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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther easily won re-election Tuesday over write-in candidate Jeff Leopard. 

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A group that has tried three times to change the size of Columbus City Council and the council electoral process plans to try again. 

Columbus City Council last night approve spending 275 thousand dollars on programs to help people facing eviction or homelessness. 

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Columbus City Council last night approved a 10-year, 75 percent property-tax abatement for a rubber products firm that plans to open a manufacturing center at an old warehouse in Marion Franklin. 

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Columbus City Council last night rejected placing two ballot initiatives before local voters this fall. 

Columbus City Council last night approved legislation reducing the penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana. 

Columbus City Council last night hosted a public forum on legislation that would lower the penalties for the possession of small amounts of marijuana and related paraphernalia. 

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Columbus City Council last night formally found a possible ballot issue directing 57 million dollars in city money toward green-energy initiatives is legally sufficient. 

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A group of environmentalists wants to ask Columbus voters to approve nearly 60 million dollars for clean energy projects. 

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Columbus City Council last night approved the city’s 50 million dollar share of the 295 million dollar cost of building a new downtown stadium for the Crew SC and converting the team's current facility into a sports park. 

Columbus City Council last night approved legislation creating a program to help young people save for college. 

Columbus City Council tonight is expected to approve legislation authorizing property tax breaks to spur affordable housing development and improve existing stock on the the Far East Side. 

Cincinnati City Council has voted to decriminalize up to 100 grams of marijuana possession for recreational use.  

Columbus City Council last night approved a five dollar increase in vehicle registration fees. 

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Columbus City Council last night approved an income tax break for a California-based mortgage lender planing to open an office in the Short North. 

Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther sends his 940 million dollar capital improvements budget proposal to city council tonight. 

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Columbus City Council last night approved a 49 thousand dollar contract with a Pickerington consulting firm run by a former city employee. 

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Columbus City Council last night approved spending 5.6 million dollars in capital improvement bond money to fund grants to build homes for needy families. 

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Columbus City Council last night approved legislation giving 4.3 million dollars to the Community Shelter Board for programs to fight homelessness. 

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Columbus City Council has a new member.

Columbus City Council today announced plans to add another $3.3 million to Mayor Andy Ginther's 2019 municipal budget proposal. 

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Columbus City Council members have 2.2 million additional dollars to allocate in the 2019 municipal budget. 

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Columbus City Council last night approved a 150 thousand dollar settlement of a federal lawsuit filed by two women arrested along with porn star Stormy Daniels at a strip club last year. 

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Columbus City Council last night held a public hearing on the 15 finalists  for a vacant seat on the panel. 

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With their NFL franchise in better shape, Cleveland Browns owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam are tackling soccer. 

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A local task force today is submitting a list of 43 recommendations to Columbus City Council and Mayor Andy Ginther on helping the region prepare for the effects of global climate change.  

Columbus City Council tonight is expected to approve legislation establishing a minimum 15 dollar hourly wage requirement for all jobs created through the city's tax incentive programs. 

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Columbus City Council has released the names of 15 finalists to fill two soon-to-be-vacant seats. 

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Columbus City Council President Shannon Hardin says he is working on a proposal to reduce the criminal penalties for marijuana possession. 

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A former Republican Columbus City Council candidate has pleaded guilty to three counts of impersonating a police officer.  

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