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An Open Letter to Anthony Precourt from Mayor Andrew Ginther

Walker Evans Walker Evans An Open Letter to Anthony Precourt from Mayor Andrew Ginther

The office of Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther released publicly a letter to Columbus Crew SC owner Anthony Precourt today, in response to the ongoing lawsuit that aims to keep the soccer team based in Columbus. The full letter can be found below. Dear Mr. Precourt: This communication is in response to a letter received by […]

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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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Columbus Neighborhood Conversations: Recreation & Parks and Pre-K Education

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Columbus Neighborhood Conversations: Recreation & Parks and Pre-K Education

NEIGHBORHOOD CONVERSATIONS Mayor Ginther’s 2018 State of Our City: Neighborhood Conversations will be held at locations throughout the community. These panel discussions are separated by topic: February 21, 2018 6:00 p.m. Recreation & Parks and Pre-K Education Linden Recreation Center – 1254 Briarwood Ave. Each of the talks begins at 6 p.m. Choose the topics […]

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Coleman Government Center is Nearly Open for Business

Walker Evans Walker Evans Coleman Government Center is Nearly Open for Business

City and civic leaders gathered yesterday to christen the new eight-story City of Columbus office building at 111 N. Front St. as the Michael B. Coleman Government Center, named after the city’s most recent former mayor. “Much of the city’s success today can be traced directly to the courage and leadership of Mayor Coleman,” stated current […]

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Columbus Neighborhood Conversations: Neighborhoods and Public Safety

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Columbus Neighborhood Conversations: Neighborhoods and Public Safety

NEIGHBORHOOD CONVERSATIONS Mayor Ginther’s 2018 State of Our City: Neighborhood Conversations will be held at locations throughout the community. These panel discussions are separated by topic: January 31, 2018 6:00 p.m. Neighborhoods and Public Safety Reeb Avenue Center – 280 Reeb Ave. Each of the talks begins at 6 p.m. Choose the topics that mean the most […]

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Pay Equity Plan Designed to Help Close Wage Gap in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Pay Equity Plan Designed to Help Close Wage Gap in Columbus

Last Thursday, the Columbus Women’s Commission announced a new plan to help close the wage gap across genders and races in Columbus. The new plan, known in full as “The Columbus Commitment: Achieving Pay Equity” already has 60 organizations signed to the voluntary pledge. “We all know that investing in women strengthens the economic backbone of […]

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City Leaders Respond to Columbus Crew Relocation Announcement

Walker Evans Walker Evans City Leaders Respond to Columbus Crew Relocation Announcement

Earlier today, Columbus Crew SC owner Anthony Precourt announced that he was exploring plans to relocate his soccer team, either into a new stadium in Columbus, or to another city — most likely Austin. “Despite our investments and efforts, the current course is not sustainable,” said Precourt. “This Club has ambition to be a standard […]

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