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City Will Fund Grant to Put Changing Stations in Men’s Restrooms

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega City Will Fund Grant to Put Changing Stations in Men’s Restrooms

Right now, if you’re out and need to change your baby’s diaper, the only place to do it is in the women’s restroom. That’ll be addressed soon, as the City of Columbus readies grant money to put changing stations in 30 city recreation centers and aid small businesses in installing them in men’s restrooms. “I […]

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Naloxone Saves Lives In Fight Against Opioid Epidemic

Michael Stinziano Michael Stinziano Naloxone Saves Lives In Fight Against Opioid Epidemic

Naloxone, a medication commonly known as Narcan, reverses opioid overdoses by blocking the effects of opioids, such as prescription pain killers or heroin, on the brain and can restore breathing in a matter of minutes. Naloxone has no potential for abuse and it can be given as a nasal spray or as an injection into […]

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City Council Ward Proposal Untimely, Expensive, Opponents Say

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega City Council Ward Proposal Untimely, Expensive, Opponents Say

One Columbus is a group standing on the other side of the ward issue that has been put before the city. In opposition to creating district positions for council members, the group hopes to spread the ‘no’ vote for the August 2nd special election. Issue 1, headed and promoted by Represent Columbus, would change the […]

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North Market “Sip n Stroll” Legislation Passes Ohio Legislature

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega North Market “Sip n Stroll” Legislation Passes Ohio Legislature

Business opportunities are expanding for the vendors of North Market after legislation passed permitting market-goers to “sip n stroll” with their purchased alcohol. House bill 37, first considered in September of 2014, was approved by the Ohio General Assembly Wednesday. Co-sponsors of the bill, Columbus City Councilmember and former representative, Michael Stinziano (D-Columbus) and Rep. […]

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Opinion: Columbus Needs to Commit to Age-Friendly Communities

Michael Stinziano Michael Stinziano Opinion: Columbus Needs to Commit to Age-Friendly Communities

In addition to the 2 million current residents confirmed by the Census Bureau last Thursday, Columbus is projected to grow by more than 500,000 people over the next 30 years, largely in the age group 65 and older. As we look around the community that we’ve grown into, and the large number of young professional […]

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Two Announce Candidacy for Ohio House 18th District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Two Announce Candidacy for Ohio House 18th District

When Ohio Rep Michael Stinziano takes office on Columbus City Council on January 1st, his representing the 18th District will be up for grabs. Two different candidates have wasted no time on putting their hats in the ring. Kristen Boggs and Joshua Clark both announced last week that they’re planning to seek the office. Boggs […]

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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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