Politics

Side by Side Conversation
12:31 am
Fri November 9, 2012

Beyond Civility

Vice-Mayor Roxanne Qualls
Provided

Now that the elections are over, do you believe that there is still the possibility of respectful public discourse, even among people of different beliefs? A group in Cincinnati does, and they have set out to prove it. Beyond Civility is working to increase respectful communication by showing that it can be done. This Monday, November 12, they will kick off their Side-by-Side series featuring State Senator Bill Seitz and Cincinnati Vice-Mayor Roxanne Qualls. To discuss their goals and this series, Mark Perzel welcomes organizers Bea Larsen and Robert Rack.


Council term
4:50 pm
Wed November 7, 2012

Cincinnati Issue 4 supporters celebrating

Issue 4 supporters hold a victory rally on the steps of Cincinnati City Hall.
Credit Jay Hanselman

People who supported longer terms for Cincinnati Council Members are celebrating.  

City voters narrowly approved a charter amendment Tuesday to change the Council term to four-years instead of the current two.  

Campaign co-chair Mike Allen said he's not concerned the issue only passed by a little more than two-thousand votes.

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Pillich retains redistricted seat
2:21 am
Wed November 7, 2012

Pillich tops Wilson in OH House race

Connie Pillich defeated Mike Wilson in the Ohio House 28th district race

Incumbent Ohio House Democrat Connie Pillich faced a bit of an uphill battle after her seat was redistricted but she was re-elected last night over Republican Mike Wilson.

Pillich says veteran's issues and education are key issues for her. She says education was by far the biggest concern she heard from constituents too.

Hamilton County
2:15 am
Wed November 7, 2012

Hamilton County has a new sheriff

Hamilton County Sheriff-elect (D) Jim Neil.
Credit Campaign website

For the first time in 25 years Hamilton County will have new sheriff and he's not a Republican. 

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Council term
2:04 am
Wed November 7, 2012

Cincinnati voters approve longer Council term

Council chamber at Cincinnati City Hall
Credit Tana Weingartner

Cincinnati voters Tuesday narrowly approved a charter amendment that will change city council members

terms in office from the current two-years to four.

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