Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman

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7:20 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

Ginther Garners Coleman's Endorsement In Mayoral Race

Democratic Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman has endorsed Columbus City Council President Andy Ginther's Mayoral bid.

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6:54 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Council Opposes 26 Liquor License Renewals, Supports Same-Sex Marriage

Columbus City Council last night voted to oppose renewing the annual liquor licenses of 26 bars and carryouts due to underage sales and criminal activity.

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3:14 am
Sat December 13, 2014

Nearly Two Dozen People Apply For City Council Seat

Jaiza Page
Credit Columbus City Attorney's Office

19 people have applied to fill a soon-to-be vacant seat on Columbus City Council.

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6:53 am
Thu December 11, 2014

Ginther Announces Mayoral Bid

Andy Ginther
Credit columbus.gov

Democratic Columbus City Council President Andy Ginther has formally announced he will run for Mayor next year.

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2:00 am
Thu November 27, 2014

Sheriff Scott Announces Mayoral Run

Zach Scott
Credit Franklin County Sheriff's Office

Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott has issued a statement saying he plans to run for mayor of Columbus.

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4:14 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

Coleman Will Not Run Again; Speculation Begins On Mayoral Possibilities

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman announces he will not seek re-election
Credit Ohio Public Radio

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman says today he will not run for election to a record fifth term next year. 

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6:44 pm
Fri November 14, 2014

Coleman Delivers Budget Proposal

Calling it a prudent and efficient budget, Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman today unveiled his 2015 spending proposal. 

Under Coleman's proposal, the city would spend $546 million on public safety.  Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs says she's pleased with the proposal. 

Maintaining city services and spending levels seemed to be the theme of the entire proposal - with one exception.

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6:42 am
Fri September 12, 2014

Columbus Safety Director Stepping Down

Columbus Public Safety Director Mitch Brown
Credit City of Columbus

Columbus safety director Mitch Brown is retiring in the wake of criticism of the way his office handled thousands of calls to the city's 311 complaint center.

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6:47 am
Thu August 28, 2014

Columbus To Add More Snow Plows, Drivers

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman says there will be changes to how city streets are cleared of snow and ice during the winter.

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2:47 am
Sat July 19, 2014

City, State Partner To Help Educate Low-Income Children

Some low income Columbus children are the first to take advantage of a full day pre-school program that pairs community investment with state dollars.

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7:02 am
Fri July 18, 2014

County Democratic Party Chair To Resign

The man who ran Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman's 1999 election campaign says he is resigning as chair of the Franklin County Democratic Party, citing health reasons.

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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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