HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Former mixed martial arts fighter Tito Ortiz has quit his post on the City Council of Huntington Beach, California after spending about six months in politics for the first time — and attracting harsh criticism for his anti-mask views and for filing for unemployment benefits while serving on the council.
“Housing is a human right and intersectional with many social and community issues.” — Jael Currie
Dear Editor: Lindsay Lemmer has been a hard-working, honest, effective and responsive alder for District 3 and I urge her reelection. While se…
"We believe the city benefits from a council that is highly engaged and that presses the city administration to act in bigger and bolder ways on behalf of economic, social and racial justice, environmental protection and the democratization of the city."
Portage City Administrator Shawn Murphy said finding out Columbia County officials decided against a countywide mask mandate was hardly surprising.
The La Crosse Common Council voted Thursday to approve hiring two law firms to represent the city in litigation against chemical companies involved in the PFAS contamination.
Bucking the recommendation from the Airport Commission, common council members voted 6-2 Thursday to seek out a site for a new airport that would likely be either east or north of the city limits.
Reflecting on this extraordinarily difficult year, I am struck both by how fortunate we are to live in Madison and by how many people are not able to share in the city’s riches.
A budget amendment sponsored by Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway and three City Council members requests an additional $50,000 next year for PFAS "testing and planning" at the Dane County Regional Airport and surrounding area.
City Council members have offered 11 more amendments to Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway's operating budget, including one to accept a federal COPS grant for a police Downtown Entertainment Zone Team that with a focus on the greater State Street area.
The mayor's proposed budget raises city taxes on the average home by 1.39%, or $37.46, to $2,723.20.
We agree with the council members who have urged the person who uttered a derogatory profanity during a meeting to come forward, or face an investigation.
14 Madison City Council members said there's "little question" about who is to blame for an expletive used against a resident at Tuesday's meeting. They said that person should admit it.
VINELAND — Mayor Anthony Fanucci on Saturday announced his intention to run for re-election in November.
Dear Editor: The Madison Police Association finally had enough of the mayor and some alders' lack of support by providing the mayor with a 95%…
NORTHFIELD — More than 200 people in support of police, and a handful of Black Lives Matter demonstrators, came out to City Hall Tuesday night after posts on social media indicated a council member was in support of defunding the police.
We live in a country where civilian control over the military is enshrined in our Constitution. It follows that cities should recognize the importance of clearly defining, and maintaining, civilian control of the police.
The Madison City Council on Tuesday created yet another committee to study whether the city's police should be equipped with body-worn cameras.
The City Council Executive Committee on Thursday began to shape a more engaged role in reacting to emergencies and recovering from the new coronavirus health and economic crisis, and prioritized the restarting more committees amid barriers of staffing, technology and training.
It is important to keep a balance between the mayor's need to act decisively and the vital role of the City Council.
Dear Editor: If alderpersons feel very strongly that low-income people are underrepresented on the City Council they have a remedy at hand. Th…