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Republican mayors urge Congress to provide aid for local governments — but Mitch McConnell has dismissed such money as a ‘blue-state bailout’

A group of 150 mayors is urging Congress to provide immediate financial assistance to local governments. “It is imperative that we have resources available through the stimulus package to effectively maintain city services and deploy the pending vaccines,” Kyle Moore, the Republican mayor of Quincy, Illinois, said Tuesday. A recent […]
Republican mayors urge Congress to provide aid for local governments — but Mitch McConnell has dismissed such money as a ‘blue-state bailout’
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You want radical police reform? Vote in local elections.

The protests against racism and police brutality are radically moving public opinion in a positive direction. But police reforms will mostly take place in governments at the local level. Americans aren’t prolific voters as is, but they really don’t show up for local elections. And young Americans vote less than […]
You want radical police reform? Vote in local elections.