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Opinion: Unscrupulous Charters Continue to Rob Children of Columbus City Schools

Chris Sunami Chris Sunami Opinion: Unscrupulous Charters Continue to Rob Children of Columbus City Schools

In 2002, I spearheaded a group that applied to open a charter school under the then new Ohio charter school legislation. Our application was denied. That same year, more than ten schools were approved for the same, for-profit company, White Hat Management. The owner was a major Republican donor, David Brennen, and his company has […]

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Who’s that Candidate? Mitchell Brown, Columbus City Council

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Who’s that Candidate? Mitchell Brown, Columbus City Council

With less than 30 days left before election day on November 7, CU is taking a better look at the candidates vying for a spot on Columbus City Council. Mitchell Brown is a Franklin County Democratic Party-endorsed candidate. With an extensive background in public safety, his priorities align with the Columbus Divisions of Police and […]

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Ohio’s Prescription Drug Issue: What You Need to Know

Ohioans Against the Deceptive Rx Ballot Issue Ohioans Against the Deceptive Rx Ballot Issue Ohio’s Prescription Drug Issue: What You Need to Know

In November, Ohio voters will go to the polls to vote on Issue 2. Issue 2 is a deceptive and vaguely-worded ballot issue that would impose unworkable contracting requirements for state prescription drug purchases based on prices paid by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. It’s important to understand how Issue 2 would affect medical […]

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Columbus Candidate Forum

Anne Evans Anne Evans Columbus Candidate Forum

So, who are you going to vote for this November? With the November elections just around the corner, the League and the Franklin County Consortium for Good Government (Consortium) are sponsoring forums to help you find out what the candidates running for office in Franklin County would do if elected and how the issues on […]

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Who’s that Candidate? Will Petrik, Columbus City Council

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Who’s that Candidate? Will Petrik, Columbus City Council

With less than 30 days left before election day on November 7, CU is taking a better look at the candidates vying for a spot on Columbus City Council. Will Petrik is a Yes We Can-endorsed Democratic candidate. As a community organizer, Petrik has rallied behind a variety of issues affecting Columbus residents. Should he […]

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Opinion: Columbus Taxpayers Should Not Fund a New Soccer Stadium

Atticus Hannel Coulter Garden Atticus Hannel Coulter Garden Opinion: Columbus Taxpayers Should Not Fund  a New Soccer Stadium

I’ll cut straight to the point: We don’t need to have a conversation on whether Columbus should spend a dime of taxpayer dollars on a new soccer stadium for the Columbus Crew SC, and our elected officials would do wisely to swiftly end the chance of any conversation pertaining to that. It is an election […]

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Opinion: Issue 2 Saves Lives and Money

Michael Stinziano Michael Stinziano Opinion: Issue 2 Saves Lives and Money

There’s a reason the Yes on Issue 2 campaign has been endorsed by Bernie Sanders and his Our Revolution organization as well as the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians, National Nurses United, Vote Vets, and Ohio’s Green Party. Senator Sanders and these organizations know voting yes on Issue 2, the Ohio Drug Price Relief Act, […]

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