Peo removed as chair of a City Council committee in podcast fallout

Peo removed as chair of a City Council committee in podcast fallout

In a memo issued Wednesday, Council President Miguel Meléndez said he would be “remiss to not act” in response to Councilmember Jose Peo’s behavior.

 

Peo changes course, apologizes to Lupien

City Councilmember Jose Peo says he has apologized to his colleague, Mary Lupien, for lewd remarks about her on his podcast.

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Monroe County redistricting commission will meet to modify proposed map

After a roughly two-month delay, the committee tasked with drawing new districts for the Monroe County Legislature is scheduled to meet Thursday.

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City lawmaker Jose Peo shrugs off sexual remarks about colleague on podcast

City Council Vice President Mary Lupien was the target of sexual remarks on a podcast hosted by her colleague, Jose Peo.

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Feedback: Readers weigh in on pregnancy resource center coverage

Supporters defended the centers following a CITY story on one local facility and the state's plan to study the tactics of others like it.

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Four candidates vie for city court seat

In an oft-overlooked election, the Rochester City Court race sees four candidates battle for an influential seat on the bench.

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Police Accountability Board backers call on Council to free up agency’s funding

The Police Accountability Board Alliance has called on City Council to release the board's funding, in-full, for the 2023 fiscal year.

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Rochester Public Market seeing fewer farmers as economic disruptions take toll

The Public Market is its own small economy, which is changing in response to the pandemic, supply chain interruptions, labor shortages and high gas prices.

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Legacy cannabis operators see roadblocks and opportunities in NY's emerging recreational market

New York plans to offer the first cannabis retail licenses to people who either had a past marijuana-related offense or have a family member who did.

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We’re missing the real gun violence epidemic

Alarm over mass shootings obscures the everyday gun violence that is killing Americans and can be curbed.

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Divided City Council passes budget with an eye on the Police Accountability Board

City Council passed a $627 million spending plan Tuesday that makes investments in public safety and libraries.

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Mayors of Rochester @ Mount Hope Cemetery

Mayors of Rochester @ Mount Hope Cemetery

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Independence Day Celebration @ Genesee Country Village & Museum

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