Joni Painter Bloomington Council Open To Police Funding Discussion By Eric Stock • Jun 25, 2020 City of Bloomington Bloomington City Council members generally say they aren't ready to overhaul public safety in the city amid national calls to "Defund the Police," but several want to start heading in that direction. Bloomington Council Member Raises Concerns About BLM’s 'Demands' Approach By Eric Stock • Jun 22, 2020 Facebook / Black Lives Matter BloNo A Bloomington City Council member is criticizing Black Lives Matter BloNo for what she considers a heavy-handed approach following the group's recent list of demands to reform policing, education, social services and more. Bloomington Council Rejects 2 Renner Appointees By Eric Stock • Aug 12, 2019 Eric Stock / WGLT Bloomington City Council members on Monday rejected two of Mayor Tari Renner’s appointments to the city’s transportation commission, amid claims the city should try harder to place applicants on the boards they requested to serve. No Easy Arena Fixes, Even If Bloomington Replaces VenuWorks By Ryan Denham • Mar 4, 2019 Amy Niebur / WGLT Over the next month, Bloomington city leaders will decide whether to keep or fire the company that runs Grossinger Motors Arena. It won’t be an easy decision.