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Registration Deadline is Today to Vote in May Primary Election

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Registration Deadline is Today to Vote in May Primary Election

Those who are looking to vote in the primary election on May 8, 2018 have until the end of Monday, April 9 to register to vote. Those registering must be a U.S. citizen, an Ohio citizen for at least 30 days before the election, and at least 18 years old on or before May 8. […]

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City Announces Proposals to Bridge Gap Between Federal and State Gun Laws

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega City Announces Proposals to Bridge Gap Between Federal and State Gun Laws

The City of Columbus is taking local action to reduce gun violence, announcing today several ordinances that would bridge the gaps between federal and state gun laws. The proposed ordinances, announced on Wednesday, March 21 by Mayor Andrew Ginther, City Council President Shannon Hardin, and City Attorney Zach Klein, would specifically target perpetrators of domestic […]

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Council Votes to Place Charter Amendment on May Primary Ballot

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Council Votes to Place Charter Amendment on May Primary Ballot

During their meeting on Monday night, Columbus City Council voted to place a charter amendment on the May 8 primary ballot. Recommended by the Charter Review Committee council assembled in late 2016, the proposal would expand the size of council from seven to nine members, each from a designated district and elected at-large. The move […]

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Ballot Initiative Would Prohibit Sale of Carryout Alcohol in Parts of Olde Towne East, King Lincoln

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Ballot Initiative Would Prohibit Sale of Carryout Alcohol in Parts of Olde Towne East, King Lincoln

After a beer and wine carryout and gas station in the King Lincoln District was declared a public nuisance, residents of the building’s precinct, a group called NOBO Friends, banded together to create a neighborhood ballot initiative prohibiting the sale of alcohol to be consumed off-site. That initiative will appear on the ballot in May […]

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Council President Pro Tem Michael Stinziano Announces Run for County Auditor

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Council President Pro Tem Michael Stinziano Announces Run for County Auditor

Michael Stinziano, recently voted as President Pro Tempore of Columbus City Council, has announced a run for Franklin County Auditor. Stinziano has served on council for the last two years. “I’m running for Auditor because I want to move our government forward,” Stinziano said in a released statement. “We’re not taking advantage of technology that […]

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Realtor Emmanuel Remy Appointed to Council

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Realtor Emmanuel Remy Appointed to Council

During their Monday night meeting, Columbus City Council voted unanimously to appoint Emmanuel Remy as their newest member. Remy has been a realtor with Coldwell Banker King Thompson for the last six years and Northland Council President for the last five years. He was selected from a pool of 13 finalists, narrowed down from 36 […]

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Yes We Can to Rally Against Columbus’ Appointment Process

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Yes We Can to Rally Against Columbus’ Appointment Process

Columbus City Council will appoint a new member to fill its vacancy this Monday, January 8, but not without some opposition from Yes We Can, the local group of Democrats behind appointment candidate Jasmine Ayres. The group will speak against council’s appointment process, through which more than 30 of the past 36 council members were […]

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