Columbus City Council

Construction at River & Rich in Franklinton.
Nick Evans

Columbus leaders baked in the Tuesday morning sun at River And Rich to promote a new tax abatement strategy aimed at increasing Columbus’ stock of affordable housing.

Robert F. Bukaty / Associated Press

A little over one year after Columbus stopped enforcing the city’s panhandling law, City Council will consider a new ordinance.

Allen Breed / Associated Press

Ohio pro-gun groups filed a lawsuit Thursday against Columbus and Cincinnati, hoping to overturn recently passed gun control measures.

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The city of Columbus will not penalize a Short North developer that received tax abatements but did not deliver on promised jobs.

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Columbus City Council is funding two new, full-time violence intervention staff members as part of a larger effort to reduce crime.


Update 8:12 a.m. Tuesday

Columbus City Council voted on Monday night to approve a $30,000 payment a man who was stomped in the head by Columbus Police officer Zachary Rosen last April.  

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Update 7:40 a.m. Tuesday

Columbus City Council on Monday approved an ordinance to toughen rules for street parking around the city.

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A prominent Ohio gun rights group is threatening to sue Columbus after City Council passed a number of gun control measures.

Elaine Thompson / Associated Press

Columbus City Council has signed off on a slate of proposals intended to curb gun violence. The ordinances enjoyed the support of all council members, and easily passed 6-0 in the Monday night vote.

Gabe Rosenberg / WOSU

Columbus voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed a measure to change the structure of Columbus City Council. But the changes won't kick in until 2024.