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    On Monday, September 16, City Council voted 9-0 to hire a mediator for the Commons at Alaska Project to bring both the Avondale 29 group and the National Church Residences group together to find an amicable solution to the ongoing development. The motion calls for City Council to reconvene in two weeks to discuss the progress of the mediation and to take necessary steps from there. While mediation is occurring, all progress has been ordered to a halt on the Commons at Alaska project. More...
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    CETs June membership drive will be extra special this year thanks to two shows, Americas Generations with Chuck Underwood and Antiques Roadshow Jackpot, as well as the Luther Challenge Grant.Chuck Underwood, creator, host and executive producer of Americas Generations, will be in the CET studios for the premiere broadcast of his new public television special. Chuck will join CETs own Tina Hebel on-air during breaks in the program to talk about generational dynamics and the importance of public television. Underwood lives in Centerville, Ohio, and recorded this 90-minute PBS special at Sinclair Community College in Dayton in front of a studio audience. More...
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Cincinnatians for Progress
Cincinnatians for Progress Launches Website 2009-06-04 14:42:12

Cincinnatians for Progress Launches Website; Announces Endorsements from 8 of 9 City Council Members

  Cincinnati, OH - Today, Cincinnatians for Progress is proud to launch our new website at http://www.facebook.com/l/;www.cincinnatiansforprogress.com where we also formally announce the endorsements of Mayor Mark Mallory and eight of the nine current city council members. Council Members Cecil Thomas, Jeff Berding, Chris Bortz, David Crowley, Laketa Cole, Greg Harris, Roxanne Qualls and Leslie Ghiz have endorsed the Cincinnatians for Progress effort.    Mayor Mark Mallory has also agreed to serve as Chairman of the organization.   Cincinnatians for Progress was formed to promote awareness of the dangerous implications of the proposed Anti-Progress Charter amendment.    "I am proud to be the Chairman of Cincinnatians for Progress," said Mayor Mark Mallory. "Along with thousands of supporters from neighborhoods across the City, we are leading the drive to defeat the proposed Charter amendment that would put up a roadblock to future progress and hurt future economic growth in our city."   This charter amendment would amend the city's charter, the city's Constitution, to require an expensive, divisive and time wasting public referendum every time Council wants to improve or invest in passenger rail transportation in Cincinnati. This charter amendment would put our city at a competitive disadvantage and erect barriers to job creation and economic development. This is at a time when the City will need to move quickly to take advantage of federal or state dollars available to stimulate the economy. It will mean our tax dollars go to help some other City, not our own.   "While I cannot support building a streetcar in Cincinnati at this time because of the City's current economic condition, I am fully opposed to this ballot initiative," said City Council Member Leslie Ghiz. "This Amendment could have unintended consequences with regard to the growth of Cincinnati as well as to any rail systems that could possibly run through our city."   Residents from across the city are joining Cincinnatians for Progress to show their support for the city's future. Since the group's launch on March 25th, over 2,000 Cincinnatians have joined our cause through Facebook and our email list.    Cincinnatians for Progress is hosting a "Rally for Progress" on June 11th at the Verdin Bell Center from 5:30pm-8:30pm to raise funds and awareness for the campaign against the Anti-Progress Amendment.   For more information on Cincinnatians for Progress, please visit http://www.facebook.com/l/;www.cincinnatiansforprogress.com.
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