If you don’t know what a Central Committee is or does, you’re not alone. It’s an important part of the party system; you vote on a ward representative during the primary election, but what happens after? The Franklin County Republican Party explains the purpose of its Central Committee on its website: “Committee members are elected […]
County engineers glad for gas tax hike, but rising material costs still a concern for some.
By Tyler Buchanan Tim Schumm is already looking forward to spring. County engineers like him also serve as amateur meteorologists. Forget baseball. Spring means it’s paving season, and the Henry County official knows the recent influx of gas tax revenue will help to get an extra 11 miles of road paved this spring. His office couldn’t […]
by Susan Tebben A new proposal to require voters to be automatically registered to vote could be filed in the Ohio House by the end of the week, according to its sponsor. State Rep. Bride Rose Sweeney, D-Cleveland, is pushing forward with a move that has been supported by Secretary of State Frank LaRose in the […]
Columbus Underground is excited to announce that in partnership with the Gateway Film Center, locals can participate in the political process through the screening of the 2020 Presidential debates. Each free-to-attend event will include not only the screening, but also panel discussions, expert analyses and active conversations. “Bombarded with information in our 24-hour news cycle, […]
In late December, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued an executive order that will direct Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program funding to various community organizations and initiatives across the state, including 27 Franklin County initiatives. Reviewed by the Governor’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, the Governor’s Grant Awards fund initiatives that support services […]
In the November 5 general election in Columbus, there were 5,262 write-in votes for Mayor Ginther’s unopposed run for re-election in the City of Columbus. According to records provided by the Franklin County Board of Elections, the uncertified candidates written in as alternatives to Mayor Ginther included local leaders and figures, Republican politicians, cartoon characters, […]
On Tuesday, Dec. 17, around 1,500 Central Ohio residents held a rally to voice support for impeaching President Donald Trump and removing him from office. Rally participants gathered near the Graceland Shopping Center to chant and hold signs demanding the impeachment and removal of the President. Columbus residents joined demonstrations across the country ahead of […]