Austin City Council Votes to Cut Police Funding

Austin City Council Votes to Cut Police Funding

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Austin, Texas became the latest city to defund the police Thursday when the city council unanimously approved a $150 million cut to its police deparment budget -- about 34% of its current total -- and reinvest the funds in other services. According to the proposal, there is an immediate $21.5 million cut that will be reinvested in a wide array of programs, including mental health response, permanent supportive housing, food access, abortion access, an early childhood coordinator position and ... See More

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