The makeup of the Hamilton County Commission won't change after Tuesday’s elections. When County Commission President Chris Monzel voted to separate Music Hall from the “Save Our Icons” proposal, some voters were incensed, and took a renewed interest in his re-election campaign. His official Democratic challenger was Sean Patrick Feeney, a relative unknown to local politics. Feeney refused to step aside for a more well-known name: former Vice Mayor Jim Tarbell. Tarbell mounted his own write-in campaign. But in the end, it didn't matter. Tarbell pulled in only about 3.5% of the vote, w
The League of Women Voters is sponsoring or co-sponsoring several candidate debates and an issues forum in Hamilton and Clermont counties over the next three weeks.
The public is invited to all the events. They include:
Hamilton County Common Pleas Court:
All candidates for common pleas judgeships have been invited to a voter education event Monday, Sept. 22 at the Cincinnati Bar Association, 5th floor, 225 E. Sixth St., Downtown. The forum runs from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. It is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Cincinnati Area (LWVCA).
Hamilton County Job and Family Services is extending its August amnesty program for parents who owe child support.
Department spokesman Brian Gregg said the August amnesty program - which allows those whose driver's or professional licenses to be re-instated after paying a month's child support and reporting their employment - will be extended through September.
Over 300 people took advantage of the amnesty in August, but there are thousands more eligible.