WOSU News Archives For: August 31, 2011

Franklin Co. Property Owners Take Chance To Contest Re-Appraisals

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A Franklin County property owner meets with an appraiser to discuss his recent home valuation.
5:17PM
August
31, 2011

In yet another sign of the housing market’s decline, hundreds of property owners yesterday showed up at Franklin County offices to complain their home values are too high. It was the first of many public sessions the county auditor will hold to hear complaints of over-valuation.

Ohio Studies Centralizing Local Tax Collections

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Governor John Kasich
1:06PM
August
31, 2011

Ohio cities and towns are resisting an idea being studied by the Kasich administration, to have the state collect local taxes.

What Can Be Done to Stop Gun Violence?

9:05AM
August
31, 2011

Mayor Coleman has called on the city of Columbus to work together to stop a recent spike in gun violence. This month four suspects have been killed when police officers returned fire. What can be done to reduce gun violence?

Columbus Mayor Vows Effort To Reduce Violence

9:05AM
August
31, 2011

“This is not a game. This not a video game. You pull out a gun you will be shot.” Mayor Michael Coleman commenting during news conference on police involved shootings.