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Council Selects 15 Finalists for Vacancies Left by Stinziano and Page

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Council Selects 15 Finalists for Vacancies Left by Stinziano and Page

Columbus City Council has narrowed down a list of finalists to fill the two vacancies left by Michael Stinziano and Jaiza Page, who both won their elections this year. Fifty-six people applied, from which 15 finalists have been chosen. After a public hearing, Page’s successor will be chosen in January 2019. A date has not […]

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CMC: Give Me Shelter

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill CMC: Give Me Shelter

Columbus is currently the nation’s #2 hottest housing market, with demand high and supply low. At the same time there is an estimated shortage of 54,000 affordable housing units in Franklin County alone. Columbus City Council is implementing new policies that provide incentives for developers to build more affordable housing. What else can be done […]

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Council Holds Public Hearing on Proposed Changes to Tax Incentive Policies

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Council Holds Public Hearing on Proposed Changes to Tax Incentive Policies

Who: Councilmember Jaiza Page Councilmember Elizabeth Brown When: Wednesday, June 20, 5:00pm Where: Columbus City Hall Council Chambers 90 W. Broad Street What: Councilmember Jaiza Page, chair of the Economic Development and Small Business Committee and Councilmember Elizabeth Brown are hosting a public hearing on proposed changes to tax incentive policies in Columbus. These changes […]

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Grassroots Organization Brings $15 Wage Fight to City Hall

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Grassroots Organization Brings $15 Wage Fight to City Hall

Members of a grassroots socialist campaign gathered at Columbus City Hall Monday to engage city council in a conversation about raising the minimum wage. It was a timely meeting, with governors from California and New York having signed bills phasing in a $15 minimum wage by 2022. It’s been an idea tossed around a lot […]

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Democratic Slate Sweeps Columbus City Council Race

Walker Evans Walker Evans Democratic Slate Sweeps Columbus City Council Race

Klein. Brown. Stinziano. Hardin. Page. The Democratic slate of City Council Candidates restated their last names many times over during campaign events this year, and the tactic seems to have worked. Columbus voters took to the ballots today to elect all five of the Democratic candidates into office. “Tonight, this is about validation,” said incumbent […]

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Columbus City Council 2015 Voter Roundup

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus City Council 2015 Voter Roundup

Columbus City Council has a total of seven seats, and five of them are up for grabs during this fall’s election, marking one of the largest council races in recent decades. The the voting process is nonpartisan — you’ll pick four of eight candidates to fill four of the seats with a fifth seating being […]

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Jaiza Page Focuses on Education and Recreation in City Council Campaign

Walker Evans Walker Evans Jaiza Page Focuses on Education and Recreation in City Council Campaign

Jaiza Page has only served on Columbus City Council for eight months since her appointment in January, but has quickly identified a niche focus for her efforts. She currently chairs the Education Committee and the Recreation & Parks Committee, both of which she said have become vital parts of her ongoing campaign for this November’s election. […]

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