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Cleveland City Hall - By: Erik Drost

Justin Bibb, a nonprofit executive, and City Council President Kevin Kelley will square off in Cleveland, Ohio’s mayoral general election this November after receiving the most primary votes out of a field of seven candidates. The winner will replace Frank […]

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Cleveland City Hall - By: Erik Drost

Cleveland City Council adopted rule changes at the August 18 meeting to allow public comment at regular council meetings beginning at the September 20 Meeting. The new rules make public comments the fifth item in the order of business at council […]

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Cleveland City Hall - By: Erik Drost

Cleveland City Council is drafting legislation to change the council’s meeting rules to create a public comment period. Currently, the public is only allowed to speak at committee meetings at the discretion of the committee chairs. Members of the public […]

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Cleveland City Council approved a proposal this week to put a minimum wage increase before the voters in a 2017 special election. If passed by the voters, the proposal would increase the city minimum wage to $12 per hour in […]

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Cleveland City Council voted Monday, February 8, to increase campaign contribution limits for mayoral and council candidates. After much debate, the Finance Committee agreed on a $5,000 annual limit from individuals and a $7,500 annual limit from political action committees […]

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Cleveland City Council President Kevin Kelley wants to raise the limits on political contributions in order to offer challengers a fair fight against incumbent candidates with established war chests. Individual and PAC contributions to mayoral candidates would be capped at […]

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