Mike Curtin

Columbus City Hall
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Columbus City Council President Zach Klein held a public hearing Wednesday on proposed changes to the city’s ethics rules. Klein says work began in October to strengthen regulations of lobbyists and to make campaign finance disclosure more transparent. 

Newspaper Tradition Ends In Columbus, Dispatch Sold

Jun 3, 2015
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The century long tradition of Columbus having a local family owned newspaper will end.  The Columbus Dispatch will soon have new owners.  The Wolfe family will sell the paper and other print publications to a New York City investment firm.

Two points of view about State Issue 2, a proposed constitutional amendment to change the location of the Columbus Casino facility authorized by previous statewide vote, with Stand Up Columbus co-chair Mike Curtin and Casino Free Columbus co-founder Chuck Hootman. Columbus Clippers second year in Huntington Park, with Columbus Clippers general manager Ken Schnacke.

Opposing Views to Casino in Columbus

Dec 29, 2009

A range of views from opponents of building a casino in Columbus; and efforts at the city and state levels to prevent or re-negotiate the terms of the Arena district casino, with Casino-Free Columbus co-founder Chuck Hootman, United Methodist anti-gambling task force chairman Reverend John Edgar, State Senator David Goodman (3rd Ohio Senate district) and Stand Up Columbus co-chair Mike Curtin.