Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman

News
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.

Read more
News
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.

Read more
News
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.

Read more
News
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.

Read more
News
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.

Read more
News
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.

Read more
News
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.

Read more
News
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.

Read more
News
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.

Read more
News
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.

Read more
News
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.

Read more
News
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.

Read more
News
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.

Read more
News
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.

Read more
News
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.

Read more
News
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.

Read more
News
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.

Read more
News
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.

Read more
News
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.

Read more
News
6:06 am
Thu May 30, 2013

House Approves Columbus Schools Bill

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

Read more

Pages