The head of the Ohio Hispanic Coalition says Columbus has a large stake in potential changes to immigration law. Joseph Mas says the city has a larger undocumented population than other Ohio cities.
The Mayorâ€™s office maintains Columbus residents still support the public purchase of Nationwide Arena. Voters could decide the issue after a citizens group collected enough signatures to ask voters if they want to stop city payments on the Arena.
Columbus City Council is expected to take up campaign finance reform, tonight. A local group, which has proposed the initiative, says it wants more balance on the all-Democrat city hall board. But as WOSU reports, one expert said the proposal does not go far enough.