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Binghamton City Council Business Meeting Report – 5.8.2024

This is a summary of legislation voted on at the 5/8/24 Binghamton City Council Business Meeting. Video Agenda Packet APPOINTMENTS 1. Appointment for 6th District CDAC SET PUBLIC HEARINGS 1. The City of Binghamton will hold a Public Hearing regarding RL 24-72 A Bond Ordinance to finance construction of improvements and upgrades to the Terminal

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The First Annual Upstate Anarchist Book Fair is this Weekend!

*** Event will happen rain or shine. Most vendors and activities will be moved inside the warehouse during rain *** Celebrate the beginning of the growing season and the power of working people with a full weekend of books, art, presentations, fun activities, and communing with others at the First Annual Upstate Anarchist Book Fair

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Binghamton City Council Work Session Report – 4.22.24

This is a summary of legislation discussed at the Binghamton City Council Work Session on April 22nd, 2024. These Requests for Legislation would be voted on at a later City Council Business Meeting. Agenda Packet Video 4/22 Rules and Procedures/Special Studies Committee Meeting Request for Legislation 24-65 – Presented by Kenneth Brown: The Fairness and

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Enforce the laws: slave labor, abuse and illegalities at the Broome County jail

On April 18, 2024 Legal Services filed a lawsuit against Sheriff Frederick J. Akshar, Broome County Jail administrator Robert Charpinsky, Corrections Officer Philip Stephens, Broome County, and Trinity Services Group (the jail’s food subcontractor headquartered in Florida). It charges them with enslaving free persons, forced and unpaid labor, harmful and unlawful coercion, and violating state

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JUST Press Release: Lawsuit reveals slavery in BC Jail

Justice and Unity in the Southern Tier (JUST) April 18, 2024 Contacts: Andrew Pragacz, 651-747-6316, Rozann Greco 607-348-3868 Emails: ajrpragacz@gmail.com, rozanngreco@gmail.com An astonishing lawsuit was filed today by Josh Cotter of Legal Services of Central New York against the Broome County Sheriff, jail officials, and food service provider Trinity Services. The inflammatory charge? The reinstitution

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Binghamton City Council Business Meeting Report – 4.10.24

Counterpoint: No it wasn’t. This is a summary of legislation voted on at the 4/10/24 Binghamton City Council Business Meeting. Plus a report on the recent Finance Committee Meeting. Agenda Packet Video REPORTS FROM COMMITTEES (AND BOARDS) SET PUBLIC HEARINGS The City of Binghamton will hold a Public Hearing regarding RL24-71 “A resolution authorizing the

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