San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer pushes for project to turn hotels in homeless housing

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – The City Council is expected to decide on a proposal that would turn two purchased hotels into housing for San Diego’s homeless, and on Monday, Mayor Kevin Faulconer made a push in favor of the plan.

Part of California’s Project Homekey includes an initiative to provide more homeless Californians with permanent housing amid the COVID-19 crisis. The project’s budget is $600 million, with $37 million for

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Mayor Lightfoot considering job cuts to balance budget

CHICAGO — Mayor Lori Lightfoot is considering cutting city jobs in an effort to fill the massive $1.2 billion budget deficit.

The mayor is calling her plan the “pandemic budget” and says this could be the toughest vote city council may have to take.

The Chicago Tribune reports the city is considering a mix of layoffs and furloughs to cut costs by up to $200 million.

Lightfoot has said “all

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NWMO travelling ‘Learn More’ trailer welcomed by Mayor of South Bruce

SOUTH BRUCE – Mayor of South Bruce, Bob Buckle, greeted a small audience that attended the opening day of the NWMO Learn More Mobile Centre in Teeswater on Sept. 23.

“Now is the time to get involved and learn more about Canada’s plan,” Buckle said. “I encourage residents across South Bruce and our neighbours in the area to take advantage of this opportunity and tour the Mobile Learn More Centre.”

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Accommodation Listing Offers Chance To Spend A Night As Mayor Of Hell

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Halloween may be cancelled this year, but John Colone, the self-proclaimed mayor of Hell, Michigan, is keeping the spirit alive by inviting local residents to claim his throne for the evening, listing Hell on Airbnb for three nights in October.



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“I am the biggest Halloween fan in

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NWMO travelling ‘Learn More’ trailer welcomed by Mayor of South Bruce

SOUTH BRUCE – Mayor of South Bruce, Bob Buckle, greeted a small audience that attended the opening day of the NWMO Learn More Mobile Centre in Teeswater on Sept. 23.

“Now is the time to get involved and learn more about Canada’s plan,” Buckle said. “I encourage residents across South Bruce and our neighbours in the area to take advantage of this opportunity and tour the Mobile Learn More Centre.”

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Wicked Weekend Road Trip: Here’s Your Chance to Be the Mayor of Hell (Michigan)

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Michigan's Hell looks much less like a place of torment and more like a great place to make s'mores — over the eternal flame of 1,000,000,000 burning souls

  • Michigan’s Hell looks much less like a place of torment and more like a great place to make s’mores — over the eternal flame of 1,000,000,000 burning souls

For three magical nights in October, you can be the mayor of Hell.

John Colone, the self-proclaimed mayor of Hell, Michigan, is listing a room in his small community in October. The

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Battle for San Diego mayor focuses on housing, vacation rentals, future of sports arena area

Two candidates battling to become San Diego’s first new mayor since 2014 have starkly different views on solving the city’s housing crisis, homelessness, vacation rentals, transportation challenges and revamping the sports arena neighborhood.

Assemblyman Todd Gloria and Councilwoman Barbara Bry are both Democrats, so they have similar views on many issues, including support for law enforcement reform, the city’s climate action plan and efforts to boost racial equity.

But some

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City of Birmingham passes Mayor Randall Woodfin’s proposed budget for 2021 fiscal year

WVTM 13 JON PAEPCKE EXPLORES THE LATEST ON THE CITY’S BUDGET NEGOTIATIONS. A FEW WEEKS AGO WE REPORTED HOW FURLOUGHS COULD CLOSE ALL BIRMINGHAM REC CENTERS. TODAY, THE MAYOR TRIED TO PUT THOSE TO REST. >> THERE’S ENOUGH FUNDING TO PROVIDE THE CURRENT SERVICES THAT EXIST. >> IT STEMS FROM A $63 MILLION REVENUE GAP. IT WILL MAKE THE TOUGH CHOICES NOW AT $2.5 MILLION LESS THAN LAST YEAR. WHETHER … Read More

Seattle City Council votes to override Mayor Durkan’s budget veto

The Seattle City Council voted 7-2 Tuesday evening to override a veto by Mayor Jenny Durkan of three budget bills that would have halted sharp cuts to the budget of the Seattle Police Department.

The council’s vote capped several hours worth of public debate about the controversial measure, all of it carried out online because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The two council members who voted against overriding the veto were 

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