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To quell complaints, city promises access to water bills

To the editor: Re “Key pols add to flood of complaints about de Blasio water-bill shift” (CrainsNewYork.com): We are aware of concerns about the upcoming change to paid access to the New York City... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 16th, 2019

New policy could cost property owners on water bills, consultant warns

A company that helps property owners manage—and occasionally challenge—their bills says a city data policy could hurt landlords' ability to quickly analyze their bills, potentially costing them... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 29th, 2019

Mississippi"s capital city sues company over water billing

Mississippi's capital city is suing the German company it hired to overhaul its water billing system, saying the company orchestrated "massive fraud" and failed to deliver on promises of saving the city $120 million......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 12th, 2019

Mayor warns council against micromanaging

The City Council has been giving tasks to mayoral agencies for a while, passing bills to make them compile and release annual reports on things like bike fatalities or sexual harassment complaints.... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 12th, 2018

Aurangabad violence: 2 dead, 30 injured, Section 144 imposed; top updates

Clashes break out after the Aurangabad Municipal Corporation cuts water connection in one of the city's areas owing to non-clearance of bills.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 12th, 2018

Aurangabad riot: 2 dead, 30 injured, Section 144 imposed; top developments

Clashes break out after the Aurangabad Municipal Corporation cuts water connection in one of the city's areas owing to non-clearance of bills.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 12th, 2018

Aurangabad riot: 2 dead, 40 injured, Section 144 imposed; top developments

Clashes break out after the Aurangabad Municipal Corporation cuts water connection in one of the city's areas owing to non-clearance of bills.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 12th, 2018

Millions of people of color have NO access to affordable health care or quality education — 2 million Americans lack running water

The causes of social unrest go much deeper than the most recent police brutality......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 4th, 2020

Millions of people of color have NO access to affordable health care or quality education — and 2 million Americans lack running water

The causes of social unrest go much deeper than the most recent police brutality......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 4th, 2020

‘It’s catastrophic’: Chicago-area patients struggle to get medications as pharmacies close amid George Floyd unrest

Many Chicago patients are having difficulty getting essential medications because of pharmacy closures amid unrest over the death of George Floyd — including on the city’s South Side, where some neighborhoods struggle with access to.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJun 3rd, 2020

Millions of people of color do NOT have access to affordable health care and quality education

More than 2 million people in the U.S. lack running water and basic indoor plumbing......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 2nd, 2020

Personal Finance Daily: 75% of frontline workers in New York are people of color — and 2 million people in the U.S. do NOT have access to running water

Tuesday's top personal finance stories.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 2nd, 2020

Millions of people of color in the U.S. do NOT have access to running water, affordable health care or quality education

Race proved ‘the strongest predictor’ of whether a household has access to water and sanitation......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 2nd, 2020

Millions of people of color in the U.S. do NOT have access to running water, affordable health care and quality education

Race proved ‘the strongest predictor’ of whether a household has access to water and sanitation......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 2nd, 2020

Philadelphia restricts vehicle access into Center City in effort to prevent more damage

Philadelphia will restrict access into Center City on Sunday, a day after protests erupted into violence, widespread looting, fires and over 200 arrests. The city is diverting vehicles from outside the area between the Schuylkill and Delaware rivers .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 31st, 2020

Fischer sets curfew, requests National Guard to quell destruction (PHOTOS)

After protests led to widespread damage to businesses and buildings in downtown Louisville Friday night and early Saturday morning, the city is taking new action to prevent further destruction. The Friday protests, which started out peaceful, we.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 30th, 2020

HFD responds to more than 500 overcrowding complaints this weekend, but no citations issued

This story excerpt is courtesy of our partners at KHOU. Click here for KHOU's full story. HOUSTON — Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner says he is still pushing compliance over punishment in getting the city's bars and clubs to follow capacity limits.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 26th, 2020

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, water cannon at protesters

Hong Kong police fired tear gas and a water cannon at protesters in a popular shopping district on Sunday, as thousands took to the streets to march against China's proposed tough national security legislation for the city......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 24th, 2020

Construction Covid-19 safety complaints falling; Two sites cited as "repeat violators"

Two general contractors respond to citations from the city of Austin about not following regulations meant to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Althoug.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 12th, 2020

Council"s essential worker rights bill would burden small businesses and city coffers

Neither mom-and-pop businesses nor the city itself would be able to pay for a suite of bills meant to guarantee hazard pay and stronger rights for essential workers, officials said Tuesday. “We... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 8th, 2020

City Council"s Covid-19 relief bills shift the burden to small landlords

To help building tenants survive the Covid-19 pandemic, the City Council is considering a series of bills which, while well-intentioned, will wind up threatening the survival of smaller, family-run... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 8th, 2020