As spring foliage blossoms, so too a number of candidates for City Council. A tandem seriously considering a run would pose a fascinating challenge of incumbents Tom McCarthy and Jeanette Herron in the North End 133rd District. That’s if McCarthy, president of the legislative body for 10 years, seeks reelection.
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April 24th, 2017 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events
April 19th, 2017 · 19 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Education, News and Events
On a night the public was invited to speak about Mayor Joe Ganim’s $542 million proposed budget, most delivered passionate appeals for additional education spending including the city’s new school chief Aresta Johnson who told the City Council’s Budget and Appropriations Committee “We want (school children) to have the same things other children have whether […]
April 19th, 2017 · 9 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Education, News and Events
Citizen fiscal watchdog John Marshall Lee was among the taxpayers addressing city counselors at a budget public hearing Tuesday night, and brought with him his symbolic red boots signifying caution about red ink. Lee’s comments:
April 17th, 2017 · 9 Comments · City Budget, City Council, News and Events
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April 17th, 2017 · 2 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Education, News and Events
Declaring city schools are facing drastic cuts, Board of Education member Maria Pereira is urging parents to attend the City Council’s Budget and Appropriations Committee public hearing on the proposed Board of Education budget April 25, 5:30 p.m. in City Council Chambers. A public hearing on the general fund budget will be Tuesday, 6 p.m. […]
April 14th, 2017 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, News and Events
It’s a big document that’s now available for public review. The first public hearing scheduled for Tuesday, 6 p.m. in City Council chambers, Mayor Joe Ganim’s $542 million spending plan for the budget year starting July 1 can be absorbed here. Grab a cup of joe, it’s 365 pages, or cherry pick the departments of interest. […]
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April 11th, 2017 · 74 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events
For Dollie Fonseca and Gage Frank it’s game on. The Democratic political activists have joined forces to run for City Council in the Upper Side 138th District against incumbents Anthony Paoletto and Nessah Smith who say bring it on. They may have primary company. Still to be heard from is District Leader Maria Pereira who […]
April 6th, 2017 · 27 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics
If your favorite sports are politics and primaries (me too), strap in for a slew of Democratic battles for City Council.
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