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January 26, 2024

#AskJAXTDY l What happens with the money set aside to remove Confederate monuments?

There was already money in the budget for the removal of the Confederate statues at Springfield Park. A reader asked what happens now with the funding.

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January 26, 2024

City lawyer admits mistakes on removal of Confederate statues

General Counsel Michael Fackler said he should have consulted more members of his office when crafting an opinion for Mayor Donna Deegan.

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January 3, 2024

OPINION | The monument is gone! What happens next?

After Mayor Donna Deegan’s removal of the Springfield Park Confederate monument, it’s clear there will be political ramifications for years to come. 

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January 2, 2024

Jacksonville Council rails over removal of Confederate statues

City Council members spent over an hour Tuesday criticizing General Counsel Michael Fackler for the removal of Confederate statues in Springfield Park.

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December 27, 2023

Confederate monument removed, but debate persists

In an interview with Jacksonville Today, Mayor Donna Deegan said she hopes the monument’s removal is just one step in a discussion about unity.

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