Rochester City Council

Questions remain on timing of McFadden's departure from City Council

Even though Rochester City Council Vice President Adam McFadden pleaded guilty to a felony Monday, which would mean he can’t continue to hold his...
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Tue, 04/02/2019 - 3:35pm
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Rochester City Council writes Cuomo in support of marijuana bill

Rochester City Council has sent a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo in support of pot legalization in New York state. Councilman Mitch Gruber says legalizing...
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Thu, 03/28/2019 - 1:56pm
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The debate over a proposed police accountability board brings a crowd to Rochester City Hall

Dozens of people crowded Rochester City Council chambers on Tuesday night. They spoke for and against the proposed independent police accountability...
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Wed, 03/20/2019 - 8:05am
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Rochester City Council wraps up public forums on proposed police accountability board

About 70 people attended a public input session on Rochester City Council’s proposed police accountability board Thursday night. The proposal would give...
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Thu, 02/21/2019 - 6:29pm
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Rift remains between Council, RPD union over police accountability board

Members of the Rochester community are weighing in on a proposal for a Police Accountability Board drafted by City Council. It’s one of two proposals...
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Wed, 01/30/2019 - 12:19pm
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Residents offer mixed reviews for Council’s proposed Police Accountability Board

During their first opportunity to weigh in on City Council’s proposed Police Accountability Board, residents on Wednesday night had both criticism and...
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Thu, 01/24/2019 - 11:38am
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Local Democrats seek to replace Spaull

Candidates are already lining up to replace Rochester City Councilwoman Elaine Spaull. The Democrat announced Wednesday that she won’t seek re-election....
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Fri, 01/18/2019 - 4:03am
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Rochester Councilwoman Elaine Spaull won't seek re-election

Longtime Rochester Councilwoman Elaine Spaull announced early Wednesday evening that she will not be seeking re-election this November for the East...
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Wed, 01/16/2019 - 1:52pm
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Community groups react to Police Accountability Board draft legislation

Some community members are criticizing a draft of the police accountability board from Rochester City Council. The Police Accountability Board Alliance...
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Tue, 09/18/2018 - 9:30pm
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Rochester city officials propose a ban on so-called "conversion therapy"

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren and City Councilmember Mitch Gruber are proposing a ban on the practice of so-called “conversion therapy” within the city....
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Fri, 07/13/2018 - 3:37pm
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