“Criminal Reform – More Police, More Pay”

Councilman Stokes introduced a motion to address the community crisis by utilizing unused city budget funds for additional support to the police force in the form of pay increases retroactive to January 2020. Responding to crisis with force seemed to be a staple in both of these items Stokes introduced during Tuesday’s meeting.

2020 Participatory Budgeting on Policing People’s Assembly Recommendations

Donate We recommend that the Jackson City Council reallocate funds to improve the city’s physical infrastructure and provide relief to the city’s residents in the following areas –  Reinvest funds that improve the roads of Jackson. Increase ability for residents to drive without potential damage to vehicles and persons by rampant potholes throughout the city. … Read more