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Cochran (Georgia) City Council Will Hoist Christian Flag Above Courthouse, Against Attorney’s Advice

The city council members in Cochran, Georgia have a novel way of settling church/state separation issues. Like hoisting a Christian flag in front of the courthouse.They just figure out what the majority wants and follow suit:

Councilwoman Keisha Lance Bottoms gets AFRCA gig, Fulton Chairman John Eaves cries cronyism

One of Mayor Kasim Reed's most loyal allies on the Atlanta City Council will pull double duty as an elected official and the executive director of the authority that oversees Turner Field and other key properties. And Fulton County Chairman John Eaves is none too pleased about how the decision went down.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Canada Supreme Court Rules Against Christian Prayers at City Council Meetings, Says It 'Stigmatizes' Atheists

Nearly a year after the United States Supreme Court ruled that government meetings could include Christian prayers, Canada's highest legal authority has concluded the opposite.

Taso Lagos Suspends City Council Campaign

Taso Lagos—a relative non-threat to incumbent city council member Jean Godden—looks ready to drop out of the race for a council seat representing District 4, which covers northeast Seattle from Lake Union to Sand Point, including the...Show More Summary

D.C.’s War on Chastity & the Poor

Congress has a short window of time in which to block two measures by the District of Columbia City Council restricting free speech, freedom of assembly, and the free exercise of religion of mission-oriented groups within city limits. At issue are the “Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment Act” (RHNDA) and “Human Rights Amendment Act” (HRAA), each [...]

GOP Introduces Resolution To Kill Anti-LGBT Discrimination Ban In D.C. Religious Schools: VIDEO

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

GOP representative Vicky Hartzler has introduced a resolution in the U.S. House calling on Congress to kill a bill passed by the Washington, D.C. City Council that would ban discrimination against LGBT students in religious schools

James Nicoll

Courtesy photo The Nonpareil James Clark Nicoll owned the City Bakery building located at 130 W. Broadway in Council Bluffs. James Clark Nicoll Homicide James Clark Nicoll 52 YOA Council Bluffs, IA Pottawattamie County March 17, 1885   ames Clark Nicoll, a 52-year-old baker from Perth, Scotland, who emigrated to Council Bluffs, Iowa with his […]

Burge Speaks

Releasing a statement to Martin Preib which can be located at his site : In an exclusive statement to the Conviction Project, former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge responds to the decision by the Chicago City Council to establish a reparations fund for exonerated offenders. Show More Summary

Hey Mark Brown?

Go f#$% yourself, too - a completely craptacular article by a clown - we sample it below: The convergence of three separate police department scandals at one City Council meeting Wednesday could be explained by more than Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s...Show More Summary

City Council passes regulations for cleaner air

yesterdayNews : NY Daily News

The rules, the first major update to the city’s air code since 1970, require restaurant char broilers to install filters to reduce pollution

Activists urge City Council against hiring 1,000 NYPD cops

yesterdayNews : NY Daily News

Nearly 60 progressive groups urged the City Council Thursday to drop its plan for 1,000 new cops.

Philadelphia City Council Members Weigh in on Veterans Affairs

Council President won't entertain thought on Director of Veterans Affairs, though one Councilman says the city can do better. The post Philadelphia City Council Members Weigh in on Veterans Affairs appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Mayor Ed Murray and the City Council Move Forward With Search for a Local Solution to the Somali Remittance Crisis

Local politicians are looking for solutions while the federal government has been slow to respond. Ijeoma Oluo Today Mayor Murray and the Seattle City Council released a joint statement calling for a resolution to the Somali remittance crisis. Show More Summary

Fast Track Authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Is on the Move in Congress

Gabe Mandell, 13, went to City Hall in March to eloquently speak out in favor of the Seattle city council's resolution to oppose fast track authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership. He's 13! Alex Garland This just in, from the New York Times: Leaders in Congress have reached a deal to provide fast track authority for the president. Show More Summary

City Council passes bill outlawing credit checks on job applicants

The City Council on Thursday passed a bill prohibiting credit checks on most job applicants, except those being hired for top-level executive positions with fiduciary responsibilities as well as... To view the full story, click the title link.

Former City Council Member Peter Steinbrueck Withdraws Application for Council Vacancy

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Steinbrueck has withdrawn his name from the list of 44 applicants. Kelly O Peter Steinbrueck, a likely frontrunner in the Seattle City Council's search to replace Sally Clark, has withdrawn his application. In an e-mail to council members,...Show More Summary

Aldermen oppose cuts to museum free days

Chicago's City Council is jumping into the fray over a state plan to cut in half the number of free days each year at the city's museums, with aldermen set to register their opposition to the idea.

Memorial Day 2015: How Differently Two Colorado Towns Will Celebrate

The Memorial Day 2015 parade in Denver to honor those who died while serving in the military of the United States will probably not happen this year. The reason is that the city council issued new rules on how the parade is to be conducted. Show More Summary

OK: Oklahoma City Council Approves Outside Counsel in Bus Station Dispute

The Oklahoma City Council has agreed to hire outside legal help to defend a decision to allow demolition of downtown's historic Union Bus Station. A lawsuit is seeking a new review of a proposal that includes demolishing the bus station...Show More Summary

Taxi medallion cash missing from new budget proposal

Taxi insiders were buzzing after the release of the City Council's budget response Tuesday, not for what was in it but for what wasn't. (Read more here.) —AJH To view the full story, click the title link.

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