Cincinnati Council will be meeting Tuesday evening to likely give a second reading to the legislation needed to let the city lease most of its parking facilities to the Greater Cincinnati Port Authority.
Council rules say ordinances must be fully and distinctly read by title on three different days unless three-fourths of the members suspend the rule. It takes seven votes to do that and it nearly always happens. But not with the controversial parking issue.
The Council is likely to vote on the issue Wednesday afternoon during its regular meeting.
Schmidt is one of 14 House members who left Congress in January to not file the termination report, according to the website Legistorm. The filings are supposed to come within 30 days of the member leaving office.
WVXU Political Reporter talks with Maryanne Zeleznik about the upcoming Cincinnati City Council election and how and why the parties go about making their political endorsements in this non-partisan race.
The roulette wheels will spin and the lights on the slot machines will flash when Cincinnati's Horseshoe Casino opens its doors to the public for the first time tonight.
Down the river in southeast Indiana, all within an easy drive of downtown Cincinnati, there are three riverboat casinos that have been cash cows since the late 1990s for their owners; and the local governments that have benefited from the tax revenue they generate.