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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.

Cincinnati Council Member Greg Landsman has released his proposal to create what he calls more "balanced development" in the city.

Cities around the country deal with the same issue: offering the right amount of incentives to developers to complete projects in their cities without giving away too much.  

The Hamilton County Commissioners gave final approval Thursday night to a $17 million expansion of the Sharonville Convention Center.

The Hamilton County Commission on Women and Girls (HCCWG) will present its report and recommendations to the county commission Thursday evening.

Hamilton County homeowners will find out next month how much of a rebate they'll get on their 2020 property tax bills from the 1996 sales tax increase to pay for new stadiums for the Reds and Bengals.

Cincinnati council is expected to vote Dec. 18 to create 15 new tax increment financing (TIF) districts to benefit city neighborhoods.  

Cincinnati officials say they've shaved five weeks off the time it takes to hire call takers and dispatchers for the city's emergency communications center (ECC). But the process from someone applying to actually getting a job still takes 14 weeks.  It used to be 19 weeks.

Hamilton County officials are still working on a new plan to handle dog warden services in the county. It comes after SPCA Cincinnati announced in August it will no longer be doing that next year.  

Hamilton County residents will find out soon if they'll be asked to overturn a quarter-percent sales tax increase approved in October to balance the county budget.

Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune announced Thursday he'll be leaving the board by the end of the year.

Cincinnati council has passed several pieces of legislation that supporters say will dramatically reduce preventable evictions. The package included three motions, which were all approved by an 8-0 vote.  The five ordinances were approved by 7-1 votes.

Hamilton County administrators are working on a Plan B to make sure The Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority can purchase the Millennium Hotel in Downtown Cincinnati.

Cincinnati voters will take the first vote on changing the way transit is funded in Hamilton County on Nov. 5. But Issue 22 is not the sales tax increase proposed by the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA). It's only step one of a two-step process.

Right now, female firefighters with the Cincinnati Fire Department are wearing uniforms designed for men.  The department is working to change that.  

A task force will soon be studying ways to "reinvigorate" the Hamilton County Fair.

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