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.
City of Cincinnati employees like health
worker Sheila Nash of Price Hill could get a bump in pay if Cincinnati
City Council approves a series of ordinances designed to boost wages,
increase worker safety and incentivize city contractors to pay employees
Ohio Gov. John Kasich continues to
campaign for the GOP presidential nomination, despite the nearly
hopeless delegate math that has him trailing far behind frontrunner
Donald Trump and second-place candidate U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz.
A video showing a confrontation between a
local man filming video of himself and police stopping him for an
alleged jaywalking violation recently went viral, prompting
investigations into the incident by the Citizens Complaint Authority and
Reality TV star and real estate mogul
Donald Trump came out on top in Kentucky’s March 5 GOP presidential
primary caucuses, though the frontrunner was closely shadowed by U.S.
Sen. Ted Cruz in the state and throughout so-called “Super Saturday.”
After an outside review of management
practices arising from the University of Cincinnati police shooting
death of Samuel DuBose July 19, UC Police Chief Jason Goodrich and Major
Tim Thornton resigned Feb. 26.