A bipartisan agreement to overhaul the way Ohio draws its legislative districts now goes to the voters.
The public purchase of Nationwide Arena, saving jobs, fighting crime and managing city money were issues that split the eight candidates for Columbus City Council at Thursdayâ€™s debate at the the Columbus Metropolitan Club.
A conservative anti-gambling group is vowing a legal fight over the deal Gov. John Kasich worked out with the developer of casinos in Cleveland and Cincinnati.
Both the Columbus City Council and Franklin County Board of Commissioners have approved the annexation deal between the city and developers of the West side casino.
After months of public debate and two days of intense negotiations the developer of the west side casino has reached an agreement with the city of Columbus which will clear the way for the construction of the gambling center.
A second day of settlement talks is scheduled today in federal district court among Columbus, Franklin county, and the owners of a proposed west side casino. The parties want to avoid a federal court hearing over water, land annexation and taxes.
Developers say they’ve received a crucial permit from the county. WOSU’s Steve Brown has the latest on work at the Columbus-area site, and three others around the state.
Even with the West Side casino still hinging on a federal lawsuit, developers say they’ll break ground Monday.
As the developer of the proposed West-side casino and the city remain mired in a dispute over whether to annex the property into Columbus, developers say they’re on the verge of starting construction.
More than a hundred union workers and their leaders rallied Tuesday at the site for the new Hollywood Casino on the west side of Columbus. Union officials say they’re concerned that on-going disputes between Columbus and Penn National Gaming, the casino’s owner, will hold up construction.
The company that’s building a new casino on the city’s West Side filed a lawsuit in federal court this morning against the City of Columbus and Franklin County for withholding water and sewer services.