Jay Hanselman

Reporter and Co-Host of Cincinnati Edition

Jay Hanselman brings more than 10 years experience as a news anchor and reporter to 91.7 WVXU. He came to WVXU from WNKU, where he hosted the local broadcast of All Things Considered.  Hanselman has been recognized for his reporting by the Kentucky AP Broadcasters Association, the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists, and the Ohio AP Broadcasters.

Hanselman covers Cincinnati City Hall for WVXU and co-hosts Cincinnati Edition on Thursday afternoons at 1:00 pm.

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Cincinnati Council
4:42 am
Thu January 16, 2014

Two Council Members not happy with solicitor demotion

John Curp
Taft Stettinius & Hollister website

Two Cincinnati Council Members are complaining about this week's demotion of John Curp from city solicitor to chief counsel for MSD and the Water Works. 

P.G. Sittenfeld and Chris Seelbach questioned Interim City Manager Scott Stiles about the personnel move he announced Tuesday in a memo.  Seelbach said he thinks Stiles made his decision based on the wishes of Mayor John Cranley or perhaps some council members.

"To me it just seems incredibly fishy, incredibly political and incredibly wrong and against our city charter," Seelbach said.

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Cincinnati Council
4:38 am
Thu January 16, 2014

Cincinnati Council rejects repeal of responsible bidder

A Cincinnati Council majority has rejected the latest attempt to repeal the city's responsible bidder law for Metropolitan Sewer District and Water Work projects.  It requires companies bidding on contracts worth more than $400,000 to have apprenticeship programs to train workers. 

The law is causing friction between the city, which manages MSD, and Hamilton County which owns the district and funds it.  County Commissioners are refusing to approve contracts awarded using the city's responsible bidder ordinance. 

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Cincinnati government
3:59 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Personnel shuffle continues in Cincinnati government

Jay Hanselman

Update:  Council Members Seelbach and Sittenfeld have called for a special Council meeting Thursday about today's personnel changes at city hall.  Both want to hear from the interim city manager about the changes and the manager/council relationship as it relates to the job changes. 

Some major leadership changes are coming to Cincinnati City Hall.

Interim City Manager Scott Stiles announced in a memo Tuesday that Assistant City Manager David Holmes will retire on April 1st.

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Miami univesity
1:21 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

Student's lawsuit alleges discrimination at Miami University

Update 1/13/14 at 1:55 PM:  Miami University spokeswoman Claire Wagner said in an e-mail because the case involves a current student, the school will not comment on the complaint other than to deny the allegations.

Wagner said Miami is committed to the success of all of its students and Miami is committed to equal access. 

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Judicial reform
3:59 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Ohio Chief Justice talking about judicial election reform

Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor
Provided/Ohio Supreme Court

The Chief Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court is continuing her statewide conversations about judicial election reform.  Maureen O'Connor spoke Friday to the Clermont County Chamber of Commerce in Eastgate. 

O'Connor said polling shows people like their local judges, but they think there are problems with the legal system.  She said it is important to have an impartial judiciary.

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