Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
Columbus City Council members will interview candidates for two open council seats this week before a vote on January 10th. Those interviews will be held behind closed doors for the first time.
A grassroots group is speaking out against a ballot question that would allow Columbus City Council to meet in private. Issue Two would change the city’s charter to allow for executive sessions under certain circumstances.
Elected officials usually conduct their meetings in public, however the law says sometimes they can hold meetings in private. But Columbus City Council members say city ordinances prevent them from holding such executive sessions. They are looking at ways to hold some meetings in private.