Minneapolis council puts plan to abolish police in motion

MINNEAPOLIS (AP)–The Minneapolis City Council is taking steps that might someday do away with the city’s police department in the wake of George Floyd’s death. The council votes Friday on a proposal to amend the city charter to replace the current department with a “Department of Community Safety and Violence Prevention” that would prioritize a “holistic” and “public-health oriented” approach….

Trump Administration Wants To Eliminate Low-Income Heating Assistance

Second Attempt To Abolish The Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Trump administration is once again calling for the complete elimination of low-income heating assistance. The administration is using the same arguments from a year ago when it tried to abolish the program, saying it’s rife with fraud and that no one would be left freezing if the program goes away. Those claims were widely discredited a…