League of California Cities urges Congress to return to table and provide $500B to aid local businesses

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A coalition of California city mayors and members of the League of California Cities are pleading Congress to get back to the conference table and provide $500 billion to be sent directly to hundreds of cities across the nation to help cover the mounting revenues shortfalls created by the coronavirus pandemic. Representatives of the League and the mayors of Murrieta and Yountville in northern California called the special Zoom news conference Monday, Aug. 10, to make their plea to the public. Valley News was there to participate. John F. Dunbar, president of the League of California Cities and mayor of Yountville who led the conference, made it clear that the $3 trillion federal coronavirus relief package did not include cities with under 500,000 residents. Very little federal money
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