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DC’s mayor proposes suspension of city government pay raises due to coronavirus budget woes

DC’s mayor proposes suspension of city government pay raises due to coronavirus budget woes

Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Monday that due to the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak, the city will enforce a hiring and spending [...] Read full article: DC’s mayor proposes suspension of city g...→

DC’s mayor proposes suspension of city government pay raises due to coronavirus budget woes

DC’s mayor proposes suspension of city government pay raises due to coronavirus budget woes

Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Monday that due to the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak, the city will enforce a hiring and spending [...] Read full article: DC’s mayor proposes suspension of city g...→

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...→

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...→

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

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

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

Federal government offices should move if DC becomes state, Grenell says

Federal government offices should move if DC becomes state, Grenell says

Richard Grenell, the former acting director of National Intelligence, weighed in late Sunday about this week's vote on a bill to admit Washington, D.C., as the [...] Read full article: Federal government offices should move i...→

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 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...→

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...→

Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Review Before Brooks Was Killed

Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Review Before Brooks Was Killed

Atlanta had recently started a review of all of its police use of force policies when Rayshard Brooks was shot and killed by police officers in the parking lot [...] Read full article: Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Revie...→

Miami mayor: City will not go into Phase 3, says there are major concerns with COVID-19

Miami mayor: City will not go into Phase 3, says there are major concerns with COVID-19

MIAMI (WSVN) - City of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez announced that the city is not going into the next phase of reopening due to major... Read full article: Miami mayor: City will not go into Phase...→

Mayor of city with 1st known US COVID-19 case on how she navigated crisis

Mayor of city with 1st known US COVID-19 case on how she navigated crisis

Cassie Franklin, the 48-year-old mayor of Everett, Washington, made national headlines early on during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Mayor of city with 1st known US COVID-19...→

DC Mayor Says Redskins Should Change Team Name

DC Mayor Says Redskins Should Change Team Name

The mayor of Washington, D.C., has revived her push for the Washington Redskins to change their name.  The name is offensive and serves as an obstacle to getti [...] Read full article: DC Mayor Says Redskins Should Change Tea...→

Better Government Association Sues City Council Over Private Conference Calls, Says They Violate Open Meetings Act

Better Government Association Sues City Council Over Private Conference Calls, Says They Violate Open Meetings Act

The lawsuit comes two days after Mayor Lori Lightfoot blasted an unnamed alderman for recording and leaking a May 31 conference call in which she traded profan [...] Read full article: Better Government Association Sues City ...→

EDITORIAL: When the mayor and City Council talk, let’s hear it all — even the parts that make us blush

EDITORIAL: When the mayor and City Council talk, let’s hear it all — even the parts that make us blush

If the mayor and an alderman want to throw obscenities at each other, in keeping with a long Chicago tradition, everybody should be able to listen in. Read full article: EDITORIAL: When the mayor and City Counc...→

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 ...→

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...→

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...→

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 ...→

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 ...→

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 Mayor Kenney Declares Juneteenth An Official City Holiday

Philadelphia Mayor Kenney Declares Juneteenth An Official City Holiday

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has declared Juneteenth an official city holiday. The holiday commemorates the ending of slavery in America. [...] Read full article: Philadelphia Mayor Kenney Declares Junet...→

Ocean City mayor: It’s time to grant police request for more officers | WTOP

After a string of violent incidents on the boardwalk, the mayor of Ocean City, Maryland, said Monday that it is time to grant the police department’s request f [...] Read full article: Ocean City mayor: It’s time to grant pol...→

DC Mayor Bowser calls for Redskins name change | WTOP

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser restated her desire for Washington Redskins football team to return back to the District but under a new name. Read full article: DC Mayor Bowser calls for Redskins name ...→

Atlantic City mayor says former Trump Plaza set to be demolished

Atlantic City mayor says former Trump Plaza set to be demolished

President Trump’s vacant former hotel and casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is officially set to be demolished nearly six years since closing, Mayor Marty S [...] Read full article: Atlantic City mayor says former Trump Pl...→

Mayor Walsh Proposes To Reallocate 20% Of Boston Police Overtime Budget

Mayor Walsh Proposes To Reallocate 20% Of Boston Police Overtime Budget

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said $3 million will be transferred from the police overtime budget to the Boston Public Health Commission. Read full article: Mayor Walsh Proposes To Reallocate 20% O...→

'Racist' DC Mayor Sued for 'Black Lives Matter' Sign Near White House

'Racist' DC Mayor Sued for 'Black Lives Matter' Sign Near White House

An activist group is suing D.C. mayor Muriel Bowser who they call a "racist" after she commissioned the painting of the words 'Black Lives Matter' on a street [...] Read full article: 'Racist' DC Mayor Sued for 'Black Lives ...→

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...→

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...→

DC nurses demand hazard pay during pandemic | WTOP

D.C. nurses want hazard pay as they work on the front lines during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: DC nurses demand hazard pay during pande...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

Trudeau says government is ‘open’ to NHL hub city in Canada

Trudeau says government is ‘open’ to NHL hub city in Canada

OTTAWA (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the Canadian government is “open” to the NHL operating a playoff “hub city” in Canada as long... Read full article: Trudeau says government is ‘open’ to NHL...→

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Wants To Defund Bureaucracy: 'We Have A Lot Of Bloat And Fat At City Hall'

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Wants To Defund Bureaucracy: 'We Have A Lot Of Bloat And Fat At City Hall'

"The size of the city hall bureaucracy has without a doubt grown over the years. It needs to be stopped," said Mayor Johnson. Read full article: Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Wants To Defun...→

Boston Mayor Declares Racism a 'Public Health Crisis' in the City

Boston Mayor Declares Racism a 'Public Health Crisis' in the City

Boston's mayor declared racism a "public health crisis" and announced the reallocation of funds from the police department's overtime budget. Read full article: Boston Mayor Declares Racism a 'Public H...→

Top Executive Pay Should Be Cut First; Dallas Mayor to City Manager

Top Executive Pay Should Be Cut First; Dallas Mayor to City Manager

Amid protesters’ talk of ‘defunding’ police, Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson sent City Manager TC Broadnax a memo Friday saying top executives compensations should b [...] Read full article: Top Executive Pay Should Be Cut First; D...→

DC mayor sued over 'Black Lives Matter' street painting

DC mayor sued over 'Black Lives Matter' street painting

A lawsuit is challenging Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser’s move to paint “​​​​​​​Black Lives Matter” in giant yellow letters down the city’s 16th Street [...] Read full article: DC mayor sued over 'Black Lives Matter' ...→

Jersey City mayor weighs in on reopening, protests, police reforms

Jersey City mayor weighs in on reopening, protests, police reforms

Police reform and defunding the police have been sentiments being shared by protesters across the country, including cities in the tri-state area. Read full article: Jersey City mayor weighs in on reopening...→

Seattle Mayor Says It Would Be Illegal for Trump to Send Military to City

Seattle Mayor Says It Would Be Illegal for Trump to Send Military to City

The mayor of Seattle said on Thursday it would be unconstitutional and "illegal" for President Donald Trump to send military forces there to clear protesters o [...] Read full article: Seattle Mayor Says It Would Be Illegal f...→

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...→

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 ...→

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

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

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

DC nurses demand hazard pay during pandemic | WTOP

D.C. nurses want hazard pay as they work on the front lines during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: DC nurses demand hazard pay during pande...→

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...→

Federal government offices should move if DC becomes state, Grenell says

Federal government offices should move if DC becomes state, Grenell says

Richard Grenell, the former acting director of National Intelligence, weighed in late Sunday about this week's vote on a bill to admit Washington, D.C., as the [...] Read full article: Federal government offices should move i...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

Trudeau says government is ‘open’ to NHL hub city in Canada

Trudeau says government is ‘open’ to NHL hub city in Canada

OTTAWA (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the Canadian government is “open” to the NHL operating a playoff “hub city” in Canada as long... Read full article: Trudeau says government is ‘open’ to NHL...→

Ocean City mayor: It’s time to grant police request for more officers | WTOP

After a string of violent incidents on the boardwalk, the mayor of Ocean City, Maryland, said Monday that it is time to grant the police department’s request f [...] Read full article: Ocean City mayor: It’s time to grant pol...→

Miami mayor: City will not go into Phase 3, says there are major concerns with COVID-19

Miami mayor: City will not go into Phase 3, says there are major concerns with COVID-19

MIAMI (WSVN) - City of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez announced that the city is not going into the next phase of reopening due to major... Read full article: Miami mayor: City will not go into Phase...→

Boston Mayor Declares Racism a 'Public Health Crisis' in the City

Boston Mayor Declares Racism a 'Public Health Crisis' in the City

Boston's mayor declared racism a "public health crisis" and announced the reallocation of funds from the police department's overtime budget. Read full article: Boston Mayor Declares Racism a 'Public H...→

DC Mayor Bowser calls for Redskins name change | WTOP

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser restated her desire for Washington Redskins football team to return back to the District but under a new name. Read full article: DC Mayor Bowser calls for Redskins name ...→

DC Mayor Says Redskins Should Change Team Name

DC Mayor Says Redskins Should Change Team Name

The mayor of Washington, D.C., has revived her push for the Washington Redskins to change their name.  The name is offensive and serves as an obstacle to getti [...] Read full article: DC Mayor Says Redskins Should Change Tea...→

DC mayor sued over 'Black Lives Matter' street painting

DC mayor sued over 'Black Lives Matter' street painting

A lawsuit is challenging Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser’s move to paint “​​​​​​​Black Lives Matter” in giant yellow letters down the city’s 16th Street [...] Read full article: DC mayor sued over 'Black Lives Matter' ...→

Mayor Walsh Proposes To Reallocate 20% Of Boston Police Overtime Budget

Mayor Walsh Proposes To Reallocate 20% Of Boston Police Overtime Budget

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said $3 million will be transferred from the police overtime budget to the Boston Public Health Commission. Read full article: Mayor Walsh Proposes To Reallocate 20% O...→

Seattle Mayor Says It Would Be Illegal for Trump to Send Military to City

Seattle Mayor Says It Would Be Illegal for Trump to Send Military to City

The mayor of Seattle said on Thursday it would be unconstitutional and "illegal" for President Donald Trump to send military forces there to clear protesters o [...] Read full article: Seattle Mayor Says It Would Be Illegal f...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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' ...→

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 ...→

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 Mayor Kenney Declares Juneteenth An Official City Holiday

Philadelphia Mayor Kenney Declares Juneteenth An Official City Holiday

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has declared Juneteenth an official city holiday. The holiday commemorates the ending of slavery in America. [...] Read full article: Philadelphia Mayor Kenney Declares Junet...→

Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Review Before Brooks Was Killed

Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Review Before Brooks Was Killed

Atlanta had recently started a review of all of its police use of force policies when Rayshard Brooks was shot and killed by police officers in the parking lot [...] Read full article: Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Revie...→

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Wants To Defund Bureaucracy: 'We Have A Lot Of Bloat And Fat At City Hall'

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Wants To Defund Bureaucracy: 'We Have A Lot Of Bloat And Fat At City Hall'

"The size of the city hall bureaucracy has without a doubt grown over the years. It needs to be stopped," said Mayor Johnson. Read full article: Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Wants To Defun...→

Mayor of city with 1st known US COVID-19 case on how she navigated crisis

Mayor of city with 1st known US COVID-19 case on how she navigated crisis

Cassie Franklin, the 48-year-old mayor of Everett, Washington, made national headlines early on during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Mayor of city with 1st known US COVID-19...→

Top Executive Pay Should Be Cut First; Dallas Mayor to City Manager

Top Executive Pay Should Be Cut First; Dallas Mayor to City Manager

Amid protesters’ talk of ‘defunding’ police, Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson sent City Manager TC Broadnax a memo Friday saying top executives compensations should b [...] Read full article: Top Executive Pay Should Be Cut First; D...→

Atlantic City mayor says former Trump Plaza set to be demolished

Atlantic City mayor says former Trump Plaza set to be demolished

President Trump’s vacant former hotel and casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is officially set to be demolished nearly six years since closing, Mayor Marty S [...] Read full article: Atlantic City mayor says former Trump Pl...→

Better Government Association Sues City Council Over Private Conference Calls, Says They Violate Open Meetings Act

Better Government Association Sues City Council Over Private Conference Calls, Says They Violate Open Meetings Act

The lawsuit comes two days after Mayor Lori Lightfoot blasted an unnamed alderman for recording and leaking a May 31 conference call in which she traded profan [...] Read full article: Better Government Association Sues City ...→

Jersey City mayor weighs in on reopening, protests, police reforms

Jersey City mayor weighs in on reopening, protests, police reforms

Police reform and defunding the police have been sentiments being shared by protesters across the country, including cities in the tri-state area. Read full article: Jersey City mayor weighs in on reopening...→

'Racist' DC Mayor Sued for 'Black Lives Matter' Sign Near White House

'Racist' DC Mayor Sued for 'Black Lives Matter' Sign Near White House

An activist group is suing D.C. mayor Muriel Bowser who they call a "racist" after she commissioned the painting of the words 'Black Lives Matter' on a street [...] Read full article: 'Racist' DC Mayor Sued for 'Black Lives ...→

EDITORIAL: When the mayor and City Council talk, let’s hear it all — even the parts that make us blush

EDITORIAL: When the mayor and City Council talk, let’s hear it all — even the parts that make us blush

If the mayor and an alderman want to throw obscenities at each other, in keeping with a long Chicago tradition, everybody should be able to listen in. Read full article: EDITORIAL: When the mayor and City Counc...→

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...→

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 ...→

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...→

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

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

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

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...→

DC nurses demand hazard pay during pandemic | WTOP

D.C. nurses want hazard pay as they work on the front lines during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: DC nurses demand hazard pay during pande...→

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...→

Federal government offices should move if DC becomes state, Grenell says

Federal government offices should move if DC becomes state, Grenell says

Richard Grenell, the former acting director of National Intelligence, weighed in late Sunday about this week's vote on a bill to admit Washington, D.C., as the [...] Read full article: Federal government offices should move i...→

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...→

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' ...→

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 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 ...→

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...→

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 Mayor Kenney Declares Juneteenth An Official City Holiday

Philadelphia Mayor Kenney Declares Juneteenth An Official City Holiday

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has declared Juneteenth an official city holiday. The holiday commemorates the ending of slavery in America. [...] Read full article: Philadelphia Mayor Kenney Declares Junet...→

Trudeau says government is ‘open’ to NHL hub city in Canada

Trudeau says government is ‘open’ to NHL hub city in Canada

OTTAWA (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the Canadian government is “open” to the NHL operating a playoff “hub city” in Canada as long... Read full article: Trudeau says government is ‘open’ to NHL...→

Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Review Before Brooks Was Killed

Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Review Before Brooks Was Killed

Atlanta had recently started a review of all of its police use of force policies when Rayshard Brooks was shot and killed by police officers in the parking lot [...] Read full article: Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Revie...→

Ocean City mayor: It’s time to grant police request for more officers | WTOP

After a string of violent incidents on the boardwalk, the mayor of Ocean City, Maryland, said Monday that it is time to grant the police department’s request f [...] Read full article: Ocean City mayor: It’s time to grant pol...→

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Wants To Defund Bureaucracy: 'We Have A Lot Of Bloat And Fat At City Hall'

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Wants To Defund Bureaucracy: 'We Have A Lot Of Bloat And Fat At City Hall'

"The size of the city hall bureaucracy has without a doubt grown over the years. It needs to be stopped," said Mayor Johnson. Read full article: Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Wants To Defun...→

Miami mayor: City will not go into Phase 3, says there are major concerns with COVID-19

Miami mayor: City will not go into Phase 3, says there are major concerns with COVID-19

MIAMI (WSVN) - City of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez announced that the city is not going into the next phase of reopening due to major... Read full article: Miami mayor: City will not go into Phase...→

Boston Mayor Declares Racism a 'Public Health Crisis' in the City

Boston Mayor Declares Racism a 'Public Health Crisis' in the City

Boston's mayor declared racism a "public health crisis" and announced the reallocation of funds from the police department's overtime budget. Read full article: Boston Mayor Declares Racism a 'Public H...→

Mayor of city with 1st known US COVID-19 case on how she navigated crisis

Mayor of city with 1st known US COVID-19 case on how she navigated crisis

Cassie Franklin, the 48-year-old mayor of Everett, Washington, made national headlines early on during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Mayor of city with 1st known US COVID-19...→

DC Mayor Bowser calls for Redskins name change | WTOP

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser restated her desire for Washington Redskins football team to return back to the District but under a new name. Read full article: DC Mayor Bowser calls for Redskins name ...→

Top Executive Pay Should Be Cut First; Dallas Mayor to City Manager

Top Executive Pay Should Be Cut First; Dallas Mayor to City Manager

Amid protesters’ talk of ‘defunding’ police, Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson sent City Manager TC Broadnax a memo Friday saying top executives compensations should b [...] Read full article: Top Executive Pay Should Be Cut First; D...→

DC Mayor Says Redskins Should Change Team Name

DC Mayor Says Redskins Should Change Team Name

The mayor of Washington, D.C., has revived her push for the Washington Redskins to change their name.  The name is offensive and serves as an obstacle to getti [...] Read full article: DC Mayor Says Redskins Should Change Tea...→

Atlantic City mayor says former Trump Plaza set to be demolished

Atlantic City mayor says former Trump Plaza set to be demolished

President Trump’s vacant former hotel and casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is officially set to be demolished nearly six years since closing, Mayor Marty S [...] Read full article: Atlantic City mayor says former Trump Pl...→

DC mayor sued over 'Black Lives Matter' street painting

DC mayor sued over 'Black Lives Matter' street painting

A lawsuit is challenging Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser’s move to paint “​​​​​​​Black Lives Matter” in giant yellow letters down the city’s 16th Street [...] Read full article: DC mayor sued over 'Black Lives Matter' ...→

Better Government Association Sues City Council Over Private Conference Calls, Says They Violate Open Meetings Act

Better Government Association Sues City Council Over Private Conference Calls, Says They Violate Open Meetings Act

The lawsuit comes two days after Mayor Lori Lightfoot blasted an unnamed alderman for recording and leaking a May 31 conference call in which she traded profan [...] Read full article: Better Government Association Sues City ...→

Mayor Walsh Proposes To Reallocate 20% Of Boston Police Overtime Budget

Mayor Walsh Proposes To Reallocate 20% Of Boston Police Overtime Budget

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said $3 million will be transferred from the police overtime budget to the Boston Public Health Commission. Read full article: Mayor Walsh Proposes To Reallocate 20% O...→

Jersey City mayor weighs in on reopening, protests, police reforms

Jersey City mayor weighs in on reopening, protests, police reforms

Police reform and defunding the police have been sentiments being shared by protesters across the country, including cities in the tri-state area. Read full article: Jersey City mayor weighs in on reopening...→

'Racist' DC Mayor Sued for 'Black Lives Matter' Sign Near White House

'Racist' DC Mayor Sued for 'Black Lives Matter' Sign Near White House

An activist group is suing D.C. mayor Muriel Bowser who they call a "racist" after she commissioned the painting of the words 'Black Lives Matter' on a street [...] Read full article: 'Racist' DC Mayor Sued for 'Black Lives ...→

Seattle Mayor Says It Would Be Illegal for Trump to Send Military to City

Seattle Mayor Says It Would Be Illegal for Trump to Send Military to City

The mayor of Seattle said on Thursday it would be unconstitutional and "illegal" for President Donald Trump to send military forces there to clear protesters o [...] Read full article: Seattle Mayor Says It Would Be Illegal f...→

EDITORIAL: When the mayor and City Council talk, let’s hear it all — even the parts that make us blush

EDITORIAL: When the mayor and City Council talk, let’s hear it all — even the parts that make us blush

If the mayor and an alderman want to throw obscenities at each other, in keeping with a long Chicago tradition, everybody should be able to listen in. Read full article: EDITORIAL: When the mayor and City Counc...→