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Louisville Metro Council passed a vote of no confidence in the mayor regarding the handling of the Breonna Taylor case

The resolution, which was passed between 22 and 4, also contains a detailed list of the actions the mayor must take to “restore trust between the residents of the Louisville Metro and their government and ensure the safety and equality of all of its residents” . Some of the actions include advancing social and racial justice policies, a commitment to …

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The Mayor of New York is delaying face-to-face learning for most students

Rather than starting in-person tuition for all students on Monday as planned, de Blasio said that face-to-face learning at the K-5 and K-8 schools will end by September 29, and face-to-face learning at middle and high schools High schools delayed until October 1st. He said 3-K, Pre-K and District 75 schools that serve special needs children will still be open …

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Parents send students to school while knowingly infected with coronavirus, the mayor says

A Covid-19 positive student attended class on Monday but the school wasn’t informed of their diagnosis until the next day, Attleboro High School superintendent David Sawyer said in a letter to families Tuesday evening. 28 students who had close contact with the infected person were notified and asked to quarantine for 14 days, Sawyer said. The school did not identify …

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De Blasio: The entire NYC mayor’s office, including the mayor himself, is slated to take a week off in the budget crisis

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Wednesday that his entire office – including the mayor himself – will be on leave for a week beginning in October to help tackle the city’s multi-billion dollar budget crisis. De Blasio, Ms. Chirlane McCray, and 493 others will take unpaid vacation sometime between October and March 2021, which is projected to …

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Giuliani’s Son Considering NYC Mayor Offer: Report

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s son could follow in his father’s footsteps and tell the New York Post that he could run for mayor in 2021. The elder Giuliani has been very critical of current Mayor Bill de Blasio and Andrew is no different. In discussing his possible political plans, he warned that if the next mayor is like …

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150 major corporations warn Mayor of “widespread fear” of NYC’s future

More than 150 powerful business leaders in New York City joined forces on Thursday to warn Mayor Bill de Blasio that he must take more decisive action to address crime and other quality of life issues that they said are fueling the economic recovery Endanger the city. Executives at companies such as Goldman Sachs, Vornado Realty Trust and JetBlue sent …

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Daniel Prude dies: Rochester Mayor and Chief of Police promise reform as protesters march for a fifth night to demand justice

The most recent demonstration came after the mayor and police chief reiterated that they did not intend to resign and said they were the best people to reform the city after Prude’s death. The 41-year-old black man had a mental emergency on March 23, when officials covered his head with a “spit sock” and held him prone on the floor …

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“Inconsiderate and selfish:” The mayor of San Francisco railed against the Burning Man gathering

San Francisco Mayoress, London Breed, closed parking spaces on a popular beach Sunday after saying more than 1,000 people gathered there to celebrate Burning Man despite coronavirus restrictions. “That was absolutely reckless and selfish,” she tweeted. “You’re not partying. You endanger people’s lives. They endanger our progress. Nobody is immune to the spread of the virus. “ To avoid recurrence, …

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Police and protesters clash in Rochester after Mayor suspends officials involved in the asphyxiation of the person

Protesters marched in Rochester, New York, Thursday evening as many appeared unimpressed by the city’s mayor’s recent decision to suspend seven police officers involved in Daniel Prude’s asphyxiation. Prude, 41, a black man, died after being taken off life support on March 30th. Just seven days earlier, at an encounter with Rochester police, a “spit hood” was placed over his …

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Portland Mayor calls for peace as protests close to 100 days and state officials prosecute protesters

“Everyone deserves to feel safe in their community,” wrote Wheeler on Tuesday evening. “But there was more senseless violence in Portland last night.” Wheeler’s call comes as both the Oregon Governor and state police announced that they are taking further steps to ensure that people who commit violence are prosecuted. Governor Kate Brown has called on outside agencies to help …

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