Jay Hanselman

Reporter

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.

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Cincinnati's city manager says changes are coming to the city's valet parking program.  Harry Black says in a memo starting July 1, valet operators will be required to pay for parking meter charges in their operating zones.  Currently they're not paying the meters. 

Valet operators will be invoiced quarterly for these charges.  In addition, the city will start charging a valet permit fee for such services, but that rate hasn't been determined. 

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The Ohio Supreme Court in a unanimous opinion Thursday said Cincinnati’s publicly owned golf courses are entitled to a property tax exemption even though they are managed by a private, for-profit contractor.

Tana Weingartner / WVXU

Cincinnati City Manager Harry Black presented his first budget Wednesday to Mayor John Cranley.  

Black said the proposed budget “does not use one-time sources to balance and strategically invests in areas ripe for improvement.”

Sarah Ramsey / WVXU

Cincinnati’s city manager has announced the Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) and the Greater Cincinnati Water Works (GCWW) will no longer share administrative services.

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The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) continues to insist federal guidelines prevent it from releasing the details about the proposals it has received to operate the city's streetcar system.

Tana Weingartner / WVXU

Police officers from across the region were in Downtown Monday honoring their fallen colleagues as part of National Police Week.

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Cincinnati Council could vote Wednesday to apply for up to $29 million in federal money to fund the Wasson Way Commuter Trail Network.  

It is a proposed shared-use path for bikes and pedestrians along an unused rail line running through several eastside city neighborhoods. 

Tana Weingartner / WVXU

Cincinnati's city manager grew up in Baltimore and served as that city's finance director before relocating here.  Harry Black says it saddens him to see what's happening in his hometown.

And Black says Baltimore will have a chance to improve police-community relationships much like Cincinnati did following the 2001 riots.

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The head of Cincinnati's police union says the number of officers working in the city's police districts is bare bones.

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Cincinnati and Hamilton County officials are always talking about ways to share services.  But it appears the city may be ready to "unshare" one service.  

Cincinnati Council is being asked to approve an ordinance dropping the city's membership in the Hamilton County Storm Water District. 

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