Monroe County Legislature

Local leaders request federal investigation into police response at Daniel Prude protests

Two elected officials have asked the U.S. Justice Department's Civil Rights Division to investigate police conduct during the Daniel Prude protests....
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Mon, 09/14/2020 - 11:42am
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Spurned Democratic legislators form breakaway bloc

Four Democratic Monroe County legislators announced Wednesday that they have formed their own caucus, effectively breaking away from the bulk of their...
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Wed, 08/26/2020 - 10:56am
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Monroe County Democratic legislators say they have ousted their leader

Democrats in the Monroe County Legislature said Tuesday that they had voted to replace the head of their caucus, Minority Leader Vincent Felder, as...
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Tue, 08/25/2020 - 3:47pm
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Promotions at Board of Elections rile Democrats

The interim Monroe County Democratic elections commissioner at the center of a rift that has divided her party promoted four staffers to new...
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Sun, 08/23/2020 - 10:03am
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Connections: Debating the legislative redistricting process in Monroe County

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello wants to create an independent commission charged with drawing new boundary lines for the county's legislative...
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Tue, 08/18/2020 - 10:24am
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Confirmation of Jackie Ortiz as Democratic county elections commissioner stalls

Monroe County legislators on Tuesday put off voting on a long-awaited measure to confirm the appointment of a county Democratic elections commissioner...
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Tue, 08/11/2020 - 6:35pm
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Monroe County moves forward with plan to change airport's name to honor Frederick Douglass

The Monroe County legislature voted on Tuesday night to rename the Greater Rochester International Airport, in honor of Frederick Douglass. The new name...
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Wed, 08/12/2020 - 3:31am
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Monroe County Democratic legislators eye ousting leader

A movement is afoot among Democrats in the Monroe County Legislature to oust the head of their caucus, Minority Leader Vince Felder, after less than...
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Fri, 08/07/2020 - 9:11am
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Rochester airport could be named for Frederick Douglass

The Greater Rochester International Airport could soon become the Frederick Douglass - Greater Rochester International Airport under bipartisan...
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Thu, 07/30/2020 - 2:20pm
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Bello vetoes bill to boost Board of Elections staffing

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello on Wednesday announced that he has vetoed bipartisan legislation that would have added six staff positions to the...
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Wed, 06/03/2020 - 10:38am
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