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.
A series of cases to be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court
involving Ohio and three other states could be the
definitive national moment for same sex marriage. Cincinnati is at the epicenter of that moment in more ways than one.
Cincinnati City Council April 15 passed a resolution asking the city
administration to draw up a report on possible funding sources for the
planning and construction of phase 1B of the city’s streetcar.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s campaign registered with the IRS a nonprofit
April 20 called A New Day for America, officially setting up the
fundraising organization for the Republican’s nascent presidential bid.