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An America drowning in red ink is the land of the free no more
Topic - County Council
A county council is the elected administrative body governing an area known as a county. This term has slightly different meanings in different countries. - Source: Wikipedia
The Berkeley County Council will provide matching funds to repair the roof of a 19th century mansion.
Hawaii County will begin seeking proposals for a waste-to-energy facility - by far the county's largest public works project - next week, Mayor Billy Kenoi said.
Officials in Cleveland are trying to figure how to deal with escalating violence at the county's new juvenile detention facility.
A southern Indiana sheriff said he will again sue his county's council after it cut $4.4 million budgeted for law enforcement and jail operations.
Big Island Mayor Billy Kenoi told a County Council panel he plans to pursue a waste-elimination project to address capacity problems at Hilo's landfill.
Some residents of this corner of one of Indiana's most urban counties think agriculture is still worth fighting for.
People using a new Maui transportation system for disabled riders complained to a County Council panel this week about long wait times, untrained drivers and the service's recently installed computer system.
Days after a Prince George's County lawmaker introduced a bill to exempt amusement parks from paying the county's increased minimum wage, developers announced plans to build a 175-foot Ferris wheel on the Potomac River's edge at National Harbor.
Prince George's County Council chairman Mel Franklin said he is concerned that a proposal to exempt amusement parks from the county's minimum wage law could destabilize the regionwide pact to increase wages and open the floodgates for requests from other industries.
The Complete Streets initiative in St. Louis County could be approved next week, more than two months after it first came before the County Council.
An effort is underway in Prince George's County to carve out an exemption to the much-ballyhooed "regional minimum wage" increase passed by lawmakers there, in Montgomery County and in Washington, D.C., last year.
In these tough economic times, not many people stop to worry about the plight of the underprivileged members of the Montgomery County Council in the Maryland suburbs of the nation's capital. Fortunately, the members, the equivalent of aldermen in many cities, might get little respect from their constituents, but they do have the authority to look after themselves. This is a responsibility they take very, very seriously. They're giving themselves a 17.5 percent raise.
A Muslim group's effort to move its campus from College Park to Maryland's rural Howard County is being met with opposition from local residents, who say dense construction plans for the site would spoil the quiet character of the area.
One parcel of a massive mixed-used development project in central Prince George's County, which was left in a lurch after its developer was embroiled in an extortion scheme that involved a former county executive, could make headway Monday when county officials are set to reconsider plans for the land.
Montgomery County officials have revived the county's only law ever to be rejected by referendum, and opponents are contemplating another challenge.