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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther has announced the findings from a study conducted by Mason Tillman Associates to determine whether minority and women-owned businesses experience equal access to city contracts. 

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After a wave of controversial police-involved shootings, Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther last year created a commission to gather community input on how to make the city's Division of Police more responsive. 


Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther along with city officials, labor leaders, and Linden stakeholders have signed a Community Benefits Agreement for construction of a new recreation center and park. 


The city of Columbus today filed a lawsuit against the state of Ohio to halt legislation enacted last year because it limits the ability municipalities have to enact local gun ordinances.

Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther and other city leaders said Monday they support a bill raising the state's gas tax by 18 cents a gallon to help maintain roads and bridges. 


Two former motels in Franklinton are being transformed into affordable housing for at-risk youth. 

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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther last night unveiled plans for more affordable housing and improved internet access during his State of the City speech  at East High School.

Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther has appointed an interim police chief as the search for a successor to the retired Kim Jacobs continues. 

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Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs says she will retire in February.

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.

City officials remain confident that an ownership change will keep the Crew SC in Columbus along with a new stadium, so much so that they’ve announced future plans for the team’s current venue. 

Columbus city officials have unveiled a campaign finance proposal they say will improve transparency. 

Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther today released his proposed operating budget for next year. 

Amazon made it official Tuesday - Columbus is out of the running to host the online retailer's second headquarters. 


Columbus officials Tuesday provided an update on the city's safety strategy, and the mayor offered a glimpse at his 2019 budget proposal. 

Hundreds of people attended a prayer vigil at the Jewish Community Center of Columbus Sunday night to mourn the 11 victims of a gunman at a Pittsburgh synagogue.  

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Columbus city officials last night outlined a long range strategy to improve the Linden community. 

A group of nearly 30 black Columbus faith leaders is calling on Mayor Andy Ginther to make changes to the Columbus Division of Police because of racial discrimination.  


Columbus officials today broke ground on a new fire station on the city’s far east side.

Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther says he will soon submit legislation to City Council regarding the use of ride-sharing scooters and bicycles. 

Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther has failed to sign legislation approved by City Council in July to fund a feasibility study into a municipal ID program. 

 Columbus leaders have announced a new tax abatement strategy designed to increase affordable housing stock.

The City of Columbus will purchase a 685 thousand dollar piece of crime fighting technology.  

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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther has announced the members of the city’s safety commission.

Columbus mayor Andrew Ginther is critical of an arbitrator's ruling to reinstate a police officer who was captured on cellphone video apparently kicking a subdued suspect in the head.  But he says the city will abide by the Arbitrator Mitchel  Goldberg's decision today.

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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther last night hosted the first of five neighborhood conversations, which are being held this year as an alternative to the traditional State of the City address.

Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther and city officials are planning an overhaul of the city's tax incentive policies.

Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther says the city will hire an additional thirty police officers on top of the seventy hires scheduled this year.

Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther will not make the traditional state of the city speech this year.

The Columbus Civil Service Commission has revised job descriptions to allow candidates from outside of the city to apply for the positions of police chief and fire chief.