Wednesday, November 6 2013 12:07 AM EST2013-11-06 05:07:23 GMT
Cincinnati has $862 million in unfunded pension liabilities and how to deal with it has been relevant topic leading up to this Election Day. The discussion heated up in July, when a petition began circulationMore >>
Cincinnati voters sided with the city council and their new mayor when they struck down Issue 4 at the ballot box on Tuesday.More >>
Tuesday, November 5 2013 11:52 PM EST2013-11-06 04:52:05 GMT
There's a shakeup in the newest Cincinnati City Council. Out of 21 candidates, there's three new faces. The leading vote getter is P.G. Sittenfeld (D) who took in 10,000 more votes than the second placeMore >>
There's a shakeup in the newest Cincinnati City Council. Out of 21 candidates, there's three new faces.More >>
Tuesday, November 5 2013 10:48 PM EST2013-11-06 03:48:46 GMT
Hamilton County voters are heading to the polls to decide the fate of tax support for the Cincinnati Zoo. The levy, officially listed on the ballot as Issue 2, would provide property tax support for theMore >>
The levy, officially listed on the ballot as Issue 2, would provide property tax support for the Zoo for five years and would cost the owner of a $100,000 home $10.60 per year.More >>
Tuesday, November 5 2013 10:37 PM EST2013-11-06 03:37:18 GMT
How much do you think the mayor of Cincinnati makes? With a city staff of nearly 6,000, the next mayor will bring home a salary of $130,000. Both Roxanne Qualls and John Cranley say the paycheck isn'tMore >>
How much do you think the mayor of Cincinnati makes?More >>
Monday, November 4 2013 3:59 PM EST2013-11-04 20:59:25 GMT
With the mayor's race in it's final hours, talk of politics has heated up in the city. "I've been watching on street corners, you know, honk for whoever to vote for, but I haven't really made up my mindMore >>
With the mayor's race in it's final hours, talk of politics has heated up in the city.More >>
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -
Hamilton County voters approved an extended version of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County's property tax levy.
The levy, which was endorsed by Cincinnati's Chamber of Commerce, is different from the library's past levies in that it is a request for a 10 year levy, 5 years longer than a typical appeal to voters. The library says that a 10 year levy allows for more long term planning and maintains that it will not increase voter's taxes.
The levy will cost taxpayers $2.51 per month per $100,000 of property value. According to the library, this funding is necessary to provide an adequate amount of operating expenses and capital improvements through 2024. In addition, levy funding will provide one-third of the library's total budget. The other majority two-thirds of funding come from the state's public library fund, which is set to increase 3% in 2014.
Cincinnati and Hamilton County Public Library had over 7.4 million visitors in 2012, and the main library branch is the busiest central library in the US for the second year in a row, according to Public Library Data Service.
The levy passed with 73% of the vote when it was last on the ballot in 2009.
Saturday, July 26 2014 2:09 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:09:07 GMT
A mysterious 'Woman in Black' has been spotted around the Tri-State in recent days, causing social media to erupt with questions about her identity. According to WATE in Tennessee, the Sullivan CountyMore >>
A mysterious 'Woman in Black' has been spotted around the Tri-State in recent days, causing social media to erupt with questions about her identity.More >>