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Ohio GOP Lawmakers Propose Payday Loan Cap


The Dispatch wrote GOP bill stuns payday lenders Wednesday, April 30, 2008 By Jim Siegel After months of debate over whether to cap payday-lending interest rates at 36 percent, House Republican leaders tossed a sharp curveball yesterday by proposing a 28 percent cap. Stunning both the payday-lending industry and consumer advocates, House Financial Institutions Chairman […]


Composting Conflicts in Columbus

Anne Evans Anne Evans

Being Green is so trendy right now, even if it is getting a bit ridiculous. One key thing that is mentioned all of the time on TV and even in our own Columbus Alive is composting. So easy! And the rewards from composting are awesome! Imagine my surprise today when I found out from the […]


Outdoor billboards to display Ohio primary results


Business Courier of Cincinnati wrote Outdoor billboards to display Ohio primary results Travelers will get updates on Ohio’s primary results March 4, on digital billboards across the state, according to the Outdoor Advertising Association of Ohio and Lamar Advertising. The billboards will display real-time election results, provided by the Ohio Secretary of State’s office, the […]

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Coleman wins re-election as Columbus mayor

Coremodels Coremodels

The Associated Press wrote Democrat Coleman wins re-election as Columbus mayor Article published Tuesday, November 6, 2007 COLUMBUS — Democrat Michael Coleman overcame attacks that he was soft on crime and ineffective on economic development to easily defeat his Republican challenger Tuesday and win a third term as mayor of the nation’s 15th largest city. […]


The race for City Hall: Bill Todd

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Columbus Alive wrote The race for City Hall: Bill Todd By John Ross November 1, 2007 An accomplished attorney and 35-year resident of Central Ohio, Republican mayoral candidate Bill Todd is seeking to change how the city of Columbus fights crime, provides public services and runs its public schools. “Columbus is not as dynamic and […]


Mayoral candidates offer differing perspectives

Walker Evans Walker Evans

This Week News wrote Columbus mayoral candidates offer differing perspectives Thursday, October 25, 2007 JENNIFER NESBITT Columbus Mayor Michael B. Coleman, a Democrat, says eight years in office gives him the experience needed to keep the city moving forward. But Republican opponent Bill Todd says it’s time for a new voice in Columbus city politics. […]


Candidates skew crime figures to fit argument


The Columbus Dispatch wrote Mayoral candidates skew crime figures to fit argument Sunday, October 14, 2007 By Robert Vitale Crime statistics can make Columbus look like an American Baghdad. They also can make it look like Bexley with three-quarters of a million people. Mayoral candidates Michael B. Coleman and Bill Todd are using real numbers […]

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