Jason Axelrod

American City & County
Jason Axelrod is an award-winning journalist who has reported for The Seattle Times, The Arizona Republic, the Phoenix Business Journal and Mother Nature Network, among other outlets. Jason holds a Master of Mass Communication degree from Arizona State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism degree from The University of Georgia.  

Posts by Jason Axelrod

in Viewpoints Sep 20, 2017

Humanity amid the opioid crisis

American City & County Staff Writer Jason Axelrod opines on how local governments are handling the opioid crisis....More

Mayor McCheese of McDonaldland inaugurated in Washington days before Donald Trump

Donald Trump isn’t the only civic leader getting inaugurated in Washington this week. The esteemed and longtime mayor of McDonaldland, Mayor McCheese....More

Arkansas bridge stands tall despite demolition attempt

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department got a rude awakening when its attempt to detonate a bridge failed completely....More

Dog gets elected to be township's mayor for third term

Duke, a 9-year-old Great Pyrenees, recently won a reelection as honorary mayor of 1,039-person Cormorant Township, marking his third term in the post....More

The cat's out of the bag... er, the library

A cat fight has resulted between a Texas community and its city council after the council voted to evict its public library’s feline mascot of six....More

New York City gets salty on salt content

A New York City appeals court has ruled that the city can enforce a requirement that chain restaurants must post warnings on menu items high in....More

Playing with fire

Four new firefighters have been accused of calling in fake emergencies to local police so that they could savor the excitement of riding in fire....More

Sign of surrender

Frankfort N.Y. Mayor Frank Moracco has been accused of stealing 111 street signs from the New York State Department of Transportation to give to his....More
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