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.
Clemency decisions by governors have been in the news a lot lately. Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee has drawn criticism for granting clemency for the man later accused of killing four police officers in Washington state. Here in Ohio, recent clemency decisions have drawn fire. WOSU Commentator Andrew Grant Thomas argues clemency is an important part of the justice system.