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Where efforts to redirect police funding stand 1 year since George Floyd's murder

May 25, 2021
Since the murder of George Floyd one year ago, more than 20 big cities have reduced police budgets in some form.
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Parks departments face cuts, even as people have headed outdoors during COVID-19

Oct 26, 2020
Intensive use can take a toll on green spaces, and parks need to be maintained to keep from deteriorating.
A two-person crew sprays down the playground at McIntosh Park in Dayton, Ohio. The city expects to spend $60,000 this year just on sanitizing playground equipment.
Leila Goldstein