Biden to call on local leaders to fund safety programs

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Biden says more money should be spent on public safety before the summer months. Some Democrats and civil rights activists have urged cutting police budgets. In 2020, the year before he took office, homicides rose nearly 30% over the previous year. There were 21,570 killings, the highest since the early 1990s.
Biden to call on local leaders to fund safety programs
10 days ago·Washington, United States

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Associated Press News

Biden urges local leaders to boost public safety spending

WASHINGTON (AP) — Flanked by law enforcement officials and local leaders in the Rose Garden, President Joe Biden said Friday his administration's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package is boosting public safety by investing in police departments.

10 days ago·United States
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CBS News

Biden to ask local officials to spend COVID relief money on public safety

"The answer is not to defund the police," the president said in his State of the Union address in March.

10 days ago·New York, United States
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The Hill

Biden calls on cities to bulk up police forces

President Biden on Friday called on mayors and local leaders to use funds from the American Rescue Plan to bulk up police forces and safety programs ahead of the summer months. “It’s up to the citi…

9 days ago·Washington, United States
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abc 6 Philadelphia

Biden urges local leaders to boost public safety spending: 'The answer is not to defund the police'

President Biden said his administration's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package is boosting public safety by investing in police departments.

9 days ago·Philadelphia, United States
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abc 13 Houston

Biden urges local leaders to boost public safety spending: 'The answer is not to defund the police'

President Biden said his administration's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package is boosting public safety by investing in police departments.

9 days ago·Houston, United States
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abc 7 Chicago

Biden urges local leaders to boost public safety spending: 'The answer is not to defund the police'

President Biden said his administration's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package is boosting public safety by investing in police departments.

9 days ago·Chicago, United States
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