Yes We Can Effort To Recall Mayor Ginther Launched By Jim Letizia • Jun 9, 2020 thenewamericansmag.com A group of Columbus residents has filed paperwork to begin circulating petitions to ask voters in Novembr to recall Mayor Andy Ginther. May Primary Election Possible In Race For Four Columbus City Council Seats By Jim Letizia • Feb 7, 2019 columbus.gov Columbus voters will choose four City Council members this November, and a primary in May appears likely. Columbus Council Appoints New Member, Approves Campaign Contribution Limit By Jim Letizia • Jan 15, 2019 columbusypweek2018.sched.com The all-Democratic Columbus City Council last night appointed to the panel an African-American female assistant city attorney who has worked on housing issues. Watchdog Groups Critical Of Columbus' Newly Proposed Campaign Contribution Limits By Jim Letizia • Nov 29, 2018 Columbus city officials have unveiled a campaign finance proposal they say will improve transparency. Columbus Council Approves Changes In Tax Break Policies, Regulations On Short-Term Rentals By Jim Letizia • Jul 31, 2018 Columbus City Council last night approved changes in municipal tax break policies with an eye toward creating more affordable housing stock. Yes We Can Coaltion Says Changes In Columbus' Tax Break Policies Maintain Pay-To-Play Culture By Jim Letizia • Jan 31, 2018 yeswecancolumbus.org A coalition of Columbus Democrats is critical of changes to the city's policy on tax breaks. Columbus School Board Member To Run For Ohio House By Jim Letizia • Jan 11, 2018 columbusconstruction.org Columbus school board member Michael Cole says he plans to run for the Ohio House seat currently held by fellow Democrat Hearcel Craig, who is running for the Ohio Senate. City Council Selects Remy As New Member By Jim Letizia • Jan 9, 2018 twitter.com Columbus City Council last night appointed a local realtor and the head of Northland Community Council as the newest city council member. City Council To Choose New Member This Afternoon By Jim Letizia • Jan 8, 2018 ayresforcolumbus.com Columbus City Council tonight is expected to appoint a new council member from the 13 finalists announced earlier this month. Voters Retain Three Columbus School Board Incumbents By Alison Holm • Nov 8, 2017 All three incumbents retained their seats on the Columbus Board of Education in Tuesday's election that pitted Democrats against Democrats. Committee Presents Recommendations For Changing Columbus City Council Election Process By Jim Letizia • Jun 15, 2017 columbus.gov Columbus City Council last night held the first public hearing on the Columbus Charter Review Committee's recommendations to change how council members are elected. Voters Choose General Election Candidates For Columbus City Council And School Board By Jim Letizia • May 3, 2017 columbus.gov Three Democratic Columbus City Council incumbents will face two other Democrats and one Republican challenger in November after winning yesterday's primary election. City Council Candidate Previously Convicted On A Felony Drops Out Of The Race By Jim Letizia • Mar 23, 2017 crowdpac.com A Columbus City Council candidate has dropped out of the race after her felony theft conviction came to light. CCS Board To Meet With City Officials Quarterly To Discuss Upcoming Tax Breaks By Jim Letizia • Feb 22, 2017 Columbus Board of Education members said last night they will meet with Columbus City officials every three months to learn more about the tax breaks the city has in the pipeline. The Candidates For Columbus School Board By Jim Letizia • Feb 3, 2017 Eight people have filed to run for three Columbus School Board seats this year. Ten People Running For Three Columbus City Council Seats This Year By Jim Letizia • Feb 3, 2017 columbus.gov The 2015 Columbus Mayoral race between Democrats Andy Ginther and then-Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott created divisions in the county Democratic party.