"We want the housing authority and the city to know that people are being put out on the street. We don't want the people who are affected by it to be the only ones who know what the costs are." — organizer Sendolo Diaminah
There are 169 public schools in Wake County. Armed law enforcement officers are currently stationed at more than 50 of them. Placing at least one armed officer at the remaining schools would cost an additional $9.2 million per year.
Since 2002, the city's department of finance has received 576 applications for the beer and wine privilege license from restaurants, mini-marts and other alcohol outlets. In 10 years, not one of those applications was rejected.