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Dallas Approves New Approach for Affordable Housing

Dallas Approves New Approach for Affordable Housing

The Dallas City Council approved Wednesday a new approach to creating affordable housing that makes the city a developer. It is intended to help Dallas more ra [...] Read full article: Dallas Approves New Approach for Afforda...→

Dallas Approves New Approach for Affordable Housing

Dallas Approves New Approach for Affordable Housing

The Dallas City Council approved Wednesday a new approach to creating affordable housing that makes the city a developer. It is intended to help Dallas more ra [...] Read full article: Dallas Approves New Approach for Afforda...→

Dallas City Leaders To Discuss Possibly Opening Convention Center's Pop-Up Medical Facility

Dallas City Leaders To Discuss Possibly Opening Convention Center's Pop-Up Medical Facility

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson said Wednesday he will be meeting with county officials about whether the Kay Hutchison Convention Center needs to be opened for medi [...] Read full article: Dallas City Leaders To Discuss Possibly ...→

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 ...→

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...→

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 ...→

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...→

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...→

Federal judge approves housing in LA for 7,000 homeless

Federal judge approves housing in LA for 7,000 homeless

A federal judge approved an agreement to have to city and county of Los Angeles provide housing for up to 7,000 homeless people living near freeways in an effo [...] Read full article: Federal judge approves housing in LA for...→

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 ...→

In wake of mass protests, NYC Council approves suite of police reforms

In wake of mass protests, NYC Council approves suite of police reforms

A groundswell of support for altering police practices locally and across the country spurred lawmakers to draft bills aimed at increasing transparency. Read full article: In wake of mass protests, NYC Council ap...→

Rainbow Flag Hangs Outside Dallas City Hall For Pride Month

Rainbow Flag Hangs Outside Dallas City Hall For Pride Month

A rainbow flag with the City of Dallas seal now hangs outside City Hall for Pride month. Read full article: Rainbow Flag Hangs Outside Dallas City H...→

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...→

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...→

Boston city councilor says pro-police rally in West Roxbury was ‘wrong approach’

Boston city councilor says pro-police rally in West Roxbury was ‘wrong approach’

"Black Lives Matter, and we shouldn’t feel as though we need to compete with that message or undermine it." Read full article: Boston city councilor says pro-police ra...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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 ...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

Project Gets $9.2M for Affordable Housing for Veterans

Project Gets $9.2M for Affordable Housing for Veterans

A San Diego affordable housing project was awarded a $9.2 million state grant under a program that funds the construction of apartments and townhomes reserved [...] Read full article: Project Gets $9.2M for Affordable Housin...→

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...→

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...→

Dallas City Leaders To Discuss Possibly Opening Convention Center's Pop-Up Medical Facility

Dallas City Leaders To Discuss Possibly Opening Convention Center's Pop-Up Medical Facility

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson said Wednesday he will be meeting with county officials about whether the Kay Hutchison Convention Center needs to be opened for medi [...] Read full article: Dallas City Leaders To Discuss Possibly ...→

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-...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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 ...→

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...→

Federal judge approves housing in LA for 7,000 homeless

Federal judge approves housing in LA for 7,000 homeless

A federal judge approved an agreement to have to city and county of Los Angeles provide housing for up to 7,000 homeless people living near freeways in an effo [...] Read full article: Federal judge approves housing in LA for...→

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...→

In wake of mass protests, NYC Council approves suite of police reforms

In wake of mass protests, NYC Council approves suite of police reforms

A groundswell of support for altering police practices locally and across the country spurred lawmakers to draft bills aimed at increasing transparency. Read full article: In wake of mass protests, NYC Council ap...→

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 ...→

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...→

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...→

Boston city councilor says pro-police rally in West Roxbury was ‘wrong approach’

Boston city councilor says pro-police rally in West Roxbury was ‘wrong approach’

"Black Lives Matter, and we shouldn’t feel as though we need to compete with that message or undermine it." Read full article: Boston city councilor says pro-police ra...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

Project Gets $9.2M for Affordable Housing for Veterans

Project Gets $9.2M for Affordable Housing for Veterans

A San Diego affordable housing project was awarded a $9.2 million state grant under a program that funds the construction of apartments and townhomes reserved [...] Read full article: Project Gets $9.2M for Affordable Housin...→

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...→

Rainbow Flag Hangs Outside Dallas City Hall For Pride Month

Rainbow Flag Hangs Outside Dallas City Hall For Pride Month

A rainbow flag with the City of Dallas seal now hangs outside City Hall for Pride month. Read full article: Rainbow Flag Hangs Outside Dallas City H...→

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...→

Dallas City Leaders To Discuss Possibly Opening Convention Center's Pop-Up Medical Facility

Dallas City Leaders To Discuss Possibly Opening Convention Center's Pop-Up Medical Facility

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson said Wednesday he will be meeting with county officials about whether the Kay Hutchison Convention Center needs to be opened for medi [...] Read full article: Dallas City Leaders To Discuss Possibly ...→

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 ...→

Boston city councilor says pro-police rally in West Roxbury was ‘wrong approach’

Boston city councilor says pro-police rally in West Roxbury was ‘wrong approach’

"Black Lives Matter, and we shouldn’t feel as though we need to compete with that message or undermine it." Read full article: Boston city councilor says pro-police ra...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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 ...→

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...→

Project Gets $9.2M for Affordable Housing for Veterans

Project Gets $9.2M for Affordable Housing for Veterans

A San Diego affordable housing project was awarded a $9.2 million state grant under a program that funds the construction of apartments and townhomes reserved [...] Read full article: Project Gets $9.2M for Affordable Housin...→

Federal judge approves housing in LA for 7,000 homeless

Federal judge approves housing in LA for 7,000 homeless

A federal judge approved an agreement to have to city and county of Los Angeles provide housing for up to 7,000 homeless people living near freeways in an effo [...] Read full article: Federal judge approves housing in LA for...→

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 ...→

In wake of mass protests, NYC Council approves suite of police reforms

In wake of mass protests, NYC Council approves suite of police reforms

A groundswell of support for altering police practices locally and across the country spurred lawmakers to draft bills aimed at increasing transparency. Read full article: In wake of mass protests, NYC Council ap...→

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...→

Rainbow Flag Hangs Outside Dallas City Hall For Pride Month

Rainbow Flag Hangs Outside Dallas City Hall For Pride Month

A rainbow flag with the City of Dallas seal now hangs outside City Hall for Pride month. Read full article: Rainbow Flag Hangs Outside Dallas City H...→

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...→