Jay Hanselman

Jay Hanselman brings more than 10 years experience as a news anchor and reporter to 91.7 WVXU. He came to WVXU from WNKU, where he hosted the local broadcast of All Things Considered.  Hanselman has been recognized for his reporting by the Kentucky AP Broadcasters Association, the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists, and the Ohio AP Broadcasters.

Hanselman covers Cincinnati City Hall for WVXU.

Lawyers involved say they're very close to reaching a "memorandum of understanding" (MOU) between the city of Cincinnati and the park board on how funds in park endowment accounts are spent and accounted for.

A city attorney and lawyers representing some city park board members provided an update during a park board meeting Thursday.

Cincinnati City Council is rejecting Mayor John Cranley's most recent selection to serve on the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) Board.  

The group voted six-three Wednesday against the appointment of Rayshon Mack.  

It isn't often a government agency finds an extra $8 million, but that's exactly what happened at the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) recently.

The transit agency found the surplus funds while reviewing balance sheets.  

Hamilton County Commissioners have named six new people to the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) board. They replace all of the county's six previous appointees whose terms had expired.

Cincinnati City Manager Harry Black is asking council to delay implementation of the responsible bidder and local hire contracting requirements.

Cincinnati Council Member Jeff Pastor resigned Wednesday from council's Budget and Finance Committee.

Pastor's staff emailed an aide to Council Member and committee chair David Mann with the resignation.

Some Cincinnati council members now want an enforceable community benefits agreement to be a part of any city support for an FC Cincinnati stadium.  

That proposal comes as some West End community residents are divided about a plan that could bring the facility to their neighborhood.

Cincinnati City Council voted Wednesday to approve a controversial appointment to the city's Park Board.

Council voted 5-2 to approve Mayor John Cranley's selection of Jim Goetz to replace current Park Board President Dianne Rosenberg.

Cradle Cincinnati has a new report showing how fatal birth defects contribute to Hamilton County's infant mortality rate.

Cincinnati Council is expected to vote Wednesday to increase at least one part of the city's property tax bill to pay for some major projects approved by the previous council. But the portion for operating expenses will stay the same.

The Budget and Finance Committee voted on the items Monday.

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