Cincinnati’s LGBT community on Oct. 2
celebrated another move toward legal equality when City Council
celebrated the launch of the city’s domestic partner registry during a
press conference on the steps of City Hall.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Sept. 29 issued
a stay on a decision by lower federal courts that had extended early
voting hours in Ohio, effectively reverting the state’s early voting
schedule back to one drawn up by conservative lawmakers.
As city leaders look to find ways to plug
a $4 million annual funding gap for the operation of Cincinnati’s
streetcar, a major backer of the transit project has proposed a way to
raise a good deal of the needed money.