Planned Parenthood on May 11 filed a
lawsuit over an Ohio state law that stands to strip the organization of
its federal funding to provide services like HIV and cancer screenings,
domestic violence education and sex education for kids in the foster
care and judicial system.
Cincinnati City Council passed a
resolution May 11 recognizing coming alternate photo ID cards supplied
by a group of social service organizations for the homeless,
undocumented immigrants, those recently returning from incarceration and
others who face challenges getting standard state IDs.
After U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz departed the GOP
presidential primary following Donald Trump’s big win May 3 in Indiana,
Ohio Gov. John Kasich was, for a moment, Trump’s sole challenger in one
of the strangest primaries in memory.
A task force created by City Councilman
P.G. Sittenfeld outlined ways the city and other concerned parties can
better support survivors and educate the community about sexual assault
during an April 19 news conference.
A report by consulting company Exiger
released by University of Cincinnati April 14 suggests former UCPD Chief
Jason Goodrich pushed for more traffic stops around UC and that he and
UCPD Major Timothy Thornton were later “untruthful” about their
knowledge of those stops.
Just six months before the streetcar is
scheduled to start gliding passengers around downtown and
Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati City Council almost passed the transit
project’s first-year operating budget April 13.
The owners of downtown’s Dennison
building bought it in 2013 at least in part because of concerns about a
proposed plan to turn it into affordable housing, documents filed with
Cincinnati’s Historic Conservation Board show.
After months of fighting, Cincinnati City Council looks
likely to pass an operating budget for the city’s streetcar. The transit
project could start taking riders as soon as Sept. 1 under the budget,
which passed Council’s Budget and Finance Committee April 11.