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Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin proposes largest budget in city’s history

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin on Tuesday presented the Birmingham City Council with the largest proposed budget in the city’s history, with a cost of living increase for city workers and more than $14 million toward neighborhood revitalization efforts. The proposed $455 million budget includes $10 million for street paving, $3.15...
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Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin: ‘I will not be resigning’

After an officer-involved shooting death of a 28-year-old Black man on Easter Sunday and calls from Black Lives Matter Birmingham to step down, Mayor Randall Woodfin said he will not resign. Last month, Desmon Ray Jr. was killed by Birmingham Police on Easter Sunday when responding to a domestic dispute...
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Steven Reed and Randall Woodfin: Hope is on the horizon in Alabama thanks to the American Jobs Plan

As our country and our communities continue their response to and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, hope is on the horizon, thanks to the American Jobs Plan. The Biden Administration’s American Rescue Act is helping with our nation’s continued recovery, but it is not enough to just recover. We need to address systemic inequities in our economy to create a more prosperous future for all residents. The American Jobs Plan is the overhaul our cities need to position our country for long-term success.
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Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin Pardons More Than 15,000 With Marijuana Convictions

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin on Tuesday pardoned more than 15,000 individuals with closed misdemeanor marijuana possession convictions between 1990 and 2020. Woodfin formed a Pardons for Progress program in 2019, an initiative designed to remove barriers to employment for individuals who have been convicted of marijuana possession. Pardons for Progress,...
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Mayor Randall Woodfin Talks about Recent Gun Violence

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin is not happy about the recent increase in gun violence in the city. The mayor addressed the various shootings, including one on Easter Sunday that left a 32-year-old woman dead and five others wounded. Woodfin says Birmingham Police Department is doing all...
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Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin’s reelection bid off to strong start

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin this week filed his 2020 year-end finance report, showing $1,003,783 raised so far with $1,000,756 cash on hand for his upcoming campaign. Woodfin officially announced his reelection bid last week and already has a big cash advantage. In fact, the recent donations to Woodfin are records...
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Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin tops $1M in fundraising for re-election

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin has raised more than $1 million towards his re-election over the past five months, according to a recent campaign finance report. Woodfin, who formally launched his bid for a second term during a rally on Saturday, has so far raised $1,003,783, according to the report. Of that amount, the mayor raised $253,941 in January from more than 500 people who donated in amounts ranging from $25,000 to $1.
Birmingham, ALalreporter.com

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin begins re-election campaign

Incumbent Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin held a campaign kick-off event on Saturday, Jan. 30. (VIA WOODFIN CAMPAIGN) Incumbent Mayor Randall Woodfin officially began his re-election campaign Saturday afternoon in a drive-up event at Birmingham’s George Ward Park. Joining an array of private and public officials — including State Rep. Rolanda...
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Mayor Randall Woodfin endorsed by The Collective PAC

Mayor Randall Woodfin is among the first candidates endorsed in 2021 by The Collective PAC, a D.C political action committee that funds Black candidates for public office. “The three candidates we are endorsing today are staunch progressive leaders who will fight to make their communities fairer, safer, and more inclusive for all people and The Collective PAC is proud to support their campaigns,” the PAC said in a statement.
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Randall Woodfin to announce mayoral re-election bid this week

Incumbent Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin will launch his campaign for re-election at a drive-in campaign kickoff event on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021, according to his campaign. Woodfin initially confirmed his re-election bid in a press conference Jan. 21, mentioning his initiations to work closer with the Biden-Harris White House. “I’ve...