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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.

Following the mass shooting that took place in Dayton, Ohio, Governor Mike DeWine proposed new gun regulations, including expanded background checks and a version of a "red flag law." 

That legislation is likely to be met with resistance in the Ohio House. Although Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley is working hard to convince the governor and legislature to take action to reduce gun violence. 

A tax abatement agreement between the city of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Public Schools expires at the end of the year, and it appears a dispute about state school funding formulas could be holding up a new agreement.

The Hamilton County Commissioners are expected to decide in about a month how the county's dog warden functions will be handled. They'll be looking for a new option after the SPCA Cincinnati said it will not be providing those services in 2020.  

Cincinnati voters could see a Charter amendment on the November 2019 ballot that could reduce the city's earning tax by 0.3 percent if Hamilton County voters approve a sales tax increase to fund public transit in 2020.

Right now Cincinnati has 1,032 police officers. That's 25 less than the department's authorized number of 1,057.  

Hamilton County residents will see two property tax renewal levies on the Nov. 5 ballot.

Negotiations to move a concrete manufacturing plant west of Paul Brown Stadium to make way for a music venue at The Banks are not going well based on letters traded between the parties earlier this week.

Hamilton County commissioners could vote in a few weeks on a resolution to set up a task force to study the future of the county fair.

Initial construction work to stabilize the hillside along parts of Columbia Parkway is now underway.  

About 100 people marched through the streets of Over-the-Rhine near Grant Park Thursday against the recent spike in violence that has claimed nearly two dozen lives in the city.

Members of the Cincinnati Elections Commission this week approved an advisory opinion that a City Charter amendment making changes to campaign contributions from LLCs cannot be applied retroactively.

Hamilton County voters could see a couple of renewal property tax levies on the November ballot.

Cincinnati officials are ready to move forward with traffic signal priority (TSP) for the streetcar system at four intersections in the Central Business District and Over-the-Rhine.

Cincinnati is launching a new effort to increase pedestrian safety in the city. Officials introduced the Vision Zero website Tuesday, and it's a way for residents to share feedback on traffic safety in the city.

Construction on the parking garages to support what could be a music venue at The Banks begins in August. But the future of the actual venue east of Paul Brown Stadium depends on relocating Hilltop Basic Resources, west of the stadium.  

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