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Brand Rolls Out Plan to Spend $92 Million in COVID-19 Funds

Mayor Lee Brand has laid out his plan to spend $92 million of federal funding from the CARES Act. The city's spending outline is in three different sections — community investment ($27 million), COVID-19 expenditures ($25 million), and reserves ($40 million...

Fresno Moves Ahead On Budget Hearings, Despite No Budget

Budget hearings start Tuesday in Fresno, but the city council will have limited information on how much revenue is available. Mayor Lee Brand has not submitted a budget, saying there is too much uncertainty because of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. H...

Protest Rally to Reopen Fresno Set for Wednesday

A protest rally to reopen businesses in Fresno and the state during the COVID-19 pandemic is scheduled for City Hall on Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. David Taub Politics 101 The event is being hosted by Ben Bergquam, a conservative activist...