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DC Mayor Expected to Announce City Budget Cuts

DC Mayor Expected to Announce City Budget Cuts

D.C.’s mayor is expected to announce millions in cuts to the city’s budget Monday as the coronavirus hits the District’s economy hard.  Mayor Muriel Bowser wil [...] Read full article: DC Mayor Expected to Announce City Budge...→

DC Mayor Expected to Announce City Budget Cuts

DC Mayor Expected to Announce City Budget Cuts

D.C.’s mayor is expected to announce millions in cuts to the city’s budget Monday as the coronavirus hits the District’s economy hard.  Mayor Muriel Bowser wil [...] Read full article: DC Mayor Expected to Announce City Budge...→

Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city employee during pandemic budget crisis - amNewYork

Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city employee during pandemic budget crisis - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio projects that up to 22,000 city employees could be laid off or furloughed to save $1 billion in agency spending for fiscal year Read full article: Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city emp...→

UConn eliminates four sports in COVID-19 related budget cuts

The University of Connecticut has decided to eliminate four athletic teams as it deals with an expected budget deficit driven by issues related to the COVID-19 [...] Read full article: UConn eliminates four sports in COVID-19...→

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...→

Protesters launch first night of #OccupyCityHall to pressure to city into NYPD budget cuts - amNewYork

Roughly 100 people who participated in a City Hall protest Tuesday afternoon have set up camp near by, at the corner of Centre and Chambers Streets, Read full article: Protesters launch first night of #Occupy...→

Protesters camp outside City Hall demanding $1 billion in NYPD budget cuts

Protesters camp outside City Hall demanding $1 billion in NYPD budget cuts

A group of protesters began occupying an area outside New York City Hall Tuesday night amid continued calls to "defund the police." For weeks the group has bee [...] Read full article: Protesters camp outside City Hall demand...→

Over 100 CUNY faculty gather outside and via Zoom to protest budget cuts - amNewYork

Tuesday, more than 100 CUNY faculty members formed a socially distant human chain and took part in a caravan around CUNY headquarters and Governor Andrew Read full article: Over 100 CUNY faculty gather outside and...→

CEO Jamie Grant to leave the Ordway; Mia cuts operating budget and staff | MinnPost

CEO Jamie Grant to leave the Ordway; Mia cuts operating budget and staff | MinnPost

ALSO: Arts supporter Sen. Richard Cohen ends long career at the Legislature; a discussion about what should happen to protest art. Read full article: CEO Jamie Grant to leave the Ordway; Mia...→

Boston councilors may reject Walsh’s budget over police cuts

Boston councilors may reject Walsh’s budget over police cuts

Councilors are considering rejecting Mayor Martin Walsh’s revised budget — putting the city on track for a provisional budget that the administration warns wou [...] Read full article: Boston councilors may reject Walsh’s bud...→

DC Mayor Decries Property Damage, Defends Police After Confederate Statue Is Toppled

DC Mayor Decries Property Damage, Defends Police After Confederate Statue Is Toppled

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser decried property destruction and defended city police after demonstrators toppled and burned a Confederate statue on live TV Friday ni [...] Read full article: DC Mayor Decries Property Damage, Defend...→

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...→

Report: DC no longer most gentrified city in US | WTOP

D.C. is falling down a list of the most intensely gentrified cities in the United States. Read full article: Report: DC no longer most gentrified cit...→

Republicans Threaten Budget Cuts to Lawmakers Using Proxy Voters

Republicans Threaten Budget Cuts to Lawmakers Using Proxy Voters

Two House Republicans have teamed up to introduce a bill that would cut lawmakers' annual office budgets if they opt to vote by proxy during the coronavirus pa [...] Read full article: Republicans Threaten Budget Cuts to Lawm...→

Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to announce a set of racial equity initiatives for cit [...]

Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to announce a set of racial equity initiatives for city government during a news conference Friday. The mayor’s address is scheduled [...] Read full article: Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to announce a ...→

DC to Announce Whether Reopening Phase 2 Will Start Monday

DC to Announce Whether Reopening Phase 2 Will Start Monday

Washington, D.C., is on track to start phase two of reopening on Monday if trends hold, which would relax restrictions affecting many public places and private [...] Read full article: DC to Announce Whether Reopening Phase 2...→

Riverside County budget cuts could cause layoffs, slashed services

Riverside County budget cuts could cause layoffs, slashed services

The coronavirus pandemic and calls to defund the Sheriff’s Department complicate a $6.5 billion spending plan Read full article: Riverside County budget cuts could cause...→

St. Pete mayor could announce changes Wednesday to combat COVID-19 spread

St. Pete mayor could announce changes Wednesday to combat COVID-19 spread

St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman plans to potentially announce new changes to keep COVID-19 cases from spreading during a 3:00 p.m. Facebook Live event Wedne [...] Read full article: St. Pete mayor could announce changes We...→

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...→

DC business owner sues city over fireworks license denial | WTOP

A D.C. business owner says he’s been denied a license to sell fireworks after doing so for decades. Read full article: DC business owner sues city over firewor...→

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

The city normally opens its beaches on Memorial Day weekend. This year, the mayor kept them closed to avoid large crowds. Read full article: New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At ...→

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...→

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

The Chicago Police Board voted unanimously last fall to fire Rialmo, nearly four years after he shot and killed 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and an innocent b [...] Read full article: Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lig...→

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

(CNN) — Seattle’s mayor told protesters Monday “it’s time for people to go home” and leave the Capitol Hill neighborhood they have established as an autonomous [...] Read full article: Seattle mayor announces city will reclai...→

Amid pandemic-induced budget cuts, Colorado law enforcement begin to implement sweeping police reform

Amid pandemic-induced budget cuts, Colorado law enforcement begin to implement sweeping police reform

Protesters demanded changes to policing. State lawmakers ordered it. Now Colorado law enforcement must implement the sweeping changes amid a global pandemic. Read full article: Amid pandemic-induced budget cuts, Color...→

Providence Mayor Removing 'Plantations' From State Name In City Docs

Providence Mayor Removing 'Plantations' From State Name In City Docs

Providence's mayor ordered the word "plantations" scrubbed from Rhode Island's official state name on official city documents. Read full article: Providence Mayor Removing 'Plantations' ...→

Mayor On Push To Remove Police From New York City Schools: 'I Don't Think They're Right'

Mayor On Push To Remove Police From New York City Schools: 'I Don't Think They're Right'

Earlier this week, Police Commissioner Dermot Shea reportedly told The Associated Press he would be willing to scale back the department’s role in schools and [...] Read full article: Mayor On Push To Remove Police From New ...→

Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Holiday For Workers And Students, Announces Commission To Study City's History Of Racism

Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Holiday For Workers And Students, Announces Commission To Study City's History Of Racism

“Structural racism pervades this city in ways that are still not acknowledged and recognized,” said de Blasio. "We have to change that." Read full article: Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Ho...→

Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh expected to plead guilty to perjury Friday: report

Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh expected to plead guilty to perjury Friday: report

Baltimore’s disgraced former mayor Catherine Pugh, who was embroiled in a scandal involving her “Healthy Holly" children's books, is expected to plead guilty t [...] Read full article: Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh ex...→

New York City Will Enter Next Phase of Reopening on Monday, Mayor Says

New York City Will Enter Next Phase of Reopening on Monday, Mayor Says

As many as 300,000 workers are expected to get back to work as outdoor dining, in-store shopping and office work resume. Read full article: New York City Will Enter Next Phase of R...→

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 ...→

Riverside passes budget with cuts — but mostly spares police

Riverside passes budget with cuts — but mostly spares police

Coronavirus forced 10% cuts to the budget, and Police Chief Larry Gonzalez volunteered to replace 2 officers with homeless services Read full article: Riverside passes budget with cuts — but ...→

Mayor, SDPD to Announce Police Policies on Officer Use of Force

Mayor, SDPD to Announce Police Policies on Officer Use of Force

Mayor Kevin Faulconer will be joined by San Diego Police Chief, David Nisleit, and other community members to discuss the implementation of de-escalation and d [...] Read full article: Mayor, SDPD to Announce Police Policies ...→

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

The move would save the city $1 billion amid ongoing effects of the coronavirus outbreak, Hizzoner said Wednesday. Read full article: NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make...→

Defund NYPD Protesters Camp Outside City Hall Ahead of Budget Deadline

Defund NYPD Protesters Camp Outside City Hall Ahead of Budget Deadline

After weeks of protests against police brutality and racial injustice and hours of marching on Tuesday, demonstrators calling for at least $1 billion in cuts t [...] Read full article: Defund NYPD Protesters Camp Outside City...→

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 ...→

Thunderstorms Expected in DC Area Tuesday Night

Thunderstorms Expected in DC Area Tuesday Night

Scattered thunderstorms are expected in the D.C. area Tuesday night, primarily west of the District.  Storm Team4 says storms are possible after about 7 p.m. H [...] Read full article: Thunderstorms Expected in DC Area Tuesda...→

Mayor expected to sign bill cracking down on illegal firework suppliers in NYC

Mayor expected to sign bill cracking down on illegal firework suppliers in NYC

The sound of illegal fireworks has been keeping some New Yorkers wide awake at night and now elected officials are trying to end this new trend immediately. Read full article: Mayor expected to sign bill cracking dow...→

Hundreds March To Divert Police Funding, While Boston City Councilors Debate Budget

Hundreds March To Divert Police Funding, While Boston City Councilors Debate Budget

Hundreds marched for more than three miles in the heat from the Reggie Lewis Center in Roxbury to the State House on Beacon Hill, urging lawmakers not to direc [...] Read full article: Hundreds March To Divert Police Funding,...→

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...→

DC Demonstrations Planned for Saturday, Street Closures Expected

DC Demonstrations Planned for Saturday, Street Closures Expected

A fourth weekend of demonstrations are planned in the District as protesters continue to advocate for racial equality and justice in America. The scheduled pro [...] Read full article: DC Demonstrations Planned for Saturday, ...→

Family of men killed by police call on city to deduct $1 billion from NYPD budget

Family of men killed by police call on city to deduct $1 billion from NYPD budget

Three local families who lost a family member in police-involved incidents are calling on the city to take $1 billion from the NYPD’s budget and put it into co [...] Read full article: Family of men killed by police call on c...→

Watch: Mayor Garcetti to Announce Racial Equity Initiatives for City Government

Watch: Mayor Garcetti to Announce Racial Equity Initiatives for City Government

Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to announce a set of racial equity initiatives for city government during a news conference Friday. The mayor’s address is scheduled [...] Read full article: Watch: Mayor Garcetti to Announce Racial...→

NYC to make Juneteenth an official city and school holiday, mayor says

NYC to make Juneteenth an official city and school holiday, mayor says

Juneteenth will become an official New York City holiday beginning next year, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday. Read full article: NYC to make Juneteenth an official city ...→

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...→

Minnesota mayor calls for city to remove ‘chief’ from city job titles because it’s 'offensive'

Minnesota mayor calls for city to remove ‘chief’ from city job titles because it’s 'offensive'

The mayor of Duluth, Minn. is pushing city council members to remove the word “chief” from job titles, saying the term is offensive to Native Americans. Read full article: Minnesota mayor calls for city to remove...→

Budget increases, not cuts for Indiana K-12 public schools

Budget increases, not cuts for Indiana K-12 public schools

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb says the state's K-12 public schools won't face funding cuts for the 2020-21 school year Read full article: Budget increases, not cuts for Indiana K...→

Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city employee during pandemic budget crisis - amNewYork

Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city employee during pandemic budget crisis - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio projects that up to 22,000 city employees could be laid off or furloughed to save $1 billion in agency spending for fiscal year Read full article: Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city emp...→

Mayor, SDPD to Announce Police Policies on Officer Use of Force

Mayor, SDPD to Announce Police Policies on Officer Use of Force

Mayor Kevin Faulconer will be joined by San Diego Police Chief, David Nisleit, and other community members to discuss the implementation of de-escalation and d [...] Read full article: Mayor, SDPD to Announce Police Policies ...→

DC business owner sues city over fireworks license denial | WTOP

A D.C. business owner says he’s been denied a license to sell fireworks after doing so for decades. Read full article: DC business owner sues city over firewor...→

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...→

Protesters camp outside City Hall demanding $1 billion in NYPD budget cuts

Protesters camp outside City Hall demanding $1 billion in NYPD budget cuts

A group of protesters began occupying an area outside New York City Hall Tuesday night amid continued calls to "defund the police." For weeks the group has bee [...] Read full article: Protesters camp outside City Hall demand...→

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 ...→

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

The Chicago Police Board voted unanimously last fall to fire Rialmo, nearly four years after he shot and killed 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and an innocent b [...] Read full article: Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lig...→

CEO Jamie Grant to leave the Ordway; Mia cuts operating budget and staff | MinnPost

CEO Jamie Grant to leave the Ordway; Mia cuts operating budget and staff | MinnPost

ALSO: Arts supporter Sen. Richard Cohen ends long career at the Legislature; a discussion about what should happen to protest art. Read full article: CEO Jamie Grant to leave the Ordway; Mia...→

Mayor expected to sign bill cracking down on illegal firework suppliers in NYC

Mayor expected to sign bill cracking down on illegal firework suppliers in NYC

The sound of illegal fireworks has been keeping some New Yorkers wide awake at night and now elected officials are trying to end this new trend immediately. Read full article: Mayor expected to sign bill cracking dow...→

DC Mayor Decries Property Damage, Defends Police After Confederate Statue Is Toppled

DC Mayor Decries Property Damage, Defends Police After Confederate Statue Is Toppled

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser decried property destruction and defended city police after demonstrators toppled and burned a Confederate statue on live TV Friday ni [...] Read full article: DC Mayor Decries Property Damage, Defend...→

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...→

Amid pandemic-induced budget cuts, Colorado law enforcement begin to implement sweeping police reform

Amid pandemic-induced budget cuts, Colorado law enforcement begin to implement sweeping police reform

Protesters demanded changes to policing. State lawmakers ordered it. Now Colorado law enforcement must implement the sweeping changes amid a global pandemic. Read full article: Amid pandemic-induced budget cuts, Color...→

Report: DC no longer most gentrified city in US | WTOP

D.C. is falling down a list of the most intensely gentrified cities in the United States. Read full article: Report: DC no longer most gentrified cit...→

Family of men killed by police call on city to deduct $1 billion from NYPD budget

Family of men killed by police call on city to deduct $1 billion from NYPD budget

Three local families who lost a family member in police-involved incidents are calling on the city to take $1 billion from the NYPD’s budget and put it into co [...] Read full article: Family of men killed by police call on c...→

Mayor On Push To Remove Police From New York City Schools: 'I Don't Think They're Right'

Mayor On Push To Remove Police From New York City Schools: 'I Don't Think They're Right'

Earlier this week, Police Commissioner Dermot Shea reportedly told The Associated Press he would be willing to scale back the department’s role in schools and [...] Read full article: Mayor On Push To Remove Police From New ...→

Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to announce a set of racial equity initiatives for cit [...]

Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to announce a set of racial equity initiatives for city government during a news conference Friday. The mayor’s address is scheduled [...] Read full article: Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to announce a ...→

NYC to make Juneteenth an official city and school holiday, mayor says

NYC to make Juneteenth an official city and school holiday, mayor says

Juneteenth will become an official New York City holiday beginning next year, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday. Read full article: NYC to make Juneteenth an official city ...→

Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh expected to plead guilty to perjury Friday: report

Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh expected to plead guilty to perjury Friday: report

Baltimore’s disgraced former mayor Catherine Pugh, who was embroiled in a scandal involving her “Healthy Holly" children's books, is expected to plead guilty t [...] Read full article: Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh ex...→

Riverside County budget cuts could cause layoffs, slashed services

Riverside County budget cuts could cause layoffs, slashed services

The coronavirus pandemic and calls to defund the Sheriff’s Department complicate a $6.5 billion spending plan Read full article: Riverside County budget cuts could cause...→

Minnesota mayor calls for city to remove ‘chief’ from city job titles because it’s 'offensive'

Minnesota mayor calls for city to remove ‘chief’ from city job titles because it’s 'offensive'

The mayor of Duluth, Minn. is pushing city council members to remove the word “chief” from job titles, saying the term is offensive to Native Americans. Read full article: Minnesota mayor calls for city to remove...→

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 ...→

St. Pete mayor could announce changes Wednesday to combat COVID-19 spread

St. Pete mayor could announce changes Wednesday to combat COVID-19 spread

St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman plans to potentially announce new changes to keep COVID-19 cases from spreading during a 3:00 p.m. Facebook Live event Wedne [...] Read full article: St. Pete mayor could announce changes We...→

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...→

UConn eliminates four sports in COVID-19 related budget cuts

The University of Connecticut has decided to eliminate four athletic teams as it deals with an expected budget deficit driven by issues related to the COVID-19 [...] Read full article: UConn eliminates four sports in COVID-19...→

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

The move would save the city $1 billion amid ongoing effects of the coronavirus outbreak, Hizzoner said Wednesday. Read full article: NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make...→

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

The city normally opens its beaches on Memorial Day weekend. This year, the mayor kept them closed to avoid large crowds. Read full article: New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At ...→

Protesters launch first night of #OccupyCityHall to pressure to city into NYPD budget cuts - amNewYork

Roughly 100 people who participated in a City Hall protest Tuesday afternoon have set up camp near by, at the corner of Centre and Chambers Streets, Read full article: Protesters launch first night of #Occupy...→

Defund NYPD Protesters Camp Outside City Hall Ahead of Budget Deadline

Defund NYPD Protesters Camp Outside City Hall Ahead of Budget Deadline

After weeks of protests against police brutality and racial injustice and hours of marching on Tuesday, demonstrators calling for at least $1 billion in cuts t [...] Read full article: Defund NYPD Protesters Camp Outside City...→

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...→

Over 100 CUNY faculty gather outside and via Zoom to protest budget cuts - amNewYork

Tuesday, more than 100 CUNY faculty members formed a socially distant human chain and took part in a caravan around CUNY headquarters and Governor Andrew Read full article: Over 100 CUNY faculty gather outside and...→

Thunderstorms Expected in DC Area Tuesday Night

Thunderstorms Expected in DC Area Tuesday Night

Scattered thunderstorms are expected in the D.C. area Tuesday night, primarily west of the District.  Storm Team4 says storms are possible after about 7 p.m. H [...] Read full article: Thunderstorms Expected in DC Area Tuesda...→

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

(CNN) — Seattle’s mayor told protesters Monday “it’s time for people to go home” and leave the Capitol Hill neighborhood they have established as an autonomous [...] Read full article: Seattle mayor announces city will reclai...→

Boston councilors may reject Walsh’s budget over police cuts

Boston councilors may reject Walsh’s budget over police cuts

Councilors are considering rejecting Mayor Martin Walsh’s revised budget — putting the city on track for a provisional budget that the administration warns wou [...] Read full article: Boston councilors may reject Walsh’s bud...→

Hundreds March To Divert Police Funding, While Boston City Councilors Debate Budget

Hundreds March To Divert Police Funding, While Boston City Councilors Debate Budget

Hundreds marched for more than three miles in the heat from the Reggie Lewis Center in Roxbury to the State House on Beacon Hill, urging lawmakers not to direc [...] Read full article: Hundreds March To Divert Police Funding,...→

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...→

DC Demonstrations Planned for Saturday, Street Closures Expected

DC Demonstrations Planned for Saturday, Street Closures Expected

A fourth weekend of demonstrations are planned in the District as protesters continue to advocate for racial equality and justice in America. The scheduled pro [...] Read full article: DC Demonstrations Planned for Saturday, ...→

Providence Mayor Removing 'Plantations' From State Name In City Docs

Providence Mayor Removing 'Plantations' From State Name In City Docs

Providence's mayor ordered the word "plantations" scrubbed from Rhode Island's official state name on official city documents. Read full article: Providence Mayor Removing 'Plantations' ...→

Republicans Threaten Budget Cuts to Lawmakers Using Proxy Voters

Republicans Threaten Budget Cuts to Lawmakers Using Proxy Voters

Two House Republicans have teamed up to introduce a bill that would cut lawmakers' annual office budgets if they opt to vote by proxy during the coronavirus pa [...] Read full article: Republicans Threaten Budget Cuts to Lawm...→

Watch: Mayor Garcetti to Announce Racial Equity Initiatives for City Government

Watch: Mayor Garcetti to Announce Racial Equity Initiatives for City Government

Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to announce a set of racial equity initiatives for city government during a news conference Friday. The mayor’s address is scheduled [...] Read full article: Watch: Mayor Garcetti to Announce Racial...→

Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Holiday For Workers And Students, Announces Commission To Study City's History Of Racism

Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Holiday For Workers And Students, Announces Commission To Study City's History Of Racism

“Structural racism pervades this city in ways that are still not acknowledged and recognized,” said de Blasio. "We have to change that." Read full article: Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Ho...→

DC to Announce Whether Reopening Phase 2 Will Start Monday

DC to Announce Whether Reopening Phase 2 Will Start Monday

Washington, D.C., is on track to start phase two of reopening on Monday if trends hold, which would relax restrictions affecting many public places and private [...] Read full article: DC to Announce Whether Reopening Phase 2...→

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 Will Enter Next Phase of Reopening on Monday, Mayor Says

New York City Will Enter Next Phase of Reopening on Monday, Mayor Says

As many as 300,000 workers are expected to get back to work as outdoor dining, in-store shopping and office work resume. Read full article: New York City Will Enter Next Phase of R...→

Budget increases, not cuts for Indiana K-12 public schools

Budget increases, not cuts for Indiana K-12 public schools

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb says the state's K-12 public schools won't face funding cuts for the 2020-21 school year Read full article: Budget increases, not cuts for Indiana K...→

Riverside passes budget with cuts — but mostly spares police

Riverside passes budget with cuts — but mostly spares police

Coronavirus forced 10% cuts to the budget, and Police Chief Larry Gonzalez volunteered to replace 2 officers with homeless services Read full article: Riverside passes budget with cuts — but ...→

Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city employee during pandemic budget crisis - amNewYork

Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city employee during pandemic budget crisis - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio projects that up to 22,000 city employees could be laid off or furloughed to save $1 billion in agency spending for fiscal year Read full article: Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city emp...→

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...→

Mayor, SDPD to Announce Police Policies on Officer Use of Force

Mayor, SDPD to Announce Police Policies on Officer Use of Force

Mayor Kevin Faulconer will be joined by San Diego Police Chief, David Nisleit, and other community members to discuss the implementation of de-escalation and d [...] Read full article: Mayor, SDPD to Announce Police Policies ...→

UConn eliminates four sports in COVID-19 related budget cuts

The University of Connecticut has decided to eliminate four athletic teams as it deals with an expected budget deficit driven by issues related to the COVID-19 [...] Read full article: UConn eliminates four sports in COVID-19...→

DC business owner sues city over fireworks license denial | WTOP

A D.C. business owner says he’s been denied a license to sell fireworks after doing so for decades. Read full article: DC business owner sues city over firewor...→

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

The move would save the city $1 billion amid ongoing effects of the coronavirus outbreak, Hizzoner said Wednesday. Read full article: NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make...→

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...→

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

The city normally opens its beaches on Memorial Day weekend. This year, the mayor kept them closed to avoid large crowds. Read full article: New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At ...→

Protesters launch first night of #OccupyCityHall to pressure to city into NYPD budget cuts - amNewYork

Roughly 100 people who participated in a City Hall protest Tuesday afternoon have set up camp near by, at the corner of Centre and Chambers Streets, Read full article: Protesters launch first night of #Occupy...→

Defund NYPD Protesters Camp Outside City Hall Ahead of Budget Deadline

Defund NYPD Protesters Camp Outside City Hall Ahead of Budget Deadline

After weeks of protests against police brutality and racial injustice and hours of marching on Tuesday, demonstrators calling for at least $1 billion in cuts t [...] Read full article: Defund NYPD Protesters Camp Outside City...→

Protesters camp outside City Hall demanding $1 billion in NYPD budget cuts

Protesters camp outside City Hall demanding $1 billion in NYPD budget cuts

A group of protesters began occupying an area outside New York City Hall Tuesday night amid continued calls to "defund the police." For weeks the group has bee [...] Read full article: Protesters camp outside City Hall demand...→

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 ...→

Over 100 CUNY faculty gather outside and via Zoom to protest budget cuts - amNewYork

Tuesday, more than 100 CUNY faculty members formed a socially distant human chain and took part in a caravan around CUNY headquarters and Governor Andrew Read full article: Over 100 CUNY faculty gather outside and...→

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

The Chicago Police Board voted unanimously last fall to fire Rialmo, nearly four years after he shot and killed 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and an innocent b [...] Read full article: Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lig...→

Thunderstorms Expected in DC Area Tuesday Night

Thunderstorms Expected in DC Area Tuesday Night

Scattered thunderstorms are expected in the D.C. area Tuesday night, primarily west of the District.  Storm Team4 says storms are possible after about 7 p.m. H [...] Read full article: Thunderstorms Expected in DC Area Tuesda...→

CEO Jamie Grant to leave the Ordway; Mia cuts operating budget and staff | MinnPost

CEO Jamie Grant to leave the Ordway; Mia cuts operating budget and staff | MinnPost

ALSO: Arts supporter Sen. Richard Cohen ends long career at the Legislature; a discussion about what should happen to protest art. Read full article: CEO Jamie Grant to leave the Ordway; Mia...→

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

(CNN) — Seattle’s mayor told protesters Monday “it’s time for people to go home” and leave the Capitol Hill neighborhood they have established as an autonomous [...] Read full article: Seattle mayor announces city will reclai...→

Mayor expected to sign bill cracking down on illegal firework suppliers in NYC

Mayor expected to sign bill cracking down on illegal firework suppliers in NYC

The sound of illegal fireworks has been keeping some New Yorkers wide awake at night and now elected officials are trying to end this new trend immediately. Read full article: Mayor expected to sign bill cracking dow...→

Boston councilors may reject Walsh’s budget over police cuts

Boston councilors may reject Walsh’s budget over police cuts

Councilors are considering rejecting Mayor Martin Walsh’s revised budget — putting the city on track for a provisional budget that the administration warns wou [...] Read full article: Boston councilors may reject Walsh’s bud...→

Hundreds March To Divert Police Funding, While Boston City Councilors Debate Budget

Hundreds March To Divert Police Funding, While Boston City Councilors Debate Budget

Hundreds marched for more than three miles in the heat from the Reggie Lewis Center in Roxbury to the State House on Beacon Hill, urging lawmakers not to direc [...] Read full article: Hundreds March To Divert Police Funding,...→

DC Mayor Decries Property Damage, Defends Police After Confederate Statue Is Toppled

DC Mayor Decries Property Damage, Defends Police After Confederate Statue Is Toppled

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser decried property destruction and defended city police after demonstrators toppled and burned a Confederate statue on live TV Friday ni [...] Read full article: DC Mayor Decries Property Damage, Defend...→

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...→

Amid pandemic-induced budget cuts, Colorado law enforcement begin to implement sweeping police reform

Amid pandemic-induced budget cuts, Colorado law enforcement begin to implement sweeping police reform

Protesters demanded changes to policing. State lawmakers ordered it. Now Colorado law enforcement must implement the sweeping changes amid a global pandemic. Read full article: Amid pandemic-induced budget cuts, Color...→

DC Demonstrations Planned for Saturday, Street Closures Expected

DC Demonstrations Planned for Saturday, Street Closures Expected

A fourth weekend of demonstrations are planned in the District as protesters continue to advocate for racial equality and justice in America. The scheduled pro [...] Read full article: DC Demonstrations Planned for Saturday, ...→

Report: DC no longer most gentrified city in US | WTOP

D.C. is falling down a list of the most intensely gentrified cities in the United States. Read full article: Report: DC no longer most gentrified cit...→

Providence Mayor Removing 'Plantations' From State Name In City Docs

Providence Mayor Removing 'Plantations' From State Name In City Docs

Providence's mayor ordered the word "plantations" scrubbed from Rhode Island's official state name on official city documents. Read full article: Providence Mayor Removing 'Plantations' ...→

Family of men killed by police call on city to deduct $1 billion from NYPD budget

Family of men killed by police call on city to deduct $1 billion from NYPD budget

Three local families who lost a family member in police-involved incidents are calling on the city to take $1 billion from the NYPD’s budget and put it into co [...] Read full article: Family of men killed by police call on c...→

Republicans Threaten Budget Cuts to Lawmakers Using Proxy Voters

Republicans Threaten Budget Cuts to Lawmakers Using Proxy Voters

Two House Republicans have teamed up to introduce a bill that would cut lawmakers' annual office budgets if they opt to vote by proxy during the coronavirus pa [...] Read full article: Republicans Threaten Budget Cuts to Lawm...→

Mayor On Push To Remove Police From New York City Schools: 'I Don't Think They're Right'

Mayor On Push To Remove Police From New York City Schools: 'I Don't Think They're Right'

Earlier this week, Police Commissioner Dermot Shea reportedly told The Associated Press he would be willing to scale back the department’s role in schools and [...] Read full article: Mayor On Push To Remove Police From New ...→

Watch: Mayor Garcetti to Announce Racial Equity Initiatives for City Government

Watch: Mayor Garcetti to Announce Racial Equity Initiatives for City Government

Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to announce a set of racial equity initiatives for city government during a news conference Friday. The mayor’s address is scheduled [...] Read full article: Watch: Mayor Garcetti to Announce Racial...→

Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to announce a set of racial equity initiatives for cit [...]

Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to announce a set of racial equity initiatives for city government during a news conference Friday. The mayor’s address is scheduled [...] Read full article: Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to announce a ...→

Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Holiday For Workers And Students, Announces Commission To Study City's History Of Racism

Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Holiday For Workers And Students, Announces Commission To Study City's History Of Racism

“Structural racism pervades this city in ways that are still not acknowledged and recognized,” said de Blasio. "We have to change that." Read full article: Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Ho...→

NYC to make Juneteenth an official city and school holiday, mayor says

NYC to make Juneteenth an official city and school holiday, mayor says

Juneteenth will become an official New York City holiday beginning next year, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday. Read full article: NYC to make Juneteenth an official city ...→

DC to Announce Whether Reopening Phase 2 Will Start Monday

DC to Announce Whether Reopening Phase 2 Will Start Monday

Washington, D.C., is on track to start phase two of reopening on Monday if trends hold, which would relax restrictions affecting many public places and private [...] Read full article: DC to Announce Whether Reopening Phase 2...→

Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh expected to plead guilty to perjury Friday: report

Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh expected to plead guilty to perjury Friday: report

Baltimore’s disgraced former mayor Catherine Pugh, who was embroiled in a scandal involving her “Healthy Holly" children's books, is expected to plead guilty t [...] Read full article: Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh ex...→

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...→

Riverside County budget cuts could cause layoffs, slashed services

Riverside County budget cuts could cause layoffs, slashed services

The coronavirus pandemic and calls to defund the Sheriff’s Department complicate a $6.5 billion spending plan Read full article: Riverside County budget cuts could cause...→

New York City Will Enter Next Phase of Reopening on Monday, Mayor Says

New York City Will Enter Next Phase of Reopening on Monday, Mayor Says

As many as 300,000 workers are expected to get back to work as outdoor dining, in-store shopping and office work resume. Read full article: New York City Will Enter Next Phase of R...→

Minnesota mayor calls for city to remove ‘chief’ from city job titles because it’s 'offensive'

Minnesota mayor calls for city to remove ‘chief’ from city job titles because it’s 'offensive'

The mayor of Duluth, Minn. is pushing city council members to remove the word “chief” from job titles, saying the term is offensive to Native Americans. Read full article: Minnesota mayor calls for city to remove...→

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 ...→

Budget increases, not cuts for Indiana K-12 public schools

Budget increases, not cuts for Indiana K-12 public schools

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb says the state's K-12 public schools won't face funding cuts for the 2020-21 school year Read full article: Budget increases, not cuts for Indiana K...→

St. Pete mayor could announce changes Wednesday to combat COVID-19 spread

St. Pete mayor could announce changes Wednesday to combat COVID-19 spread

St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman plans to potentially announce new changes to keep COVID-19 cases from spreading during a 3:00 p.m. Facebook Live event Wedne [...] Read full article: St. Pete mayor could announce changes We...→

Riverside passes budget with cuts — but mostly spares police

Riverside passes budget with cuts — but mostly spares police

Coronavirus forced 10% cuts to the budget, and Police Chief Larry Gonzalez volunteered to replace 2 officers with homeless services Read full article: Riverside passes budget with cuts — but ...→