Charter Committee http://wvxu.org en Charter Committee of Greater Cincinnati http://wvxu.org/post/charter-committee-greater-cincinnati <p></p><p></p><p>In 1924 local corruption was so bad that Cincinnati earned the reputation as the worst-governed city in America. In June of that year, a new reform-minded group called the City Charter Committee was founded. Today that group is known as the <a href="http://www.chartercommittee.org/" target="_blank">Charter Committee of Greater Cincinnat</a>i. Mary Fitzpatrick, former board member, and Executive Committee Chairman Michael Goldman discuss the history and mission of the Charter Committee.</p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 10:30:00 +0000 Jay Hanselman 17931 at http://wvxu.org Charter Committee of Greater Cincinnati Charter's council slate a mixed bag http://wvxu.org/post/charters-council-slate-mixed-bag <p>This is not your parents’ Charter Committee.</p><p><br>Not the staid old political organization, that, back in the 1920's, threw out the corrupt political bosses and instituted Cincinnati’s charter form of government. And who have, through the decades, sat back and scolded Democratic and Republican council members alike for going beyond their role of setting policy and interfering with the professional administrators of the city.</p><p><br>Some people have felt in recent years that Charter lacked relevance, pushed to the back burner of city politics.</p> Sun, 11 Aug 2013 04:00:00 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 15999 at http://wvxu.org Charter's council slate a mixed bag