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February 10, 2017

Solutions for a safer Birmingham…

On the evening of May 26, 2012, my family packed the bleachers of Bill Harris Arena to celebrate my niece’s graduation. It was a special moment for us. We were overjoyed by my niece’s achievements and grateful for the possibilities life had in store for her. But no one was more proud of her than my brother, Ralph. As my …

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February 6, 2017

The Woodfin Crime & Public Safety Plan

Making Neighborhoods Safe and Secure No city can thrive when citizens do not feel safe in their homes, at work, or in too many of our communities. Under Mayor Bell, Birmingham has been designated one of America’s most dangerous cities. With 104 homicides, 2016 was one of the most violent years in Birmingham’s recent history — the first time that …

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January 11, 2017

Response to Mayor Bell’s State of the City Address

Mayoral candidate Randall Woodfin issued the following statement in response to Mayor William Bell’s State of the City address at the Kiwanis Club of Birmingham: As expected during election season, Mayor Bell tried to manage people’s perceptions rather than confront reality in his address. The reality is his policies aren’t working for all neighborhoods around Birmingham. If you look closer …

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