Columbus Coalition for Responsive Government

Locals Protesting Nationwide Arena Purchase During All-Star Game

Walker Evans Walker Evans Locals Protesting Nationwide Arena Purchase During All-Star Game

The Columbus Coalition for Responsive Government announced plans to protest the 2012 purchase of Nationwide Arena by the Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority, which the group says is unfair to taxpayers. According to their press, release issued today: The Coalition points to a continuation of the disappointing trend that underfunds the public purchase of Nationwide Arena […]

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Coalition Submits Petition for Campaign Finance Reform

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Coalition Submits Petition for Campaign Finance Reform

The Columbus Coalition for Responsive Government submitted a petition Tuesday afternoon calling for campaign finance reform in mayoral and city council elections. According to a press release sent out by the Coalition, 16,205 people signed the proposal, which is designed to create fairer and more competitive local elections through the creation of a Fair Campaigns […]

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Petition Presented at City Hall Supporting Campaign Finance Reform

Walker Evans Walker Evans Petition Presented at City Hall Supporting Campaign Finance Reform

The Columbus Coalition for Responsive Government is taking to City Hall this afternoon to present approximately 23,000 signatures that support a petition to overhaul campaign finance reform laws for local elections. “Many of us who led the grassroots opposition to Issues 50 and 51 have been complaining loudly that our elected officials are not listening […]

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Petition Launched to Change At Large Columbus City Council to District System

Walker Evans Walker Evans Petition Launched to Change At Large Columbus City Council to District System

A new political organization announced this morning that they would be filing a petition to change the way that Columbus City Council operates. The Columbus Coalition for Responsive Government (CCRG) is proposing an ordinance that will change Council from a seven-member at-large system system to an 11-member council where four serve in at-large capacities with […]

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