In a surprise announcement, Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman said, Tuesday, he will not seek a fifth term. Coleman made the announcement alongside his cabinet and staff members and family and friends.
WOSU News Archives For: December 18, 2009
In the hotly contested 2008 race, former state senator Steve Stivers lost the 15th district to Mary Jo Kilroy by only about 23-hundred votes.
A state budget compromise that calls for Ohioans to pay more in 2009 taxes than expected has cleared the state Legislature. After eking through the Senate in a 17-15 vote, it cleared the Ohio House 54-42 with two Republican votes.
One of the leading opponents to a downtown Columbus casino was very much for a similar development in Pittsburgh. Nationwide Realty Investors is credited with guiding the development of the very successful Columbus Arena District. Four years ago Nationwide wanted to build a similar district in Pittsburgh; but that one would have included a casino.