Coleman Year In Review - Part 1
Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman calls 2012 an acknowledgment of the past and a launching pad for the future.
Coleman touts several successes in the city's bicentennial year, including reductions in the rates of crime and unemployment, the launching of free curbside recycling, and efforts to revitalize the South and Near West sides. He predicts the jobless rate, which is lower than at the start of the great recession, will further decline next year. And in the first installment of his annual end of the year interview with WCBE, Coleman tells Jim Letizia an improved economy has helped keep the city's fiscal picture strong.