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Mayor Eric Adams defends latest round of budget cuts

To hear Mayor Eric Adams tell it, there is a gathering fiscal storm — and the city must prepare. “Everyone has stated we’re about to be hit with a tsunami,” Adams said Tuesday. On Monday, Adams directed city agencies to make budget cuts for the third time since taking office. Half of all vacant positions […]

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Dayton mayor to serve as chair of education task force

DAYTON, Ohio — Jeffrey Mims, Jr., has spent the past four decades working to improve the education system in Dayton. Now, as mayor of Dayton, Mims is taking on a new role to help address issues in academia at the national level.  The National League of Cities (NLC) selected Mims to serve as the chair […]

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Mayor says Cincinnati is on the right track ahead of address

CINCINNATI – In the early days of January, Aftab Pureval stood on the stage at Washington Square Park and promised to unlock Cincinnati’s potential. Now, 11 months into his first year as mayor, Pureval believes transformation is well underway and plans highlight that work and his vision for the next three years in his first […]

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Alabama

Ohio seeks to become latest state to ban noncitizen voting | #elections | #alabama

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republicans in Ohio are promoting a measure on the Nov. 8 ballot that would prohibit noncitizens from voting in local elections, fighting back at what they see as a push for such access in liberal enclaves such as San Francisco and New York City. What You Need To Know Republicans in Ohio are […]

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Mayor seeks to boost controversial project in Queens

Mayor Eric Adams was in an industrial pocket of Astoria on Monday. It falls within the footprint of the Innovation QNS project, a mammoth, $2 billion mixed-use development proposed for the area. What You Need To Know On Monday, Mayor Eric Adams toured the proposed site of the Innovation QNS project with community leaders who […]

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Alaska

GOP defends warning about Halloween and ‘rainbow fentanyl’ | #alaska | #politics

Several House and Senate Republicans have issued warnings during October, including the release of a video PSA, which warns parents about the possibility of brightly colored fentanyl being a threat to children this Halloween. The move is one that the Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration has debunked and a University of Delaware sociology and […]

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City Council

‘Bathroom bill’ passes in City Council | #citycouncil

The New York City Council passed the “bathroom bill” on Thursday, which will identify locations in every ZIP code across the five boroughs where a public restroom should be located. “Every New Yorker can think back to a time when they were out and about in the neighborhood and they had nowhere to go,” Brooklyn […]

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City Council

Latest City Council map has its winners and losers | #citycouncil

All 51 City Council members are up for re-election next year, but their council districts will be reconfigured under the once-a-decade process known as redistricting. The process has not been kind to Brooklyn Councilman Ari Kagan. His council district is carved into pieces in the latest proposed map, with his current constituents redistributed among five […]

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Mayor announces new educational safety program

City officials are taking a community approach to keeping schools safe, launching a program aimed at improving the academic lives of students across the five boroughs while providing them opportunities to explore their talents. As part of the Project Pivo program, community-based organizations will offer mentorship, counseling, arts and sports programming. More than 100 organizations […]

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Elementary school renamed after city’s first Black mayor

An elementary school in Queens was renamed after David Dinkins, New York City’s first African American mayor, whose legacy on giving back to others was celebrated on Thursday.  PS 48Q in Jamaica will be known as the David N. Dinkins School for Community Service.  “Our history is more than just picking cotton. Our history is more […]

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