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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Indiana lawmakers seek federal help to end vehicle emissions testing mandateAmazon Request for Proposals earlier today. I would like to thank President Ron
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 7 hours ago
Amazon Request for Proposals earlier today. I would like to thank President Ron Brewer and all of the members of the Gary Common Council for their support as well as the members of the Amazon working group," Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Middletown voters to decide plans for $87.35 million state-of-art middle school complexMIDDLETOWN >> The common council Tuesday unanimously approved the sending of a
The Middletown Press / Posted 10 hours ago
MIDDLETOWN >> The common council Tuesday unanimously approved the sending of a new middle school feasibility study to voters in November, one that calls for the construction of an $87.35 million complex that would incorporate the city’s sixth-... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Angered over proposal’s veto, aldermen threaten “no confidence” vote against Chief Flynnhim. Aldermen said they're angry that Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett vetoed a res
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 12 hours ago
him. Aldermen said they're angry that Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett vetoed a resolution that would've given the Milwaukee Common Council the power to fire the police and fire chiefs (with state approval). They want to override the veto, and are... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Aldermen plan to address Milwaukee Mayor's veto to resolutionTony Zielinski will address Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett's veto of the Council r
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 21 hours ago
Tony Zielinski will address Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett's veto of the Council resolution at 12 p.m. at City Hall. The Common Council voted 8 to 6 in favor of the measure Tuesday to request from the state the authority to remove Police Chief Ed... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Middletown budget expected under tax capthe state tax cap. The preliminary spending plan will be presented to the Boar
Mid-Hudson News / Posted yesterday
the state tax cap. The preliminary spending plan will be presented to the Board of Estimate on November 2 and the full common council on November 21. Adoption by the council will come in December, after review. Copyright © 2017 Mid-Hudson News... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Gary, Hammond, NWI make bids for Amazon's second headquarters, up to 50,000 jobsAmazon Request for Proposals earlier today. I would like to thank President Ron
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted yesterday
Amazon Request for Proposals earlier today. I would like to thank President Ron Brewer and all of the members of the Gary Common Council for their support as well as the members of the Amazon working group," Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Campers crowd Chick-fil-A lot to win 52 mealsThat morning, the campers had already participated in a name-that-tune contest.
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
That morning, the campers had already participated in a name-that-tune contest. T.J. Garbera, who had arranged for Norwalk Common Council candidate Mark Suda to bring him a campaign sign to display at his tent, was a winner in the contest. The... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Campers crowd Chick-fil-A lot to win 52 mealsThat morning, the campers had already participated in a name-that-tune contest.
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
That morning, the campers had already participated in a name-that-tune contest. T.J. Garbera, who had arranged for Norwalk Common Council candidate Mark Suda to bring him a campaign sign to display at his tent, was a winner in the contest. The... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Gary, Hammond, NWI make bids for Amazon's second headquarters, up to 50,000 jobs“As President of the Gary Common Council, I was pleased to hear Mayor Karen Fre
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted yesterday
“As President of the Gary Common Council, I was pleased to hear Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson respond to the RFP in regards to Amazon, which is an amazing company we hope will consider coming to Gary, Indiana," Brewer said. "This will give our great... Read more
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The Post-Standard
Who is running for Syracuse Common Council in 2017?SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Syracuse voters will elect eight people to the city's legislat
The Post-Standard / Posted yesterday
SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Syracuse voters will elect eight people to the city's legislative body -- the Common Council -- next month The Common Council consists of five district Councilors, four at-large Councilors who are elected citywide, and a Council... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
City makes a decision on the sign– The Boomba sign at the corner of National and 5th Ave. was once again the top
Rapid City Journal / Posted yesterday
– The Boomba sign at the corner of National and 5th Ave. was once again the topic of discussion at the Belle Fourche Common Council. Valdemar Borowic addressed the council members with photos of what he planned to do to replace the present... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Tuesday's Common Council meeting recapNORWICH � City of Norwich Common Council convened at its regularly scheduled me
The Evening Sun / Posted yesterday
NORWICH � City of Norwich Common Council convened at its regularly scheduled meeting last night to discuss a number of things concerning the city. City receives grant from NYS DFS City of Norwich Mayor Christine Carnrike announced at last night's... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Taxes remain unchanged in proposed 2018 Kingston city budget$41.7 million tab. Those numbers now must be scrutinized by the Finance and Au
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 2 days ago
$41.7 million tab. Those numbers now must be scrutinized by the Finance and Audit Committee, before being ratified by the common council in December. Aldermen did not receive the final draft until minutes before the presentation. “Our tax levy is... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
“We’ve got an issue:” Lawmaker wants to lift ban on red-light cameras in Milwaukeecity. Reckless driving -- sometimes with fatal consequences has become all-too
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
city. Reckless driving -- sometimes with fatal consequences has become all-too-common on the streets of Milwaukee. Some Common Council members would like to install red-light cameras and automated speed enforcement systems at troublesome... Read more
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The Post-Standard
Mayor Miner: Syracuse can't afford more copsfirefighters or have all the code enforcement officers or all the parks employe
The Post-Standard / Posted 2 days ago
firefighters or have all the code enforcement officers or all the parks employees that my commissioners would like." At a Common Council meeting two weeks ago, 1st Deputy Police Chief Joseph Cecile said his department needed more officers. He was... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Parents Could Face Jail Time if Their Kid is a Bully in This New York Townmessage that is sent to parents that there’s a wake-up call here,” says Alderma
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
message that is sent to parents that there’s a wake-up call here,” says Alderman Jeff Glatz. The ordinance passed the city common council last week, and went into effect on October 1st. Now, parents of minor children who violate the city curfew or... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Council forwards resolution that would allow firing of police, fire chiefs with 2/3 voteMILWAUKEE — A resolution that would allow the Milwaukee Common Council to fire
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
MILWAUKEE — A resolution that would allow the Milwaukee Common Council to fire police and fire chiefs with a two-thirds vote of its members has moved forward. It would require a law change/state approval. Currently, the Milwaukee Fire and Police... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Milwaukee Common Council votes to ask state for law change that would allow them to remove police chiefMILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – The Milwaukee Common Council has voted 8-6 to ask the stat
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – The Milwaukee Common Council has voted 8-6 to ask the state to allow them to remove the Milwaukee police chief from office with a 2/3 majority vote. Milwaukee Council votes 8-6 to ask state to allow them to remove Milwaukee... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Milwaukee leaders plan to introduce legislation to curb reckless drivingMILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Rep. David Crowley, along with members of the Milwaukee C
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Rep. David Crowley, along with members of the Milwaukee Common Council, will hold a press conference on Tuesday (October 17). They plan to introduce legislation to help stop traffic violators. The legislation is called the... Read more
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The Post-Standard
Hiring of Perez Williams' ex-husband's law firm raised concerns at Syracuse City Hallthis story. So did Miner. Jessica McKee could not be reached. The city settled
The Post-Standard / Posted 2 days ago
this story. So did Miner. Jessica McKee could not be reached. The city settled with Smith Sovik for $9,500 in 2014. The Common Council approved the settlement. In the Loomis case -- the one with the stolen parking meter change -- the city... Read more
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First Coast News
Parents could face jail time if their kid is a bully in this New York townmessage that is sent to parents that there’s a wake-up call here,” says Alderma
First Coast News / Posted 3 days ago
message that is sent to parents that there’s a wake-up call here,” says Alderman Jeff Glatz. The ordinance passed the city common council last week, and went into effect on October 1st. Now, parents of minor children who violate the city curfew or... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Rolison embraces common council leadership in budget processPOUGHKEEPSIE – Mayor Robert Rolison presented his proposed 2018 Poughkeepsie ci
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 3 days ago
POUGHKEEPSIE – Mayor Robert Rolison presented his proposed 2018 Poughkeepsie city budget to the common council on Monday and it is a spending plan that comes in under the tax cap. He did not mention any specific budget numbers in his presentation at... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
BMHA owes $4.2M in overdue bills to the cityBUFFALO, N.Y.-- Buffalo Common Council President, Darius Pridgen, says he is fe
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 3 days ago
BUFFALO, N.Y.-- Buffalo Common Council President, Darius Pridgen, says he is fed up with the millions of dollars in overdue bills to the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority. The comptroller's office says the BMHA owes the city $4.2 million. The tab... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Racine voters will choose new mayor in special election on Tuesdaycity of Racine can be corrected," said Sandy Weidner, Candidate for Racine Mayo
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 3 days ago
city of Racine can be corrected," said Sandy Weidner, Candidate for Racine Mayor. Sandy Weidner is a member of Racine's Common Council and Representative Cory Mason's State Assembly District includes Racine. They were the top finishers in a... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
“Traffic Enforcement Surge:” Chief Flynn vows to hold reckless drivers accountableMilwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said. The announcement from the chief and mayor ca
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 3 days ago
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said. The announcement from the chief and mayor came a day before members of the Milwaukee Common Council and state representatives hold a news conference on a bill that would allow the city to use red-light cameras... Read more
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The Recorder Online
SGA Bulletsconstitution of the SGA, the State of Connecticut and the United States. Bobby
The Recorder Online / Posted 3 days ago
constitution of the SGA, the State of Connecticut and the United States. Bobby Berriault, a candidate for the New Britain Common Council, encouraged students to register to vote to help him and his plan to protect state schools, such as the... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Perfect weather for invasion and burning of Kingstonby British forces and his flag was taken down. As a consolation, a gala ball to
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 3 days ago
by British forces and his flag was taken down. As a consolation, a gala ball took place later that evening inside the common council chambers at City Hall. Yost said he feels natural in his goofy woolen long johns. “It’s quite comfortable,... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
“Pleaded with me:” After complaints, alderman wants limits on roadside memorialsLowe said. Johnson said an alderman would have the power to grant an extension
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 4 days ago
Lowe said. Johnson said an alderman would have the power to grant an extension to the time the memorials are up. The proposal has already cleared the Public Works Committee, but it still needs to be approved by the full Milwaukee Common C... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Monday musings: CCC very unfair to Middletown Highis being redone and the football field on Hunting Hill Avenue is being refurbis
The Middletown Press / Posted 4 days ago
is being redone and the football field on Hunting Hill Avenue is being refurbished as are the six tennis courts. The Common Council has named the baseball field in memory of Buzzy Levin, the softball field, which will be used by Wilson Middle... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
La Crosse Fire Department to install new exhaust removal systemsThe La Crosse Fire Department is taking another step forward to make the fire s
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 4 days ago
The La Crosse Fire Department is taking another step forward to make the fire stations safer. Common Council approved funding for new exhaust removal systems in each of the five fire stations. The fire truck exhaust leaves behind carcinogens and... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
No easy answers or solutions for vacant buildings in Albanyof vacant buildings plaguing their communities, those running for Albany mayor
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
of vacant buildings plaguing their communities, those running for Albany mayor also offer a variety of approaches. Common Council President Carolyn McLaughlin said she would focus efforts on enforcing the rules on the books. “In terms of... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Poughkeepsie mayor names finance commissioner new city administratorleft, after only eight months on the job. Mayor Robert Rolison has now appointe
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 5 days ago
left, after only eight months on the job. Mayor Robert Rolison has now appointed him permanent administrator subject to common council approval. Nelson has filled both roles simultaneously. The mayor said he is the right person to move the city... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Reality of the new Coulee Recovery Center sinks inOn Thursday night, the Common Council approved a zoning change for the new Coul
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 6 days ago
On Thursday night, the Common Council approved a zoning change for the new Coulee Council on Addictions recovery center, bringing an end to months of planning and debate. Council members and those invested in the recovery facility describe the vote... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Municipal Boat Harbor will stay openThe La Crosse Common Council cleared the way for the city to take over operatio
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 6 days ago
The La Crosse Common Council cleared the way for the city to take over operation of the Municipal Boat Harbor. In a unanimous vote, council member appropriated $1.8 million to keep the marina open. The harbor is in serious need of repairs to meet... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Funds released for Riverside Park BandshellRestoration of the Riverside Park Bandshell will move ahead. The Common Council
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 6 days ago
Restoration of the Riverside Park Bandshell will move ahead. The Common Council unanimously released $1.1 million in funding for the project at a meeting on Thursday night. The bandshell was built in 1930 with renovations in 1986. The current... Read more
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News 8000
Coulee Council on Addictions to finish reviewing designs after rezoning passes city councilCouncil will now finish reviewing designs and construction will begin within th
News 8000 / Posted 6 days ago
Council will now finish reviewing designs and construction will begin within the next few weeks. La Crosse's Common Council voted to rezone the land along Ferry Street last night. Council leaders say the rezoning was a major hurdle... Read more
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News 8000
Coulee Council on Addictions clears final hurdle for new facilityon Addictions is one step closer to building a new recovery center after a busy
News 8000 / Posted 7 days ago
on Addictions is one step closer to building a new recovery center after a busy night Thursday at City Hall. La Crosse's Common Council voted to rezone a lot of land on Ferry Street clearing the way for the project to move forward. The proposal... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Council removes historic status from 'War Eagle' buildingThe Common Council voted to repeal the Historic Preservation Commission designa
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 7 days ago
The Common Council voted to repeal the Historic Preservation Commission designation for a downtown building at a meeting on Thursday night. The 10-3 vote means that Pischke Motors can move forward with demolition of the building. The building... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Parents of bullies could face jail time under new law in New York communitylaw went into effect Oct. 1 in North Tonawanda, a city just north of Buffalo.
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 7 days ago
law went into effect Oct. 1 in North Tonawanda, a city just north of Buffalo. Members of the North Tonawanda Common Council hope the new law will put a stop to bullying by holding parents accountable for their children’s actions.... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Common Council sells property for $25,000 less than a top bidder offered in close voteFrank Speziale photo NORWICH � At a special City of Norwich Common Council mee
The Evening Sun / Posted 7 days ago
Frank Speziale photo NORWICH � At a special City of Norwich Common Council meeting last Tuesday, October 3, the council sold a city-owned property at 61-63 South Broad Street by awarding it to a lower bid, with the mayor casting the deciding... Read more
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The Shawano Leader
City loosens restrictions on electronic messaging signsMixed Use areas. The changes were approved by unanimous votes in back-to-back
The Shawano Leader / Posted 7 days ago
Mixed Use areas. The changes were approved by unanimous votes in back-to-back meetings of the Shawano Plan Commission and Common Council. The plan commission in August was initially set to vote on a plan that would have forced variable electronic... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
New Coulee Council on Addictions facility has narrow margin to passThe future of Coulee Council on Addictions' new facility depends on a super maj
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 8 days ago
The future of Coulee Council on Addictions' new facility depends on a super majority vote from the Common Council Thursday. Plans for the new facility were unveiled in May of this year, but the rezoning of its proposed location in the Washburn... Read more
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The Post-Standard
Ben Walsh walks tightrope, balancing Republican name while luring DemocratsOnondaga County's conservative GOP establishment." William's son, James Walsh,
The Post-Standard / Posted 8 days ago
Onondaga County's conservative GOP establishment." William's son, James Walsh, followed in his father's shoes, joining the Common Council in the late 1970s, then spending 20 years as the area's Republican congressman. Two of James' siblings would... Read more
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Bizjournals
Opposition grounds Buffalo River helipad proposaland Ellicott Development Co. to withdraw plans to for the heliport located alon
Bizjournals / Posted 8 days ago
and Ellicott Development Co. to withdraw plans to for the heliport located along the Buffalo River. At Tuesday’s Buffalo Common Council meeting and, later, at the city’s planning board meeting, it was announced that the plans had been... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Parents of bullies could face fine, jail under new law in New Yorklaw went into effect Oct. 1 in North Tonawanda, a city just north of Buffalo.
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 8 days ago
law went into effect Oct. 1 in North Tonawanda, a city just north of Buffalo. Members of the North Tonawanda Common Council hope the new law will put a stop to bullying by holding parents accountable for their children’s actions.... Read more
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The Post-Standard
Cops, guns and a Green mayor? 5 takeaways from first TV debate in Syracuse mayor's racein the city to generate enough revenue to avoid insolvency. Hawkins also plugg
The Post-Standard / Posted 9 days ago
in the city to generate enough revenue to avoid insolvency. Hawkins also plugged the Green Party candidates running for Common Council seats. Midway through the debate, candidates were asked a series of yes-or-no questions. A few points of... Read more
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Boston Globe
In a New York community, parents could go to jail if their child is a bullylaw went into effect Oct. 1 in North Tonawanda, a city just north of Buffalo.
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
law went into effect Oct. 1 in North Tonawanda, a city just north of Buffalo. Members of the North Tonawanda Common Council hope the new law will put a stop to bullying by holding parents accountable for their children’s actions.... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Group tells lawmakers to remove Columbus statueBUFFALO, NY - A Buffalo anti-racism group is requesting that common council mem
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 9 days ago
BUFFALO, NY - A Buffalo anti-racism group is requesting that common council members vote to remove the Christopher Columbus statue on the west side and rename the park. The group says that Columbus had a negative impact on the world. The debate... Read more
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The Post-Standard
Councilor Helen Hudson backs Ben Walsh, who is struggling to win black votersmayoral candidate Ben Walsh picked up the endorsement today of one of the city'
The Post-Standard / Posted 9 days ago
mayoral candidate Ben Walsh picked up the endorsement today of one of the city's most prominent black elected officials. Common Councilor-At-Large Helen Hudson was among a trio of women who became the first elected Democrats to break ranks with... Read more
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The Post-Standard
Supporters of 'community grid' for I-81 rally downtown in push against viaduct, tunnelof the city for development and taxation, and it would reconnect the University
The Post-Standard / Posted 9 days ago
of the city for development and taxation, and it would reconnect the University Hill to downtown, among other benefits. Common Council President Van Robinson, a longtime grid supporter, set down his cane and picked up a sledgehammer to begin his... Read more
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