Ohio’s official unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in 13 years after employers added naerly 18,000 jobs in November.
The Columbus City Council has filled two vacancies left by the resignations of Matt Habash and Mary Jo Hudson. Councilman Mike Mentel introduced the pair, Andy Ginther and Priscilla Tyson, Thursday morning at city hall.
Columbus City Council member Mary Jo Hudson will join the Ted Strickland administration. Hudson will leave Council to become Ohio’s director of insurance.
Republican Columbus City Council candidate Eddie Pauline today stood outside City Hall and criticized incumbent city officials for spending money frivolously. Pauline and two other challengers are hoping to win council seats in next week’s election.