| Jun 23, 2014
| 8:30 PM
The country's mayors passed a resolution on Monday urging the FCC, Congress and the White House to support robust net neutrality rules, including those that would prevent Internet providers from charging content providers to obtain preferential access...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:30 PM
When the U.S. Conference of Mayors gathers in Dallas this weekend, among the many resolutions they will consider is one urging the FCC to take a controversial step as a way to establish strong net neutrality rules.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, San...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The battle for an open Internet continues to gain allies. This weekend a proposal in support of net neutrality backed by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and the mayors of San Francisco, Seattle and Tucson will be considered by the U.S. Conference of...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 5:15 AM
The presence of the private water industry at this week's United States Conference of Mayors meeting threatens public health and democracy in Baltimore.
Time and time again, experiences in other cities that have privatized their water systems have...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 7:39 PM
The homeless people camped outside a planned Google facility in Venice were beginning to stir when Los Angeles police rolled up around dawn.
Chesnel Dorceus was slow to dismantle his makeshift shelter and wound up briefly in handcuffs.
| Feb 12, 2014
| 12:20 PM
MESA, Ariz. -- With the backdrop of a new $84 million spring training facility with the support of Mesa mayor Scott Smith, Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts expressed hope Wednesday that the team could reach a resolution with the Wrigley Field rooftop...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:13 AM
[UPDATED with second legal opinion]
Two Broward County mayors can fly to Saudi Arabia and have their expenses paid by the Royal Embassy without violating Broward's strict no-gifts ban, attorneys ruled.
And if they want to bring a spouse along, all...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 5:52 AM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Comptroller Joan M. Pratt spent the better part of last year in heated political disputes, but by Christmastime, the two city leaders exchanged gifts.
They just can't agree on what was exchanged.
The mayor reported...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Mayor Frank C. Ortis has been a resident of Pembroke Pines since 1977 and has a long history of service to his community. Mayor Frank C. Ortis has had more than 18 years of experience as a civic leader. His first municipal appointment was in 1994. After...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 8:09 PM
On Thursday morning, I read a Page 1 article in The Baltimore Sun that featured Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake saying how sad she was about the “state of our community.” She was referring to the shocking run of 29 shootings and 10 deaths in...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Baltimore water officials have been dogged in the past year by a series of extremely public problems: widespread billing errors that required millions in refunds, massive water main breaks that closed downtown streets, and a collapsed stormwater culvert...