Cincinnati Council will likely approve an ordinance Tuesday telling city administrators to complete the first phase of the streetcar project in Downtown and Over-the-Rhine. The action comes as the city's new mayor, John Cranley, has vowed to stop the plan.
Council's Budget and Finance Committee approved the ordinance Monday after a conference call with Dorval Carter, who's the chief counsel for the Federal Transit Administration. The FTA has provided funding for the city project. He said requests to pause or cancel a project are relatively rare.
Cincinnati council member Laure Quinlivan told the Hamilton County Board of Elections this morning not to conduct a recount of the 859-vote difference between her and Republican Amy Murray.
Quinlivan, a Democrat who finished 10th and out of the running for one of nine council seats, was entitled to a recount because the difference between her and Murray was less than one-half of one percent.
The busiest travel days of the year are coming up and the Transportation Security Administration is highlighting a program that might make your travel more convenient at the airport. It is suggesting you sign-up for the TSA Pre-Check program.
Mark Howell is a TSA spokesperson from Washington and he visited the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport Monday morning.