Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman

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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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6:52 am
Thu July 18, 2013

"Operation Cool Down" Begins Today In Columbus

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman has ordered fire hydrants be opened today and Friday at Beatty Recreation Center, Driving Park, Linden Park and Westgate Park from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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6:30 am
Tue June 25, 2013

CCS Plans To Appoint Interim Superintendent

The Columbus School board meets tonight to appoint an interim superintendent to take over when Gene Harris steps down at the end of the week.

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8:35 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

Columbus Mayor Proposes Bond Package For November Ballot

Columbus City officials this morning outlined plans for a bond package to be placed on the November Ballot.

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6:06 am
Thu May 30, 2013

House Approves Columbus Schools Bill

The Ohio House has approved a bill targeting the Columbus City Schools.

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8:04 am
Tue March 26, 2013

Coleman Wants CCS Board To Wait Before Hiring Superintendent

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman says he will not support any permanent successor to Columbus Schools superintendent Gene Harris if the school board hires one by the summer.

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7:25 am
Fri March 22, 2013

Some Commission Members Want Coleman To Appoint CCS Board

Members of Mayor Michael Coleman's Education Commission appear divided on how the Columbus City Schools should be run.

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7:23 am
Thu March 7, 2013

Panel To Explore Mayoral Control Of CCS

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman’s Education Commission later this month will explore whether an elected school board is the best way to run the Columbus City Schools.

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9:52 am
Fri February 22, 2013

Coleman Talks Jobs And Education

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman made no major promises in his 14th State of The City Speech delivered last night at South High School.

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9:24 am
Thu February 21, 2013

CCS Board Fears Disbandment And/Or Takeover

When the Columbus Education Commission was formed last year, it was presented as a joint effort of the civic, business, and education sectors.

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7:45 am
Thu February 21, 2013

Coleman Wants City To Host Political Convention

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman says he will lead the charge to bring a political convention to the city in 2016.

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7:03 am
Tue February 19, 2013

Local Charters Want Piece Of CCS Money

Charter school operators in Columbus want to share local funding with public schools.

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7:33 am
Thu February 14, 2013

Coleman Talks Bicentennial

Today is Columbus' 201st birthday and Mayor Michael Coleman hopes last year's bicentennial initiatives impact the future. Coleman and organizers of the non-profit group that spearheaded last year's celebrations spoke Wednesday. Coleman delivered a progress report on some of the programs launched last year.


Coleman and city officials also placed objects into a time capsule to be opened on the city's 300th birthday.




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7:27 am
Fri January 18, 2013

Columbus Police Chief Supports Gun Restrictions

Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs says she supports President Obama's gun control proposals.

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7:15 am
Thu January 17, 2013

Coleman, CCS At Odds Over Financial Records

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman and the Columbus Schools are at odds over a review of the district's books.

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7:12 am
Thu January 17, 2013

City Council Releases Budget Amendments

Columbus City Council is adding 4.5 million dollars in spending to Mayor Michael Coleman's proposed 766 million dollar municipal budget for 2013.

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8:46 am
Fri December 28, 2012

Coleman Year In Review - Part 4

In his State of the City speech earlier this year, Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman announced plans to create a program called YouthFirst,designed to engage in the lives of young people through sports, leadership, and anti-violence efforts.

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8:27 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Columbus Education Commission Announced

Mayor Michael Coleman yesterday introduced the members of a new commission that will focus on improving education in Columbus.

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