Ohio Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor’s
top aide spent hours placing campaign phone calls and engaging in other
political activity while she was supposed to be working on behalf of
taxpayers, a state investigation says.
Cincinnati City Council will soon vote on
tax abatements worth more than half a million dollars for a
controversial luxury hotel project undertaken by Eagle Realty at the
former site of the Anna Louise Inn women’s shelter downtown.
Racist messages, including at least one
appearing to threaten lynching for black student activists at the
University of Cincinnati, have recently begun appearing on social media
site Yik Yak in response to calls to increase diversity on UC’s flagship
Mayor John Cranley and the Task Force on
Immigration he convened last year announced a series of recommendations
on Oct. 28 aimed at making Cincinnati the most welcoming city in the
country for immigrants.
Debate over Mayor John Cranley’s proposed
permanent tax increase to fund park projects has gotten more
contentious as revelations about questionable spending by the Cincinnati
Park Board came to light last week.