Voting Rights Act Activist Group Floats Another Plan To Change Columbus City Council By Jim Letizia • Nov 1, 2019 WCBE files A group that has tried three times to change the size of Columbus City Council and the council electoral process plans to try again. Governor Signs Transportation Budget Minus Voting Provision By Jim Letizia, Ohio Public Radio & Associated Press • Apr 2, 2015 Ohio Public Radio Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich has used his line-item-veto power to strike a provision from the state transportation budget Democrats claimed would discourage out-of-state college students from voting. Budget Provision Could Disenfranchise Out-of-State Students By Ohio Public Radio • Mar 24, 2015 Some Democratic state lawmakers say they might vote against the proposed transportation budget because of a provision they say would restrict voting rights. Cincinnati Supports Constitutional Voting Rights Amendment By Jim Letizia • Aug 8, 2014 wcpo.com Cincinnati is the first city in the nation to back an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would guarantee the right to vote. Feds Join Challenge Of Ohio Early Voting Rules By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Jul 31, 2014 The Justice Department has sided with challengers of early voting laws in Ohio and Wisconsin, saying measures in those states unfairly affect minority voters.