Columbus News

Mayor Ginther Appoints Advisory Committee to Support Economic Recovery from COVID-19 Mayor Andrew J. Ginther announced that he will convene a Recovery and Resiliency Advisory Committee. - learn more

City of Columbus Facing $41 Million Reduction in Revenue in 2020 Mayor Andrew J. Ginther and Columbus City Auditor Megan Kilgore announced that the impacts of COVID-19 have drastically reduced revenue expectations for 2020. - learn more

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Receives $2.5 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to Expand Teen Health Programs in Columbus City Schools The Office of Population Affairs at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently awarded Nationwide Children’s Hospital a $2.5 million grant to support and expand its school-based adolescent healthcare services within Columbus City Schools (CCS). - learn more

City Releases Plan, Launches New Program for Financial Empowerment The City unveiled a Financial Empowerment Roadmap that includes startling findings about the state of financial security of Columbus women and families. - learn more

City of Columbus Celebrates Win Changing the Eviction Process The City of Columbus and the Legal Aid Society of Columbus celebrated a victory on a decision by the Tenth District Court of Appeals that prevents landlords from evicting tenants without appearing in court. - learn more

City of Columbus Announces Temporary Outdoor Seating Pilot Program In an effort to assist local restaurants during the Public Health Emergency Order declared by Mayor Andrew J. Ginther in March, the City of Columbus is implementing a pilot program that will allow restaurants to expand outdoor seating in Columbus. - learn more

Mayor Ginther, City and Partners Kick-Off Community Choice Aggregation Mayor Andrew J. Ginther, along with other city, energy and community leaders, announced the selection of a preferred electricity supplier, kicking off the community choice aggregation initiative as part of the city’s goal for 100% clean energy by 2022 and to be carbon neutral by 2050. - learn more