Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman

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4:21 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

Alliance Data Announces New Center And 700 New Jobs For Columbus

A company that provides credit-card services and loyalty programs says it is expanding operations in Ohio and expects to add 700 new jobs.

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11:26 am
Fri May 16, 2014

Coleman Announces Pair Of Bicycle-Related Initiatives

Hundreds of central Ohioans participated in today's national Bike to Work Day.

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8:05 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Big City Mayors Among Critics Of Renewable Energy Standards Freeze

Top city leaders in Ohio are coming out against an attempt to freeze the state’s energy efficiency standards.

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7:30 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Coleman Joins Push For Stronger Gun Laws

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman
Credit City of Columbus

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he plans to spend 50 million dollars this year to form a group that will push to get 1 million gun-control supporters to the polls.

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7:28 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Mayor Wants City To Increase Minorities In Public Safety Forces

Columbus City Council has approved an 80 thousand dollar contract with a public-relations firm to help create a plan to recruit more women and minorities into the police force.

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7:26 am
Fri March 7, 2014

Coleman Launches Health Insurance Enrollment Campaign

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman has launched an effort to get uninsured people signed up for health insurance coverage through the exchanges created under the Affordable Care Act.

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7:51 am
Thu February 20, 2014

State Of City Speech Focuses On Job Training, Education

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman

In his record 15th State of the City speech last night, Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman promised to spend money to improve the local poverty rate, boost preschool education, decrease homelessness and improve the environment.

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8:14 am
Fri January 31, 2014

Council Releases Its Municipal Budget Amendments

Columbus City Council is putting more money into recruiting a more diverse class of firefighters.

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7:18 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Coleman Is Pushing For Columbus To Host Political Conventions

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman is in Washington D-C, lobbying political party leaders to bring a national convention to the city.

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12:26 pm
Mon December 30, 2013

Mayor Coleman Talks Public Safety And Guns

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman's 2014 city budget proposal raises spending on public safety by $15 million.

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8:47 am
Fri December 27, 2013

Mayor Coleman Talks Downtown Development

2013 was a year of progress when it comes to development in downtown Columbus.

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8:54 am
Thu December 26, 2013

Mayor Coleman Talks About The Future Of Local Education

At this time last year, Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman was already talking about 2013 as a year when the community would join hands to improve education.

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7:23 am
Thu December 12, 2013

Push To Have Voters Decide Arena Purchase Funding Clears Procedural Hurdle

The Franklin County Board of Elections says a citizens group has collected enough valid petition signatures to place a measure on the May ballot that would end the city of Columbus' purchase contract for Nationwide Arena.

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11:50 am
Mon December 9, 2013

Coleman Still In Favor Of Arena Agreement

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman continues to support the use of casino tax dollars for the public purchase of Nationwide Arena.

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8:18 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

Coleman Outlines 2014 Budget Priorities

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman today unveiled the 14th budget proposal of his tenure.

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8:31 pm
Thu October 10, 2013

Columbus PTA Group Votes Not To Endorse Columbus City Schools Levy Request

The Columbus Council Of PTAs and PTOs voted Tuesday night not to endorse the Columbus City Schools 9.01 mil combined levy and bond issue.

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7:59 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

9/11 Commemoration Message Is Unity

9-11-13 Statehouse lawn
Jo Ingles Ohio Public Radio

Unity was the theme of a memorial service held in Columbus for the victims of the terrorist attacks that took place a dozen years ago in New York City, Washington D. C. and Shanksville Pennsylvania.

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9:54 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

CCS Gets Failing Grades On New State Report Card

Mayor Michael Coleman on the steps of Hamilton STEM Academy
Credit Alison Holm, WCBE

Columbus City Schools were among the districts receiving bad news Thursday as the State Department of Education released it's annual report cards.

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7:04 am
Thu August 22, 2013

Mayors Want Portman To Change Vote On Gun Legislation

Democratic Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman and mayors of other Ohio cities are asking Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio to change his vote against a piece of gun control legislation.

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1:06 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Columbus City Schools Levy

The Columbus City Schools Board has voted to put a levy on the November ballot.

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