City Concludes Firefighter Didn’t Violate Policy By Berating Beggar On Facebook

MURFREESBORO, TN &#8211 City officials determined Wednesday that a veteran firefighter did not violate city policy when he berated a beggar on his Facebook page while off duty this weekend. Gregory Burt posted a photo and criticism of Vanessa Ighodaro on his Facebook page Saturday in reference to her begging activities at the intersection of […]

City Manager To Sign Firefighter Contract, Mayor Refuses

MCALESTER, OK &#8211 On Tuesday evening the McAlester City Council authorized the city manager to sign a collective bargaining agreement with firefighters after the mayor refused to sign it. The agreement was approved by voters last month after a year of negotiations between the city and firefighters proved unsuccessful. McAlester Mayor Steve Harrison refused to […]

San Bernardino Is Third California City Choosing Bankruptcy

SAN BERNARDINO, CA &#8211 San Bernardino’s City Council voted to become the third California city this year to file for bankruptcy, as it struggles with declining tax revenue, growing employee costs and accounting discrepancies. The council last night voted 4 to 2, with one abstention, to authorize a filing under Chapter 9 of the U.S. […]