Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman

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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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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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