have to be in the city to enjoy some of them. Navy Pier will be o [...] Read full article: No Fourth of July fireworks in Chicago, ...→

Seattle business owner says he plans to move due to lack of leadership and 'socialist' city council

Seattle business owner says he plans to move due to lack of leadership and 'socialist' city council

Joey Rodolfo, the owner of a clothing store in Seattle, Wash., told “Fox & Friends” that he plans to move out of the state citing “no leadership” and a “social [...] Read full article: Seattle business owner says he plans to ...→

Boston City Council Set To Vote On Budget

Boston City Council Set To Vote On Budget

On Wednesday, the Boston City Council is set to vote on a revised budget that reallocates some police funds and helps the city as it faces a $65 million shortf [...] Read full article: Boston City Council Set To Vote On Budge...→

Boston City Council budget vote remains uncertain before Wednesday’s meeting

Boston City Council budget vote remains uncertain before Wednesday’s meeting

One of the most fraught budget votes in years faces the city council on Wednesday, with the count still uncertain for the annual budget coming up for approval [...] Read full article: Boston City Council budget vote remains ...→

City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on Closed Glenarm Place

City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on Closed Glenarm Place

A new program allows groups of restaurants to apply for a permit for large patio dining areas. Read full article: City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on...→

LA City Council, County Board Of Supervisors Approve Millions In Rent Relief Funds

LA City Council, County Board Of Supervisors Approve Millions In Rent Relief Funds

Both the Los Angeles County’s supervisors and the Los Angeles City Council have approved millions in rent relief. Read full article: LA City Council, County Board Of Supervi...→

Protesters take over Denver City Council meeting

Protesters take over Denver City Council meeting

Activists demanding racial justice and calling for police defunding temporarily took over a meeting of the Denver City Council. Read full article: Protesters take over Denver City Council...→

Unusual salvo of fireworks in Chicago as city sees 700% jump in calls

Unusual salvo of fireworks in Chicago as city sees 700% jump in calls

A more than 700 percent increase in fireworks-related calls in Chicago this year appears related to a nationwide jump in fireworks sales after most local Indep [...] Read full article: Unusual salvo of fireworks in Chicago as...→

Activists take over Denver City Council meeting, demand to defund the police

Activists take over Denver City Council meeting, demand to defund the police

Scores of activists stormed Denver City Council chambers Monday night demanding that their cries of frustration, anger and sorrow be heard and demanding that t [...] Read full article: Activists take over Denver City Council ...→

Brooklyn-based recycling coalition calls for funding from City Council - amNewYork

A group of low-income recyclers is calling on City Council to include support for this coalition in the city's post-COVID-19 economic plan. Members of Read full article: Brooklyn-based recycling coalition calls...→

St. Paul City Council to move forward with residential tenant protections

St. Paul City Council to move forward with residential tenant protections

The St. Paul City Council will host a public hearing at 10 a.m. Wednesday on a proposed raft of residential tenant protections that have drawn strong reaction [...] Read full article: St. Paul City Council to move forward wi...→

Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Heavy Youth Violence Across City

Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Heavy Youth Violence Across City

After a violent weekend of shootings across the city, the Chicago Police Department discussed what issued need to be addressed. Across Chicago at least nine pe [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Hea...→

City Council subpoena targets Dept. of Health report on NYPD-involved deaths

City Council subpoena targets Dept. of Health report on NYPD-involved deaths

City Council Speaker Corey Johnson and Council member Ritchie Torres are issuing a subpoena on a Department of Health and Mental Hygiene report that reportedly [...] Read full article: City Council subpoena targets Dept. of H...→

Council approves FY21 operating budget including 34% property tax increase - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

Council approves FY21 operating budget including 34% property tax increase - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

After passage, Mayor John Cooper said:  “This budget season was unlike any other in Metro history. The Council weighed four different budget proposals, each of [...] Read full article: Council approves FY21 operating budget i...→

Second Recount of Paterson City Council Race Results in Tie

Second Recount of Paterson City Council Race Results in Tie

A day after a councilman formally contested the results of his race, a judge ordered another race that was decided by just one vote must undergo a second... Read full article: Second Recount of Paterson City Council ...→

Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Thomas Jefferson statue from City Hall

Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Thomas Jefferson statue from City Hall

This founder’s no keeper as far as some powerful New York City Council members are concerned. A group of Big Apple local elected officials on Thursday formally [...] Read full article: Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Th...→

Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVID-19 Protections From City

Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVID-19 Protections From City

The Chicago Teachers Union doubled up on its demands Wednesday, calling for police out of the schools but also for more protective measures against coronavirus [...] Read full article: Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVI...→

Boston City Council passes budget in tight vote

Boston City Council passes budget in tight vote

Boston City Council passed Mayor Marty Walsh’s annual budget on Wednesday in an unusually tight vote as councilors weighed continued pushes for police reform, [...] Read full article: Boston City Council passes budget in tig...→

Philly City Council Votes to Extend Eviction Ban as Part of Emergency Aid for Renters

Philly City Council Votes to Extend Eviction Ban as Part of Emergency Aid for Renters

With many people still suffering from the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, the Philadelphia City Council on Tuesday unanimously passed a package o [...] Read full article: Philly City Council Votes to Extend Evic...→

City Council will hold June 25 virtual work session on tree protection ordinance - Atlanta INtown Paper

City Council will hold June 25 virtual work session on tree protection ordinance - Atlanta INtown Paper

The Atlanta City Council will hold a remote work session on the tree protection ordinance rewrite Thursday, June 25 at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held remotel [...] Read full article: City Council will hold June 25 virtual w...→

No Fourth of July fireworks in Chicago, but city plans virtual events

No Fourth of July fireworks in Chicago, but city plans virtual events

CHICAGO — The City of Chicago just announced its events for the Fourth of July, but you don’t have to be in the city to enjoy some of them. Navy Pier will be o [...] Read full article: No Fourth of July fireworks in Chicago, ...→

Boston City Council votes to ban facial-recognition technology

Boston City Council votes to ban facial-recognition technology

Boston City Councilors voted unanimously to ban the use of facial-recognition technology by police — technology the department currently doesn’t use anyway due [...] Read full article: Boston City Council votes to ban facial-...→

Michigan mayor resigns over race comment during City Council vote

Michigan mayor resigns over race comment during City Council vote

A Michigan mayor has resigned amid criticism for saying she’d be “crucified” if she didn’t vote to reappoint a black city official. Beth Bashert stepped down a [...] Read full article: Michigan mayor resigns over race comment...→

Seattle business owner says he plans to move due to lack of leadership and 'socialist' city council

Seattle business owner says he plans to move due to lack of leadership and 'socialist' city council

Joey Rodolfo, the owner of a clothing store in Seattle, Wash., told “Fox & Friends” that he plans to move out of the state citing “no leadership” and a “social [...] Read full article: Seattle business owner says he plans to ...→

NAACP Demands 'Real Change And Action, Presents List Of Demands To Fort Worth City Council, '

NAACP Demands 'Real Change And Action, Presents List Of Demands To Fort Worth City Council, '

A local NAACP chapter presented a letter with a list of demands concerning police and community relations for Fort Worth city council members on Tuesday night. [...] Read full article: NAACP Demands 'Real Change And Action, P...→

Boston City Council Set To Vote On Budget

Boston City Council Set To Vote On Budget

On Wednesday, the Boston City Council is set to vote on a revised budget that reallocates some police funds and helps the city as it faces a $65 million shortf [...] Read full article: Boston City Council Set To Vote On Budge...→

Fort Worth NAACP, Community Groups Present Demands to City Council on Police-Community Relations

Fort Worth NAACP, Community Groups Present Demands to City Council on Police-Community Relations

Members and supporters of a local NAACP chapter spoke before the Fort Worth city council members, listing their demands concerning police and community relatio [...] Read full article: Fort Worth NAACP, Community Groups Prese...→

Boston City Council budget vote remains uncertain before Wednesday’s meeting

Boston City Council budget vote remains uncertain before Wednesday’s meeting

One of the most fraught budget votes in years faces the city council on Wednesday, with the count still uncertain for the annual budget coming up for approval [...] Read full article: Boston City Council budget vote remains ...→

Some Mpls. City Council Members Double Down On Call To Disband Police Despite Surge In Violence

Some Mpls. City Council Members Double Down On Call To Disband Police Despite Surge In Violence

Some Minneapolis City Council members are responding to the recent uptick in violence amid a push to defund the Minneapolis Police Department. Read full article: Some Mpls. City Council Members Double D...→

City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on Closed Glenarm Place

City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on Closed Glenarm Place

A new program allows groups of restaurants to apply for a permit for large patio dining areas. Read full article: City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on...→

Chicago Pastors Demand City Not Rehire Disgraced Former Cop

Chicago Pastors Demand City Not Rehire Disgraced Former Cop

A group of South and West side pastors prayed outside Chicago City Hall on Tuesday before asking Mayor Lori Lightfoot to keep disgraced former cop Robert Rialm [...] Read full article: Chicago Pastors Demand City Not Rehire D...→

LA City Council, County Board Of Supervisors Approve Millions In Rent Relief Funds

LA City Council, County Board Of Supervisors Approve Millions In Rent Relief Funds

Both the Los Angeles County’s supervisors and the Los Angeles City Council have approved millions in rent relief. Read full article: LA City Council, County Board Of Supervi...→

Chokehold Ban, Police Union Contract Changes Debated By City Council

Chokehold Ban, Police Union Contract Changes Debated By City Council

Philadelphia City Council debated reforms to policing, including a chokehold ban and requiring public input to police union contracts, at the same time police [...] Read full article: Chokehold Ban, Police Union Contract Cha...→

Protesters take over Denver City Council meeting

Protesters take over Denver City Council meeting

Activists demanding racial justice and calling for police defunding temporarily took over a meeting of the Denver City Council. Read full article: Protesters take over Denver City Council...→

FBI charges member of LA City Council in corruption probe

FBI charges member of LA City Council in corruption probe

The FBI on Tuesday arrested Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar on racketeering charges after a long-running corruption probe. Read full article: FBI charges member of LA City Council in...→

Unusual salvo of fireworks in Chicago as city sees 700% jump in calls

Unusual salvo of fireworks in Chicago as city sees 700% jump in calls

A more than 700 percent increase in fireworks-related calls in Chicago this year appears related to a nationwide jump in fireworks sales after most local Indep [...] Read full article: Unusual salvo of fireworks in Chicago as...→

Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testing Sites as City Prepares for Phase 4

Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testing Sites as City Prepares for Phase 4

The city of Chicago is launching four mobile coronavirus testing sites starting Tuesday in a new pilot program, according to the mayor’s office. Read full article: Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testi...→

Activists take over Denver City Council meeting, demand to defund the police

Activists take over Denver City Council meeting, demand to defund the police

Scores of activists stormed Denver City Council chambers Monday night demanding that their cries of frustration, anger and sorrow be heard and demanding that t [...] Read full article: Activists take over Denver City Council ...→

Chicago Reportedly Still in Running for NHL Hub City Duties

Chicago Reportedly Still in Running for NHL Hub City Duties

The NHL is expected to announce which cities will serve as hubs for its upcoming postseason later this summer, and according to a report, Chicago remains in th [...] Read full article: Chicago Reportedly Still in Running for ...→

Brooklyn-based recycling coalition calls for funding from City Council - amNewYork

A group of low-income recyclers is calling on City Council to include support for this coalition in the city's post-COVID-19 economic plan. Members of Read full article: Brooklyn-based recycling coalition calls...→

Deadly weekend in Seattle, Chicago, Minneapolis as New York City reports uptick in shootings

Deadly weekend in Seattle, Chicago, Minneapolis as New York City reports uptick in shootings

Major cities in the U.S. reported bloody weekends amid increased calls to defund and disband police departments in the wake of George Floyd’s death in police c [...] Read full article: Deadly weekend in Seattle, Chicago, Minn...→

St. Paul City Council to move forward with residential tenant protections

St. Paul City Council to move forward with residential tenant protections

The St. Paul City Council will host a public hearing at 10 a.m. Wednesday on a proposed raft of residential tenant protections that have drawn strong reaction [...] Read full article: St. Paul City Council to move forward wi...→

City Council gives mayor, health commissioner until Tuesday to turn over report on NYPD-involved deaths

City Council gives mayor, health commissioner until Tuesday to turn over report on NYPD-involved deaths

The City Council is putting pressure on the mayor's office and the city's health commissioner to turn over an internal report that allegedly shows undercounted [...] Read full article: City Council gives mayor, health commiss...→

Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Heavy Youth Violence Across City

Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Heavy Youth Violence Across City

After a violent weekend of shootings across the city, the Chicago Police Department discussed what issued need to be addressed. Across Chicago at least nine pe [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Hea...→

City Council approves 2021 budget at special Saturday meeting - Atlanta INtown Paper

City Council approves 2021 budget at special Saturday meeting - Atlanta INtown Paper

The Atlanta City Council on Saturday, June 21, approved the budget for Fiscal Year 2021 in a 13-2 vote. The general fund budget is approximately $673 million f [...] Read full article: City Council approves 2021 budget at spe...→

EDITORIAL: Chicago fails to live up to its motto — City in a Garden — with every new tree lost

EDITORIAL: Chicago fails to live up to its motto — City in a Garden — with every new tree lost

The longer the city waits to restore its magnificent tree canopy, the harder the job gets. New trees need many years to grow to maturity. Read full article: EDITORIAL: Chicago fails to live up to i...→

City Council subpoena targets Dept. of Health report on NYPD-involved deaths

City Council subpoena targets Dept. of Health report on NYPD-involved deaths

City Council Speaker Corey Johnson and Council member Ritchie Torres are issuing a subpoena on a Department of Health and Mental Hygiene report that reportedly [...] Read full article: City Council subpoena targets Dept. of H...→

EDITORIAL: The Chicago Park District should lead our city in a little straight talk about Columbus

EDITORIAL: The Chicago Park District should lead our city in a little straight talk about Columbus

Even a cursory look at the historic record makes clear why so many Americans no longer view Columbus as heroic. How does that square with the presence of Colum [...] Read full article: EDITORIAL: The Chicago Park District sho...→

Council approves FY21 operating budget including 34% property tax increase - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

Council approves FY21 operating budget including 34% property tax increase - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

After passage, Mayor John Cooper said:  “This budget season was unlike any other in Metro history. The Council weighed four different budget proposals, each of [...] Read full article: Council approves FY21 operating budget i...→

Buffalo City Council Asks For Investigation Into Black Officer's 2008 Firing After Allegedly Stopping White Officer's Chokehold On Handcuffed Black Suspect

Buffalo City Council Asks For Investigation Into Black Officer's 2008 Firing After Allegedly Stopping White Officer's Chokehold On Handcuffed Black Suspect

The Buffalo Police Department brought disciplinary charges against Cariol Horne and fired her in 2008, a few months before she was eligible to receive a full p [...] Read full article: Buffalo City Council Asks For Investigat...→

Second Recount of Paterson City Council Race Results in Tie

Second Recount of Paterson City Council Race Results in Tie

A day after a councilman formally contested the results of his race, a judge ordered another race that was decided by just one vote must undergo a second... Read full article: Second Recount of Paterson City Council ...→

Members of the National Guard have been called to Chicago as the city braces for [...]

Members of the National Guard have been called to Chicago as the city braces for additional protests following a night of destruction despite a citywide curfew [...] Read full article: Members of the National Guard have been ...→

Ohio anti-police protesters burn US flag after city council limits public input at meeting

Ohio anti-police protesters burn US flag after city council limits public input at meeting

A group of anti-police protesters in Cincinnati set fire to an American flag on Thursday night after the city council cut short the public-input portion of a b [...] Read full article: Ohio anti-police protesters burn US flag...→

Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Thomas Jefferson statue from City Hall

Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Thomas Jefferson statue from City Hall

This founder’s no keeper as far as some powerful New York City Council members are concerned. A group of Big Apple local elected officials on Thursday formally [...] Read full article: Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Th...→

Barrio Logan Workers Want City to Step in After Same Building Keeps Catching on Fire

Barrio Logan Workers Want City to Step in After Same Building Keeps Catching on Fire

Some serious deja vu is playing out on Dalbergia Street in Barrio Logan, and not the good kind. The kind that endangers human lives, private property, and wast [...] Read full article: Barrio Logan Workers Want City to Step i...→

New York City Council passes series of police reforms, including cops having to show badge numbers

New York City Council passes series of police reforms, including cops having to show badge numbers

In addition to showing badge numbers, cops will be prohibited from "sitting, kneeling or standing on a suspect's chest or back in the course of effecting an ar [...] Read full article: New York City Council passes series of p...→