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Ohio Legislature Fails to Override Veto of Heartbeat Bill

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Ohio Legislature Fails to Override Veto of Heartbeat Bill

On Thursday, the Ohio legislature tried and failed to override Governor John Kasich’s veto of HB 258, or the “Heartbeat Bill.” Kasich vetoed the bill, a ban on abortions after six weeks, on Saturday, Dec. 22. The Ohio House voted 60-28 to override the veto on Thursday morning. It then went directly to the Senate, […]

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CMC: Governor John Kasich

Anne Evans Anne Evans CMC:  Governor John Kasich

Governor John Kasich will be interviewed by Colleen Marshall, co-anchor at WCMH NBC4. Sponsored by: Porter Wright Morris & Arthur and Deloitte. Columbus Metropolitan Club is open to everyone, we hope to see you at the forum! 19 Dec 2018 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM Location The Boat House at Confluence Park 679 W Spring […]

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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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Ready to Run – Campaign Training for Women

Anne Evans Anne Evans Ready to Run – Campaign Training for Women

Ready to Run® is a non-partisan campaign training program to encourage and train women to run for elective office, position themselves for appointive office, work on a campaign, or get involved in public life in other ways. Ready to Run is the first such program of its kind in Ohio and is modeled after the […]

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WE WON’T GO BACK Ohio Statehouse rally

Anne Evans Anne Evans WE WON’T GO BACK Ohio Statehouse rally

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. Ohio Statehouse on the west steps, facing High Street Located at 1 Capitol Square, Columbus Ohio 43215 Suggested parking located here. The rally will take place outside. It is critical that we send a clear message to the Ohio Senate that the six-week abortion ban, alongside several other […]

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Council President Wants to Reduce Penalties for Marijuana Possession

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Council President Wants to Reduce Penalties for Marijuana Possession

City Council President Shannon Hardin wants to address marijuana possession penalties within the city of Columbus. Though cities’ hands are often tied by the state when it comes to local criminal justice reform, Hardin is working on proposed legislation that could reclassify low level offenses. “If we’re going to do the things that will ring […]

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Open Letter to City Council: Build a Local Government That’s Of, For, and By All of Us

Will Petrik Will Petrik Open Letter to City Council: Build a Local Government That’s Of, For, and By All of Us

Dear Columbus City Council Members, I am writing to ask that you exert leadership to limit the influence of big money in Columbus. We have an opportunity to make sure local campaigns and our local government reflect a democracy that’s of, for, and by all of us. Mayor Ginther’s proposed campaign contribution limit ($12,707.79) ensures […]

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