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Gettysburg Times

Defund the public schools?

When I moved to California in the mid-1970s, the Golden State’s college students were grumbling at the loss of tuition-free education. During his eight years as governor, Ronald Reagan succeeded in enacting a whopping $600 annual tuition, the equivalent of about $3,100 today. Even at that price, a world class degree from UCLA or Berkeley was a bargain. Public elementary and secondary school funding ranked 14th in the nation, preparing most young Californians well for higher education and entering the workforce.
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GOP Senators Condemn Biden Plan to Defund and Deprive Police

On Friday afternoon, a group of Senate Republicans sent a letter to President Joe Biden condemning his administration’s “plan to defund, deprive police of critical lifesaving resources by executive fiat.”. The Senators, led by Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Chuck Grassley of Iowa, expressed extreme concern over Biden’s...
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King’s Radio Room: Tari Ajadi on defunding the police

According to Tari Ajadi, defunding the police is about putting power back in the hands of communities. Ajadi is one of the main co-authors of the report Defunding the police: Defining the way forward. It was presented to Halifax regional council on Jan. 17, 2021. Ajadi is a doctoral student...
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mennomedia.org

“Defunding?” with Kris Henderson, Ben Tapper, and Rev. Melissa Florer Bixler

Season 2 Episode 2: “Defunding?” with Kris Henderson, Ben Tapper, and Rev. Melissa Florer Bixler was released on January 18, 2022. The audio recording is available on all major podcasting platforms. More information is available here. Episode Description:. Over the past years, Mennonite Church USA received requests to...
RELIGION
breachmedia.ca

Halifax’s ambitious blueprint for defunding police

What would it look like to actually defund the police?. Halifax community advocates just released the most ambitious blueprint in Canada to divest police budgets and reinvest in community services. In our latest video, report co-author Tari Ajadi says we can “imagine public safety beyond enforcement.”. Read the full...
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The Coast Halifax

What defunding the police means in Halifax

On Monday, January 17 the final report from the defining defunding the police subcommittee of the Halifax Board of Police Commissioners was presented at the commissioners’ virtual meeting. The 218-page report is the culmination of months of work by committee members El Jones, Tari Ajadi, Julia Rodgers, Harry Critchley...
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halifaxexaminer.ca

Halifax police board accepts defunding report, plans public hearing for budget

The city’s police board will hold a public hearing before voting on the Halifax Regional Police budget for next year. At its virtual meeting on Monday, the Halifax Board of Police Commissioners heard presentations from Chief Dan Kinsella on the 2022-2023 operating budget including a requested 2.3% increase, and from El Jones on the report from the Subcommittee to Define Defunding the Police.
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Republican councilors cast third vote to defund family planning providers

CONCORD — The Executive Council has rejected another effort to provide $1 million in funding for non-abortion reproductive health-care services for low-income residents at facilities in Concord, Greenland, Claremont, Manchester, Keene, Derry and Exeter. The repeated request by Health and Human Services Commissioner Lori Shibinette was placed on the...
CONCORD, NH
The Derry News

NH executive councilors defund family planning providers -- again

CONCORD, N.H. – The Executive Council has rejected another effort to provide $1 million in funding for non-abortion reproductive health-care services for low-income residents at facilities in Concord, Greenland, Claremont, Manchester, Keene, Derry, and Exeter. The repeated request by Health and Human Services Commissioner Lori Shibinette was placed on...
CONCORD, NH
Nashua Telegraph

Republican Councilors cast third vote to defund family planning providers

CONCORD – The Executive Council has rejected another effort to provide $1 million in funding for non-abortion reproductive health-care services for low-income residents at facilities in Concord, Greenland, Claremont, Manchester, Keene, Derry, and Exeter. The repeated request by Health and Human Services Commissioner Lori Shibinette was placed on the...
CONCORD, NH
Daily Dot

‘A demonstrable lie’: LAPD called out for blaming ‘defund the police’ on precinct closure when 800 cops are out with COVID

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is taking heat for reportedly claiming a station was temporarily closed due to defunding. Many believe that, rather than budget cuts, COVID-19 is actually to blame. The LAPD budget increased this year. A viral tweet by @FilmThePoliceLA shows a sign that was reportedly outside...
LOS ANGELES, CA
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