Drivers and Riders UNITE!

By Gio Lopez on 10-Nov-15 16:43. Comments (0)
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Amalgamated Transit Union Local 713 and the Memphis Bus Riders Union have partnered in a new effort to promote the expansion and improvement of Memphis Area Transit Authority service. "We have brought together the operators at ATU Local 713 and the MBRU in a campaign to reverse the decline of our bus system, protect good jobs for Memphis and prevent further service cuts and outsourcing." said Sammie Hunter, Memphis Bus Riders Union Co-Chair. "

What's Blocking the Vote on CLERB? It's the "Berlin Wall!"

By Paul Garner on 24-Sep-15 11:22. Comments (0)
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A recent poll conducted by the Commercial Appeal, asked,"Do you feel the Memphis Police Department does or does not need stronger citizen oversight?" 60 percent of those surveyed said MPD does need stronger oversight, while only 28 percent said no, and 12 percent weren't sure.

City Council Delays Civilian Law Enforcement Review Board Resolution

By Brooke Sarden on 08-Sep-15 05:48. Comments (0)
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On August 4th, in a show of political pandering, The City Council postponed the final vote on important common sense legislation to strengthen the Civilian Law Enforcement Review Board (CLERB) until after the elections! This is simply unacceptable!



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