The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit
Authority on June 5 released the dollar amounts for the two lowest bids
for the first 10 years of streetcar operations. One bid is under the
city’s budget, while the other is not.
On June 1, the state of Ohio stopped
asking job seekers on applications whether they have been convicted of a
crime, and a proposed measure would remove questions about criminal
history from all public job applications across the state.
The city of Cincinnati recently drew up
resignation documents for Cincinnati Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell,
according to a May 29 report by the Cincinnati Business Courier.
That revelation has led to speculation over whether Blackwell was on the
verge of being dismissed from his position, though city officials say
that isn’t the case.
While most students in Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati’s urban core are
showing academic improvement in school, newly disaggregated data
reveals low-income students lagging significantly behind their
counterparts in achieving key educational goals.
Mayor John Cranley on May 6 vetoed a plan passed by Democrats on City
Council that would have converted 400 to 450 of the neighborhood’s 1,200
spots into permitted parking for residents. The plan would have charged residents $108 a year for a parking pass.
Just days after oral arguments for what may be one of the most important same-sex marriage cases in
history, Cincinnati civil rights attorney Al Gerhardstein is riding with
his daughter Jessica Gingold from Cincinnati to New Orleans to raise money and awareness for justice system reform.