Columbus City Council

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Mayor Andrew Ginther is introducing regulations to keep electric scooter riders in the street rather than on city sidewalks.

Gabe Rosenberg / WOSU

An effort to push Columbus to issue municipal ID cards is gaining steam, with Columbus City Council members agreeing to study the issue.  

Gabe Rosenberg / WOSU

Go to downtown Columbus or The Ohio State University campus and you’ll see motorized scooters. A lot of scooters.

Hilltop activist Lisa Boggs.
Nick Evans

Columbus officials say dirty streets are providing cover for rising crime, and are launching a new initiative to combat illegal dumping.

Weinland Park homes
WOSU

Columbus City Council has signed off on a new strategy for offering property tax breaks to developers.

Houses in Weinland Park
WOSU

Columbus City Council will consider a new tax abatement policy during Monday night's regular meeting, as well as a modest slate of amendments to make the measure more stringent.

Adora Namigadde / WOSU

Columbus City Council is scheduled to vote Monday evening on a measure that would regulate the short-term rental industry.

Allegheny Front

Columbus City Council on Monday gave the green light to a proposed fall ballot initiative that would ban oil and gas drilling within the city. 

Charity Newsies selling newspapers in a Columbus intersection
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Less than a month after Columbus City Council voted to tighten rules on panhandlers, Council has voted to let more people ask for money in the street.

Construction at River & Rich in Franklinton.
Nick Evans / WOSU

The 200-plus apartment development River and Rich is nearing completion on Franklinton’s east side. The hum of heavy machinery and the staccato thump of nail guns played in the background last week as city leaders gathered to pitch a revamped tax abatement plan.

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