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City Council

Bellevue City Council approves $85K for new rescue boat | #citycouncil

Later this year, Bellevue first responders will be better able to respond during water emergencies along the Missouri River. On Tuesday, the city council approved $85,000 to spend on a 22-foot Clark Dura sport boat that will benefit both the police and fire departments. The boat will be purchased from Clark Boat Company, which is, […]

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Council approves nearly $1 million for potential Chiefs parade | #citycouncil

Kansas City is gearing up for another possible Chiefs Super Bowl win, and that means one thing – a parade. On Thursday, the Kansas City City Council approved a plan for a possible parade if the Chiefs defeat the San Francisco 49ers on February 11. The ordinance will allow the Greater Kansas City Sports Commission […]

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Alabama

Southern Research receives $3M boost for biotech jobs, innovation in Alabama | #elections | #alabama

Southern Research has been granted nearly $3 million from Innovate Alabama via its Tax Credit Program. This funding is aimed at launching a biotech initiative to not only attract but also bolster existing startups in Alabama. The initiative, named the Therapeutics Development Fund (TDF), will be incorporated into Station 41 — Southern Research’s hub dedicated […]

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City Council

Killeen City Council will have citizen petition on homeless shelter | Local News | #citycouncil

Tuesday’s Killeen City Council meeting will include a citizen’s petition on concerns over the expected closure of the city’s homeless shelter, which was first reported Friday. Friends in Crisis is expected to close by February. The cause of the closure is federal funding drying up. The 78-bed homeless shelter, 412 E. Sprott St. in north […]

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City Council

City council’s approval of NAH proposal deemed ‘short-sighted’ | #citycouncil

It is difficult to understand how our members of city council could approve the NAH proposal. This seems short-sighted and narrow-minded. This billion dollar project does not come even close to meeting the city’s plan for carbon neutrality by 2030. Token mentions of some solar panels, a few charging stations for EVs and no LEED […]

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City council called on to put funds toward bike safety | #citycouncil

Gift this article Share this article paywall-free. An open letter to the mayor, vice mayor and Council: Thank you for your unanimous direction to city staff to prioritize funding for a few basic bike projects, namely: the (complete) construction of the Butler Pilot elevation, and the construction of two (dangerous) protected intersections — (Butler/Beaver and […]

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Flint City Council hosts special meeting to discuss ARPA funding | #citycouncil

FLINT, Mich. (WNEM) – Starting Jan. 23, over $15 million in American Rescue Plan funding will be available for some Flint organizations. The funding is a portion of the $94.7 million Flint was awarded under the federal aid program designed to help the nation recover from the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible organizations […]

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The Spokane City Council funds the police — and, the mayor says, micromanages them | Local News | Spokane | The Pacific Northwest Inlander | #citycouncil

click to enlarge Daniel Walters/Young Kwak photos Spokane Police Chief Craig Meidl caught between City Council President Breean Beggs and Mayor Nadine Woodward. Last week, Spokane Police Chief Craig Meidl said his department had a new strategy for fighting crime. Because all that community frustration over slow Spokane […]

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Alabama

Child abuse victims aided by quarter-million dollars | Alabama | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

(The Center Square) – Child abuse victims in 10 Alabama counties will benefit from more than a quarter-million dollars in grant funding. The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs announced that $769,578 in grant funding will be expended in central and eastern portions of the state. The funding will allow five nonprofit organizations the […]

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Alabama

Ohio Republican Jim Jordan Surprisingly Turns Down Powerful Speaker Role in U.S. House Squabble | Ohio News | Cincinnati | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Republican control of the U.S. House got off to a rocky start Jan. 3 when the party was unable to decide who should become speaker amid a sharp disagreement within the party’s more conservative faction. California Rep. Kevin McCarthy didn’t clinch the backing of the 218 lawmakers he needed to become the head of the […]

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