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Equitable Recovery, Rebuilding Key Topics in Ginther’s State of the City Address

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Equitable Recovery, Rebuilding Key Topics in Ginther’s State of the City Address

During Mayor Andrew Ginther’s State of the City Address, he referenced phrases like “still standing” and “moving forward” multiple times. Throughout his address, Mayor Ginther referenced the key issues every other American city faced over the last 12+ months: COVID-19, calls for police reform, rising crime and a racial justice reckoning. Much like last year’s […]

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Equity, Stopping Racism Focus of Mayor’s State of the City

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Equity, Stopping Racism Focus of Mayor’s State of the City

In his 2020 State of the City address, Mayor Andrew Ginther spoke on an Equity Agenda and a focus on addressing racism and discrimination in the city. In his speech, he highlighted where the city stood on issues of infant mortality, diversity and inclusion, improving neighborhoods, affordable housing, public safety, innovation, economic development and sustainability. […]

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Read Mayor Andrew Ginther’s Full State of the City Address

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Read Mayor Andrew Ginther’s Full State of the City Address

Editor’s note: On Thursday, Jan. 31, Mayor Andrew Ginther delivered the annual State of the City Address. Read the full text here: I am constantly amazed at the diversity of the residents of this great city. Almost 250,000 residents are African-American, 103,000 are foreign born, 53,000 are Latinos, 41,000 are veterans and 38,000 identify as […]

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2019 State of the City Address

Anne Evans Anne Evans

Join us for Mayor Andrew J. Ginther’s 2019 State of the City Address! Thursday, January 31, 2019 Doors open at 5 p.m. Event begins at 6 p.m. East High School 1500 E. Broad Street Columbus, OH 43205

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Full Text of the 2017 State of the City Address

Walker Evans Walker Evans Full Text of the 2017 State of the City Address

Mayor Andrew J. Ginther State of the City 2017 February 23, 2017 I often tell people that I have the best job in the best city in America. That has never been more apparent than tonight. Thanks to all of you for being here. And, thanks to the Columbus Division of Police for presenting the […]

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Full Text: 2016 State of the City Address

Walker Evans Walker Evans Full Text: 2016 State of the City Address

For a condensed synopsis of the 2016 State of the City address, CLICK HERE. The full text of the 2016 Columbus State of the City Address, delivered by Mayor Andrew Ginther, can be found below: Good evening I want to thank the Columbus Division of Fire Honor Guard for presenting the colors; Dominion Middle School student […]

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Mayor Ginther Focuses on Safety, Schools and Neighborhoods in 2016 State of the City Address

Walker Evans Walker Evans Mayor Ginther Focuses on Safety, Schools and Neighborhoods in 2016 State of the City Address

Tonight, Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther took part in his first State of the City Address, utilizing the event to provide details on plans that will address some of the city’s biggest issues during his first year in office. Some of the big focus areas that Ginther spent the most time discussing include improvements to local […]

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