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Tag: HUNTER WILLIAMS

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Birmingham city councilman questions whether $65,000 for public notices in print Birmingham Times newspaper is excessive

One councilman at Tuesday’s Birmingham City Council meeting pulled an item from the consent agenda to express his concern about paying $65,000 to the Birmingham Times to publish public notices in print for the city.

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Birmingham City Council approves funding for hospital program to prevent retaliation following violent crime

Birmingham City Council approved an agreement with the Jefferson County Board of Health to fund the implementation of a hospital-linked violence intervention program, which is supposed to help reduce acts of retaliation from victims of violent crimes and their loved ones.

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‘Little king in Birmingham’ — Birmingham city councilman argues mayor’s unusual spending authority prevents council from addressing crime, budget

Birmingham City councilman Hunter Williams spoke to 1819 News on Thursday about how legislation from a disgraced former lawmaker led to a power imbalance in the city government, hindering the council from serving its constituents today.