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New Bikeway Proposal Could Cost Additional $110,000

Vice Mayor Mann set to introduce motion to save parking spaces

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, April 22, 2014
The city’s cost of a long-planned piece of cycling infrastructure could more than double if City Council approves a motion Vice Mayor David Mann planned to introduce on April 23.  Mayor John Cranley successfully paused the Central Parkway Bikeway Project for public discourse in response to a handful of business owners and residents taking exception to it, and a spokesman for Mann share...  

Debate Over Central Parkway Bike Lane Continues

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 15, 2014
A handful of business owners along Central Parkway have taken exception to a progressive piece of cycling infrastructure the city is considering adding along Central Parkway between downtown and Clifton. 
  

Ohio Ranks Poorly in Transparency Study

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Ohio scored fifth-worst in a nationwide government transparency survey conducted by a national consumer group focused on investigating and advocating for American citizens against powerful interest groups.  
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Ohio Ranks Poorly in Government Transparency

Options for tracking government spending rank higher than only four states in the U.S.

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Ohio scored fifth-worst in a nationwide government transparency survey conducted by a national consumer group focused on investigating and advocating for American citizens against powerful interest groups. The group gave Ohio a “D-” ranking after its government spending transparency website earned 51 points out of 100 in U.S. Public Interest Research Group's fifth annual “Following the ...  

Continued Cuts

Ohio leaders push back against Kasich-planned tax cuts for the wealthy

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 9, 2014
City Councilman P.G. Sittenfeld helped coordinate a contingent of bipartisan, elected officials to testify at a House Finance Committee meeting last week against Gov. John Kasich’s proposed across-the-board income tax cuts, which Sittenfeld connects to a decline in important public services around Cincinnati.    

Cincinnati Named One of Six GOP National Convention Site Finalists

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Cincinnati was recently named to a shortlist of potential 2016 Republican National Convention host cities, and a coalition of local politicians and business leaders held a press conference on City Hall’s front steps on April 2 to praise the city’s recent progress and its potential to host such an influential — and economically impactful — event.
  

OTR Foundation to Host Property Rehabilitation Series

OTR, rehab, workshop, OTR Foundation

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 9, 2014
The Over-the-Rhine Foundation will host a series of upcoming workshops aimed at educating people interested in downtown living on how to rehabilitate properties.
  
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OTR Foundation to Host Property Rehabilitation Series

Workshops intend to educate potential homeowners on purchasing and rehab processes

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, April 2, 2014
The Over-the-Rhine Foundation will host a series of upcoming workshops aimed at educating people interested in downtown living on how to rehabilitate properties.
Part of the nonprofit’s mission is to engage community members in the neighborhood’s future as a compliment to larger development companies’ efforts, which have largely shaped the neighborhood’s resurgence in recent years. Thi...  

Healthy Effort

Local organizations attempt to combine efforts to address Cincinnati’s main health problems

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 2, 2014
The United Way of Greater Cincinnati, Interact for Health and the Hamilton County Health Department have tasked a nonprofit organization with improving the health of Cincinnatians through data analysis and program development.  

Lt. Governor Candidate Blasts Kasich’s Tax Cut Proposal

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Lt. Governor-candidate Sharen Neuhardt held a press conference on the City Hall front steps March 18 to lament a tax cut proposed by Gov. John Kasich, claiming it furthers his agenda to help Ohio’s top 1 percent.