Posts Tagged Municipal governments

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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Olympic power broker Sheikh Ahmad seeks seat on FIFA board

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Olympic power broker Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah is seeking election to the FIFA executive committee.

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