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City Council passes law to provide better pay for EMS first responders - amNewYork

BY JACOB KAYE The New York City Council passed a law Thursday to ensure emergency medical service personnel receive similar pay compared to city fire Read full article: City Council passes law to provide bette...→

City Council passes law to provide better pay for EMS first responders - amNewYork

BY JACOB KAYE The New York City Council passed a law Thursday to ensure emergency medical service personnel receive similar pay compared to city fire Read full article: City Council passes law to provide bette...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

LA City Councilman Jose Huizar Arrested In Pay-To-Play Scheme

LA City Councilman Jose Huizar Arrested In Pay-To-Play Scheme

More than 18 months after federal authorities raided his office, longtime Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar has been arrested.  Read full article: LA City Councilman Jose Huizar Arrested ...→

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 ...→

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...→

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...→

Speaker Corey Johnson, along with other members of City Council, wrote a letter [...]

Speaker Corey Johnson, along with other members of City Council, wrote a letter Thursday to Mayor Bill de Blasio demanding a Thomas Jefferson statue be removed [...] Read full article: Speaker Corey Johnson, along with other ...→

NYC Council Passes Series Of Police Reforms, Including Officers Required To Show Badge Numbers

NYC Council Passes Series Of Police Reforms, Including Officers Required To Show Badge Numbers

The City Council passed a package of police reforms on Thursday. Some of the legislation lingered for years, only to get fast tracked amid the protests. Read full article: NYC Council Passes Series Of Police Refo...→

8-1 City Council Vote Finalizes Sale of Stadium Land to SDSU - Times of San Diego

The San Diego City Council voted 8-1 to finalize the sale of the former Qualcomm Stadium property to San Diego State University for a new campus. Read full article: 8-1 City Council Vote Finalizes Sale of ...→

City Council to Vote on NYPD's Disclosure of Surveillance Tech as Policy Changes Mount

City Council to Vote on NYPD's Disclosure of Surveillance Tech as Policy Changes Mount

In the latest push for police reform, the New York City Council is expected to vote Thursday on a bill that would require the New York Police Department to pub [...] Read full article: City Council to Vote on NYPD's Disclosur...→

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-...→

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 ...→

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...→

San Diego City, County Leaders to Discuss Possible Reforms of Local Law Enforcement

San Diego City, County Leaders to Discuss Possible Reforms of Local Law Enforcement

Elected leaders at both the San Diego city and county levels will discuss on Tuesday the possibility of a reform of local law enforcement. Read full article: San Diego City, County Leaders to Discus...→

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 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...→

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...→

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...→

NY City Council passes six police reform bills

NY City Council passes six police reform bills

The council passed six bills that include requiring officer badge numbers to be visible, an official ban on chokeholds or any other maneuver that restricts blo [...] Read full article: NY City Council passes six police reform...→

New York’s City Council grew the NYPD. Now it wants to shrink it.

New York’s City Council grew the NYPD. Now it wants to shrink it.

"What we’re seeing now is pretty unique in the arc of all this discussion, at least in the time I’ve been there," Public Advocate Jumaane Williams said. Read full article: New York’s City Council grew the NYPD. N...→

City Council votes to approve NYPD reforms

City Council votes to approve NYPD reforms

New York City Council voted to approve several police reforms Thursday, amid an extended mass movement in the wake of the killings of George Floyd and Breonna [...] Read full article: City Council votes to approve NYPD refor...→

St. Paul City Council Bans Conversion Therapy

St. Paul City Council Bans Conversion Therapy

During a city council meeting Wednesday, St. Paul City Council voted to ban conversion therapy for youth. Read full article: St. Paul City Council Bans Conversion Th...→

Philadelphia City Council Preliminarily Approves Budget That Includes $33 Million In Cuts To Police Department

Philadelphia City Council Preliminarily Approves Budget That Includes $33 Million In Cuts To Police Department

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — City Council has preliminarily approved a budget for fiscal year 2021 that among other changes, would reduce the Philadelphia Police Depar [...] Read full article: Philadelphia City Council Preliminarily ...→

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...→

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...→

Council Passes Resolutions Moving Police Reform Closer to November Ballot - Times of San Diego

The San Diego City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve two resolutions moving the city closer to placing the establishment of an independent Commissio [...] Read full article: Council Passes Resolutions Moving Police...→

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...→

DC police disperse crowd with chemical irritant after council passes not-yet-enacted ban

DC police disperse crowd with chemical irritant after council passes not-yet-enacted ban

Police in Washington, D.C. used a chemical irritant to disperse a crowd of people gathered Monday in Lafayette Square who vandalized monuments and buildings -- [...] Read full article: DC police disperse crowd with chemical i...→

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 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...→

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...→

NY City Council Members Call for Thomas Jefferson Statue Be Removed From City Hall

NY City Council Members Call for Thomas Jefferson Statue Be Removed From City Hall

Speaker Corey Johnson, along with other members of City Council, wrote a letter Thursday to Mayor Bill de Blasio demanding a Thomas Jefferson statue be removed [...] Read full article: NY City Council Members Call for Thomas ...→

Johnson, several council members demand removal of Jefferson statue from City Hall

Johnson, several council members demand removal of Jefferson statue from City Hall

Council Speaker Corey Johnson is leading a delegation of New York City Council members calling for the removal of the Thomas Jefferson statue in the council ch [...] Read full article: Johnson, several council members demand ...→

Lightfoot promises no more secret City Council meetings

Emails signal the city has "discontinued" unannounced internet sessions that a watchdog group says violated the open-meetings law. Read full article: Lightfoot promises no more secret City C...→

China Passes Draft of Controversial Hong Kong Security Law

China Passes Draft of Controversial Hong Kong Security Law

China’s legislature has passed a draft of a national security bill for Hong Kong that has been strongly criticized as undermining the semi-autonomous Chinese r [...] Read full article: China Passes Draft of Controversial Hong...→

Atlanta Police Union Head: 'It's the Worst Day in Law Enforcement in the City of Atlanta That's Ever Been'

Atlanta Police Union Head: 'It's the Worst Day in Law Enforcement in the City of Atlanta That's Ever Been'

The fallout from the Rayshard Brooks' saga continued in Atlanta on Wednesday night on the heels of Fulton County, GA District Attorney Paul Howard's announceme [...] Read full article: Atlanta Police Union Head: 'It's the Wor...→

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...→

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 ...→

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 ...→

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...→

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...→

LA City Councilman Jose Huizar Arrested In Pay-To-Play Scheme

LA City Councilman Jose Huizar Arrested In Pay-To-Play Scheme

More than 18 months after federal authorities raided his office, longtime Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar has been arrested.  Read full article: LA City Councilman Jose Huizar Arrested ...→

DC police disperse crowd with chemical irritant after council passes not-yet-enacted ban

DC police disperse crowd with chemical irritant after council passes not-yet-enacted ban

Police in Washington, D.C. used a chemical irritant to disperse a crowd of people gathered Monday in Lafayette Square who vandalized monuments and buildings -- [...] Read full article: DC police disperse crowd with chemical i...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

NY City Council passes six police reform bills

NY City Council passes six police reform bills

The council passed six bills that include requiring officer badge numbers to be visible, an official ban on chokeholds or any other maneuver that restricts blo [...] Read full article: NY City Council passes six police reform...→

Speaker Corey Johnson, along with other members of City Council, wrote a letter [...]

Speaker Corey Johnson, along with other members of City Council, wrote a letter Thursday to Mayor Bill de Blasio demanding a Thomas Jefferson statue be removed [...] Read full article: Speaker Corey Johnson, along with other ...→

Johnson, several council members demand removal of Jefferson statue from City Hall

Johnson, several council members demand removal of Jefferson statue from City Hall

Council Speaker Corey Johnson is leading a delegation of New York City Council members calling for the removal of the Thomas Jefferson statue in the council ch [...] Read full article: Johnson, several council members demand ...→

City Council votes to approve NYPD reforms

City Council votes to approve NYPD reforms

New York City Council voted to approve several police reforms Thursday, amid an extended mass movement in the wake of the killings of George Floyd and Breonna [...] Read full article: City Council votes to approve NYPD refor...→

8-1 City Council Vote Finalizes Sale of Stadium Land to SDSU - Times of San Diego

The San Diego City Council voted 8-1 to finalize the sale of the former Qualcomm Stadium property to San Diego State University for a new campus. Read full article: 8-1 City Council Vote Finalizes Sale of ...→

China Passes Draft of Controversial Hong Kong Security Law

China Passes Draft of Controversial Hong Kong Security Law

China’s legislature has passed a draft of a national security bill for Hong Kong that has been strongly criticized as undermining the semi-autonomous Chinese r [...] Read full article: China Passes Draft of Controversial Hong...→

Philadelphia City Council Preliminarily Approves Budget That Includes $33 Million In Cuts To Police Department

Philadelphia City Council Preliminarily Approves Budget That Includes $33 Million In Cuts To Police Department

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — City Council has preliminarily approved a budget for fiscal year 2021 that among other changes, would reduce the Philadelphia Police Depar [...] Read full article: Philadelphia City Council Preliminarily ...→

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...→

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...→

Council Passes Resolutions Moving Police Reform Closer to November Ballot - Times of San Diego

The San Diego City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve two resolutions moving the city closer to placing the establishment of an independent Commissio [...] Read full article: Council Passes Resolutions Moving Police...→

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...→

San Diego City, County Leaders to Discuss Possible Reforms of Local Law Enforcement

San Diego City, County Leaders to Discuss Possible Reforms of Local Law Enforcement

Elected leaders at both the San Diego city and county levels will discuss on Tuesday the possibility of a reform of local law enforcement. Read full article: San Diego City, County Leaders to Discus...→

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 ...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

NY City Council Members Call for Thomas Jefferson Statue Be Removed From City Hall

NY City Council Members Call for Thomas Jefferson Statue Be Removed From City Hall

Speaker Corey Johnson, along with other members of City Council, wrote a letter Thursday to Mayor Bill de Blasio demanding a Thomas Jefferson statue be removed [...] Read full article: NY City Council Members Call for Thomas ...→

New York’s City Council grew the NYPD. Now it wants to shrink it.

New York’s City Council grew the NYPD. Now it wants to shrink it.

"What we’re seeing now is pretty unique in the arc of all this discussion, at least in the time I’ve been there," Public Advocate Jumaane Williams said. Read full article: New York’s City Council grew the NYPD. N...→

NYC Council Passes Series Of Police Reforms, Including Officers Required To Show Badge Numbers

NYC Council Passes Series Of Police Reforms, Including Officers Required To Show Badge Numbers

The City Council passed a package of police reforms on Thursday. Some of the legislation lingered for years, only to get fast tracked amid the protests. Read full article: NYC Council Passes Series Of Police Refo...→

Lightfoot promises no more secret City Council meetings

Emails signal the city has "discontinued" unannounced internet sessions that a watchdog group says violated the open-meetings law. Read full article: Lightfoot promises no more secret City C...→

St. Paul City Council Bans Conversion Therapy

St. Paul City Council Bans Conversion Therapy

During a city council meeting Wednesday, St. Paul City Council voted to ban conversion therapy for youth. Read full article: St. Paul City Council Bans Conversion Th...→

City Council to Vote on NYPD's Disclosure of Surveillance Tech as Policy Changes Mount

City Council to Vote on NYPD's Disclosure of Surveillance Tech as Policy Changes Mount

In the latest push for police reform, the New York City Council is expected to vote Thursday on a bill that would require the New York Police Department to pub [...] Read full article: City Council to Vote on NYPD's Disclosur...→

Atlanta Police Union Head: 'It's the Worst Day in Law Enforcement in the City of Atlanta That's Ever Been'

Atlanta Police Union Head: 'It's the Worst Day in Law Enforcement in the City of Atlanta That's Ever Been'

The fallout from the Rayshard Brooks' saga continued in Atlanta on Wednesday night on the heels of Fulton County, GA District Attorney Paul Howard's announceme [...] Read full article: Atlanta Police Union Head: 'It's the Wor...→

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...→

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 ...→

Council Passes Resolutions Moving Police Reform Closer to November Ballot - Times of San Diego

The San Diego City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve two resolutions moving the city closer to placing the establishment of an independent Commissio [...] Read full article: Council Passes Resolutions Moving Police...→

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...→

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...→

LA City Councilman Jose Huizar Arrested In Pay-To-Play Scheme

LA City Councilman Jose Huizar Arrested In Pay-To-Play Scheme

More than 18 months after federal authorities raided his office, longtime Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar has been arrested.  Read full article: LA City Councilman Jose Huizar Arrested ...→

San Diego City, County Leaders to Discuss Possible Reforms of Local Law Enforcement

San Diego City, County Leaders to Discuss Possible Reforms of Local Law Enforcement

Elected leaders at both the San Diego city and county levels will discuss on Tuesday the possibility of a reform of local law enforcement. Read full article: San Diego City, County Leaders to Discus...→

DC police disperse crowd with chemical irritant after council passes not-yet-enacted ban

DC police disperse crowd with chemical irritant after council passes not-yet-enacted ban

Police in Washington, D.C. used a chemical irritant to disperse a crowd of people gathered Monday in Lafayette Square who vandalized monuments and buildings -- [...] Read full article: DC police disperse crowd with chemical i...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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 ...→

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...→

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...→

NY City Council passes six police reform bills

NY City Council passes six police reform bills

The council passed six bills that include requiring officer badge numbers to be visible, an official ban on chokeholds or any other maneuver that restricts blo [...] Read full article: NY City Council passes six police reform...→

NY City Council Members Call for Thomas Jefferson Statue Be Removed From City Hall

NY City Council Members Call for Thomas Jefferson Statue Be Removed From City Hall

Speaker Corey Johnson, along with other members of City Council, wrote a letter Thursday to Mayor Bill de Blasio demanding a Thomas Jefferson statue be removed [...] Read full article: NY City Council Members Call for Thomas ...→

Speaker Corey Johnson, along with other members of City Council, wrote a letter [...]

Speaker Corey Johnson, along with other members of City Council, wrote a letter Thursday to Mayor Bill de Blasio demanding a Thomas Jefferson statue be removed [...] Read full article: Speaker Corey Johnson, along with other ...→

New York’s City Council grew the NYPD. Now it wants to shrink it.

New York’s City Council grew the NYPD. Now it wants to shrink it.

"What we’re seeing now is pretty unique in the arc of all this discussion, at least in the time I’ve been there," Public Advocate Jumaane Williams said. Read full article: New York’s City Council grew the NYPD. N...→

Johnson, several council members demand removal of Jefferson statue from City Hall

Johnson, several council members demand removal of Jefferson statue from City Hall

Council Speaker Corey Johnson is leading a delegation of New York City Council members calling for the removal of the Thomas Jefferson statue in the council ch [...] Read full article: Johnson, several council members demand ...→

NYC Council Passes Series Of Police Reforms, Including Officers Required To Show Badge Numbers

NYC Council Passes Series Of Police Reforms, Including Officers Required To Show Badge Numbers

The City Council passed a package of police reforms on Thursday. Some of the legislation lingered for years, only to get fast tracked amid the protests. Read full article: NYC Council Passes Series Of Police Refo...→

City Council votes to approve NYPD reforms

City Council votes to approve NYPD reforms

New York City Council voted to approve several police reforms Thursday, amid an extended mass movement in the wake of the killings of George Floyd and Breonna [...] Read full article: City Council votes to approve NYPD refor...→

Lightfoot promises no more secret City Council meetings

Emails signal the city has "discontinued" unannounced internet sessions that a watchdog group says violated the open-meetings law. Read full article: Lightfoot promises no more secret City C...→

8-1 City Council Vote Finalizes Sale of Stadium Land to SDSU - Times of San Diego

The San Diego City Council voted 8-1 to finalize the sale of the former Qualcomm Stadium property to San Diego State University for a new campus. Read full article: 8-1 City Council Vote Finalizes Sale of ...→

St. Paul City Council Bans Conversion Therapy

St. Paul City Council Bans Conversion Therapy

During a city council meeting Wednesday, St. Paul City Council voted to ban conversion therapy for youth. Read full article: St. Paul City Council Bans Conversion Th...→

China Passes Draft of Controversial Hong Kong Security Law

China Passes Draft of Controversial Hong Kong Security Law

China’s legislature has passed a draft of a national security bill for Hong Kong that has been strongly criticized as undermining the semi-autonomous Chinese r [...] Read full article: China Passes Draft of Controversial Hong...→

City Council to Vote on NYPD's Disclosure of Surveillance Tech as Policy Changes Mount

City Council to Vote on NYPD's Disclosure of Surveillance Tech as Policy Changes Mount

In the latest push for police reform, the New York City Council is expected to vote Thursday on a bill that would require the New York Police Department to pub [...] Read full article: City Council to Vote on NYPD's Disclosur...→

Philadelphia City Council Preliminarily Approves Budget That Includes $33 Million In Cuts To Police Department

Philadelphia City Council Preliminarily Approves Budget That Includes $33 Million In Cuts To Police Department

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — City Council has preliminarily approved a budget for fiscal year 2021 that among other changes, would reduce the Philadelphia Police Depar [...] Read full article: Philadelphia City Council Preliminarily ...→

Atlanta Police Union Head: 'It's the Worst Day in Law Enforcement in the City of Atlanta That's Ever Been'

Atlanta Police Union Head: 'It's the Worst Day in Law Enforcement in the City of Atlanta That's Ever Been'

The fallout from the Rayshard Brooks' saga continued in Atlanta on Wednesday night on the heels of Fulton County, GA District Attorney Paul Howard's announceme [...] Read full article: Atlanta Police Union Head: 'It's the Wor...→