Mayor Deegan and finance committee work to decide how to spend over $25M from remaining COVID-19 grants, city money
Mayor Donna Deegan's plan to spend $25 million on a variety of issues that came up during transition meetings with the public. Deegan is proposing using federal funds left over from COVID-19 and other city money to pay for programs ranging from housing, public safety, recreation and more.
New legislation would punish lawmakers who vote to take down Confederate monuments
State Representative Dean Black has filed legislation that would punish lawmakers who vote to successfully take down Confederate monuments. If it is passed next year by the Florida legislature, it would have a big impact on what’s happening in Jacksonville with Confederate monuments.
Sheriff announces ending of $98M contract with embattled jail healthcare provider
Jacksonville Sheriff T.K. Waters and Mayor Donna Deegan held a news conference on Tuesday evening to announce the end of a $98 million contract with Armor Correctional Health Services, which administers healthcare to inmates at the Duval County jail.