Bexley City Council will consider a discrimination ordinance that would include members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. The move follows a lesbian couple who spoke out about a local wedding photographer who declined their business due to their their sexual orientation.
A train linking downtown to Port Columbus, Mayor Michael Coleman wants it included in a plan to make the airport a “regional transportation center.” But, it’s a longshot.
Proponents of school reform in Columbus spent more than two-million dollars in a bid to pass a 24% property tax increase and hire an independent auditor. But, district voters overwhelmingly rejected funding for the plan by more than a two-to-one margin..
Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman and Columbus City Schools Interim Superintendent appeared on a special edition of Columbus on the Record to discuss the various aspect of the levy. Watch what Coleman and Good had to say in defense of the district’s request to the voters.
The group that represents Columbus parents voted this week to not take a position on a tax levy or a proposal to create a new auditor position.
Job searches are hard enough in a slowly recovering economy. For former prison inmates, rejection is common and quick. But, a two year old city of Columbus experiment aims to change the odds for ex-felons searching for work.
Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman today launched the school district’s levy campaign by saying, “recently our schools have failed us.” After a scandal plagued year which included the departure of the district’s superintendent, school leaders may have no other choice.
The sister of a Newtown, Connecticut school shooting victim spoke in Columbus Tuesday to urge state and local leaders to support universal background checks on all gun sales. The event was met with opposition.
The Columbus Crew have been sold to a California businessman. Anthony Precourt of Precourt Sports Ventures LLC has purchased a 100 percent stake in team.
Columbus City School board members, Tuesday evening, will begin to discuss the specifics of a November levy. The levy will move forward regardless of an investigation into alleged data and grade rigging in the district.
It has been several months since Columbus Mayor Michael Colemanâ€™s education commission submitted recommendations on how to improve the cityâ€™s struggling school district. Monday Governor John Kasich, signed House Bill 167 dubbed the Columbus Education Plan, sparked from the education commission. Significant changes are in store for the district.