Tuesday, May 28th Dunwoody City Hall 41 Perimeter Center East Dunwoody, GA 30346 6:00 p.m. - Work Session Packet 7:00 p.m. - V oting Packet Watch Live at 7 pm Agenda 6 PM Agenda 7 PM Proclamation for Dunwoody High School Girls' Track...Show More Summary
Anna Minard A full house in council chamber on Wednesday. Those pink signs read "Without food and shelter, people die." On Wednesday, the Seattle city council took another stab at what to do about Nickelsville, which has now been squatting on city land for two years. Show More Summary
Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford on Friday flatly denied allegations that he smokes crack cocaine. During an afternoon press conference, the mayor's brother (who is also a city council member) called Gawker "disgusting" for reporting on a video that supposedly shows Ford smoking crack. Show More Summary
The Sound Transit Board of Directors made it official Thursday, unanimously affirming the Tacoma City Council's choice of a 2.3-mile light rail extension that runs through the heart of the Hilltop on Martin Luther King Jr. Way.
Remember Jon Jones, the challenger running against Atlanta City Councilman Kwanza Hall on a direct democracy platform? Well, he recently found out that, starting next year, he won't technically be considered a resident of Hall's district.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
In March 2013, about 60 members of the KKK wearing hoods and carrying banners with swastikas descended on downtown Memphis to protest the renaming of Nathan Bedford Forrest Park.A month earlier, the Memphis City Council voted to change...Show More Summary
Yesterday, the Seattle city council hosted a brown bag lunch chat to look at if—and how—we should mandate the hiring of local residents on city-funded construction sites, otherwise known as a "targeted local hire" ordinance. It's anShow More Summary
Via press release: The Stonewall Democratic Club of New York City, the city’s leading LGBT party organization, will back City Council Speaker Christine Quinn for Mayor of New York City. The Speaker won the club’s endorsement in a landslide victory Wednesday evening, capturing 80% of the vote. Show More Summary
The fight over bricks and mortar sex shops and strip joints on Cheshire Bride Road continues to play out online ahead of an upcoming critical vote by an Atlanta City Council committee.
The New York City Council passed a resolution Wednesday in support of Christians and other faith groups being granted "equal access" to gather for worship on public school property after hours. The 38-11 vote is seen as another sign of progress in a years-long battle that threatens the right of Christians and other faith groups to use such spaces to gather for worship.
The D.C. Council yesterday gave its nod to a record $12.1 billion city budget for the 2014 fiscal year. [ more › ]
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Lisburn City Council has used ratepayers money to pay for a meeting of the Unionist Forum in the Lagan Valley Island centre, cynically using the Council’s Good Relations programme as cover to enable them to finance an organisation established with the specific objectives of maximising the unionist vote, devising a joint PUL parades and flag-flying [...]
After hearing the convincing testimony of a water polo player dressed only in a Speedo (and some other people), the West Hollywood City Council on Monday approved more than $80 million of additions to West Hollywood Park, WeHoville reports....
On Monday in New York City, thousands of people marched in honor of Mark Carson, a 32-year-old man who was shot to death this weekend for being gay. Protesters, which included the openly gay City Council Speaker and mayoral candidate Christine Quinn, shouted, “We’re here. We’re queer. Homophobia has got to go!” Yet across town, hate [...]
In the wake of the hate-motivated murder last week of Mark Carson in New York City's Greenwich Village -- just one in a string of anti-transgender and anti-gay hate crimes plaguing the city, LGBT rights activist Scott Wooledge challenged LGBT rights opponents to repudiate the violence:
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From their website: Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement regarding the charges filed in the Mark Carson murder case in New York City: "We denounce any and all acts of unprovoked violence. No American should be the target of violence - period. Show More Summary
I asked Seattle City Council president Sally Clark what she thinks of Nick Licata's bill expanding homeless encampments, and she said she'll wait to hear him out when the bill is presented and debated tomorrow afternoon before making up her mind. Show More Summary
They are livestreaming the misconduct case against Judge Wade McCree. [Detroit Free Press] GW Law professor John Banzhaf is calling upon the D.C. City Council to bar local broadcasters from using the term “Redskins.” Two decades after...Show More Summary