Posts Tagged Local governments

Super Bowl, World Series champs back gay marriage at court

FILE- In this June 26, 2013, file photo, gay rights advocate Vin Testa waves a rainbow flag in front of the Supreme Court in Washington. Thousands of businesses, religious groups, advocacy organizations and politicians who are filing legal briefs at the Supreme Court in support of gay marriage. The cases from Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee will be argued April 28, and a decision is expected by early summer.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The New England Patriots are for same-sex marriage. So are the San Francisco Giants.

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In speech, Boston mayor strongly defends Olympic bid

BOSTON (AP) — Mayor Marty Walsh is defending Boston’s 2024 Olympic bid in some of his strongest terms yet, saying that — win or lose — the pursuit of the games represents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the city and would not leave taxpayers shouldering a massive bill.

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Mayor: Chicago rules ban 24-hour construction at Wrigley

CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel says city building ordinances don’t allow the renovation project at Wrigley Field to have construction crews working around the clock.

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Mayor decides public can’t ask questions at council meetings

EVESHAM, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey mayor has banned the public from asking questions at township council meetings.

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