City Politics

Nigeria: 11 Children Die of Whooping Cough in Kano - Official

Cough syrup.<p>The Kiru Local Government Council of Kano State says about 11 children have died of whooping cough at Kankwana village.<p>This is contained …

Whooping Cough

Thieves target Loop stores near City Hall hours apart

An armed robbery and a burglary were reported hours apart early Thursday near City Hall in the Loop.<p>Two males wearing masks and hoodies entered a …

City Halls

The Progress 1000: London's most influential people 2017: Politicos - City Hall

Cressida Dick<p>Commissioner, Metropolitan Police<p>Britain’s top cop made history as the first woman appointed to the role. Her vast operational …


Watch as ANC, EFF members clash at Joburg council

Reports say a special council meeting had been convened to discuss the suspension of a certain portfolio occupied by an ANC councillor.

South African Politics

Anies takes patrol motorcycle to City Hall

Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan took to riding a Transportation Agency patrol motorcycle to work on Friday morning due to heavy traffic.

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Lafayette gives initial approval to yearlong drilling ban

Lafayette’s City Council approved a yearlong stay on new drilling applications within city limits on Tuesday night.Merrily Mazza was the sole council …


Former chamber of commerce president to run for Alexandria City Council

The first candidate to file to run in what could be a large field for the 2018 Alexandria City Council elections is a former chairman of the local Democratic Party and past chair of the Chamber of Commerce.<p>Dak Hardwick, 41, who will announce his candidacy Thursday, said in an interview he plans a …


Two residents ask Greeley City Council to prohibit building of mosque

Citing concerns about Shariah Law and terrorism, a couple of Greeley residents Tuesday urged Greeley City Council members to prohibit the building of …


Emanuel's 2018 budget plan includes higher fees on rideshare services, cell phone bills

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel presented his 2018 budget plan to City Council Wednesday morning.

Rahm Emanuel

Four Michigan City Council Members Take Knee During Pledge Of Allegiance To Show ‘Concern’

"For me, taking a knee is also showing solidarity with the group of people who have been doing this at the national level."<p>Advertisement - story …

Conservative View

Decisions are made by those who show up: Why you should vote in WA's council elections

Local Government is more than the three R's - rubbish, roads and rates. Local Government is a key, often overlooked, stakeholder for the property and …


Ann Arbor city council members explain why they gave themselves raises

The Ann Arbor city council was divided Monday, Oct. 16, on whether council members and the mayor should receive a raise, debating whether the raise …

Ann Arbor

Five things Calgary's new council will face in the coming months

After months of doorknocking and debating, the 15 people who emerged victorious after Monday’s vote will officially be sworn in as Calgary’s new city …

Canadian News

BELL: After Nenshi win, Calgary city hall is feeling mighty fine

The morning after the night before.

City Halls

Voter turnout down from 2013, four new faces on Edmonton’s City Council

The dust has settled on another municipal election, and there will be four new faces on Edmonton’s City Council, one incumbent candidate will not …


City council to vote on legislation for PawSox stadium

A Rhode Island city council is holding a special meeting on legislation for the city and the state to commit $38 million toward a new stadium for a …


Airbnb rental properties make good neighbors

<b>Home sharing helps some keep the lights on</b><p>As the City Council prepares to pass new legislation on short-term rentals, I think it’s important to take …

La Jolla

Flooding prompts Martensville city hall closure

A burst pipe and major flooding at Martensville’s city hall over the weekend has prompted the city to temporarily move its operations.

City Halls

Again, 23 Massacred in Fresh Attack On Plateau Community

[This Day] Jos -Just when the people of Taagbe village of Bassa Local Government area of Plateau State are still in shock over the Sunday attack that …


11 candidates to make pitch for open Brentwood council seat Tuesday

BRENTWOOD — On Tuesday, the Brentwood City Council will interview 11 residents who have applied to fill the city council position vacated by Vice …

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LGAQ calls for publishing complaints before council elections to be an offence

The LGAQ rejected the plan for a ban on property developer donations also opposed empowering councils to exclude councillors with a conflict of …

Australian News

“Black Votes Matter” campaign in Aurora commences ahead of City Council elections

An effort to get out the vote among black residents in Aurora debuted Monday with the unveiling of several “Black Votes Matter” bus shelter ads just …


Country or City? How You Live Determines How You Vote

Of all the splits that define the Red/Blue divide in American politics, the most dominant one may be the one that runs through everyday life, where we live. Those environmental differences are a crucial part of what makes the partisan divide so intractable.<p>The Democratic Party is increasingly tied …


Stop One-Party Rule in Big Cities

A former Democratic mayor argues that his party’s grip on urban politics needs to end.<p>One-party rule is hurting America’s big cities. But not everyone thinks it’s a problem. Bruce Katz of the Brookings Insititution, for example, has called for a national Metropolitan Party that advocates for urban …


City council hoping to extend ‘I in Kingston’ sign project

Thousands of people have been posing as the ‘I in Kingston’ since the spring and now the group behind the scene is looking at making it a permanent …


Passionate supporters throng Anies-Sandiaga celebration at City Hall

Lack of crowd control marred a celebration held following the inauguration of Governor Anies Baswedan and his deputy Sandiaga Uno at City Hall, …

City Halls

Tank: Saskatoon city hall's eternal conflict resumes today

Saskatoon city council faces a tough task starting today.<p>As the 2018 preliminary budget is released at city hall, residents have clearly already been …

Canadian News

Burst water pipe closes Martensville city hall

A water pipe that burst in the main mechanical room caused major flooding at Martensville city hall this weekend.<p>The city’s security alarm system …

City Halls

Hokkaido town tests driverless bus service

The town of Kamishihoro in Hokkaido has begun testing a driverless bus service to discover any technical issues that may arise on roads that traverse …


What’s going on with Milpitas? Political shift underway amid raucous politics

MILPITAS — The city manager has left, the latest in a string of City Hall staff departures. A councilman’s daughter faked a kidnapping. The mayor — …

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