During subcommittee testimony, a GOP congressman told the president of the International Association of Fire Chiefs the group should warn local governments about the risks of not cooperating.
Infrastructure and protecting the municipal bond tax exemption are top priorities.
During a U.S. Senate committee hearing, doubts emerge whether public-private partnerships can meet the needs of non-urban areas.
The president urges local law enforcement to identify criminals who are also undocumented immigrants: “You know the good ones, and you know the bad ones. I want you to turn in the bad ones.”
“We appreciate the clarification,” said Mayor Bruce Wilkerson.
The city attorney of San Francisco, Dennis Herrera, just filed a lawsuit against the administration, citing a constitutional provision limiting federal power over states and localities.
Miami-Dade County leads a flurry of jurisdictions distancing themselves from “sanctuary city” status for fear of losing federal grant money.
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“President Trump’s false statements today were an insult to the men and women of the Philadelphia police force,” Mayor Jim Kenney said.
Statements from mayors and other local officials regarding the president’s executive order were defiant and affirmed their commitment to protect undocumented immigrants in their communities.
The administration targets jurisdictions that limit cooperation between local authorities and federal immigration agents.
Columbia, S.C., Mayor Stephen Benjamin is helping lead a push by city halls to defend the tax break. “We’re going to speak to every member of Congress.”
“We are all here to say you cannot replace something with nothing, and you cannot replace something with something worse.”
City hall leaders at the U.S. Conference of Mayors were optimistic President-elect Trump will set aside divisive campaign rhetoric and work with them to fix the broken system.
On the first day of the organization’s annual winter meeting in Washington, D.C., city hall leaders discussed policy priorities such as infrastructure, health care and law enforcement.
“No politics, just results,” the vice president-elect promised at the U.S. Conference of Mayors' 85th Winter Meeting.
Vice President-elect Pence is scheduled to address more than 300 city hall leaders on Tuesday afternoon
Under a consent decree with the U.S. Department of Justice, the troubled force will employ a variety of measures to protect constitutional rights and correct racial disparities.
The money will go toward work planned on the city’s Red and Purple Lines.
“He showed great interest in helping cities,” Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett said following a visit to Trump Tower on Thursday.
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That was the message Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and British MP Tristram Hunt had during a Brookings Institution discussion on Friday.
Emanuel delivered a letter signed by 15 other mayors, who are calling for the continuation of a program that shields young people from deportation.
“If there’s ever an opportunity, it’s now,” says Mayor Lou Mavrakis of Monessen, Pennsylvania.
Smaller cities and counties may not be as willing to remain “sanctuaries” for undocumented immigrants as big cities under a Donald Trump presidency.
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“Otherwise we’re dooming these areas to economic stagnation and worse,” U.S. Sen. Angus King said at a bipartisan Next Century Cities policy event on Wednesday.
The feds are investigating a demand of 100 bitcoins to release the transit agency’s encrypted files.
The 2016 election exposed a chasm between urban and non-urban America that will likely widen under a Trump administration.
On the campaign trail, Trump threatened to cut federal funding from so-called sanctuary cities. Authorities in many of those municipalities are now speaking out.
Mayor Robert Garcia said 657 formerly homeless veterans in the city have obtained housing during the last two years.
Social scientist Benjamin Barber says we're about to see the emergence of a new urban radicalism.
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