It's been a busy enrollment season for supporters of the Affordable Care Act's individual marketplace. And, there are several events planned for the Cleveland today. including one at United Ways' headquarters on Euclid Avenue. ideastream's Sarah Jane Tribble reports the push is paying off.
Last weekend brought news that the Richmond Town Square is losing four more national chain stores, just days after we'd learned that the anchor store Macy's outlet would be one of 14 nationally being closed by the iconic chain.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 6:23 PM
Each year, when the state budget or mid biennial budget is passed, there are a lot of bills attached to it that have little or nothing to do with state spending. Democrats in the Senate want to change that. Statehouse reporter Jo Ingles has more.
Downtown Cleveland is enjoying a surge of new inhabitants. The residential occupancy rate in in the city’s core is now above 98%. Sustaining or growing that population depends on what amenities are available and a grocery store could be key. That’s why people are looking forward to the opening of the first Heinen’s grocery store downtown. Even non-residents are curious because the location is inside the distinctive, century-old Cleveland Trust Rotunda with its stained glass dome. ideastream’s Mark Urycki reports.
Threatening to sue, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine sent a letter late last week to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell saying that a fee imposed by the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional. ideastream's Sarah Jane Tribble explains.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 9:55 AM
The Cleveland City Council is ready to begin evaluating public comments gleaned from neighborhood listening sessions that were scheduled following a series of fatal police shootings. The fourth and final session was held last night at the Greater Abyssinian Baptist Church. About 150 people gathered to offer suggestions for healing tensions between residents and police.
A state task force on police-community relations held its first meeting last night at Cleveland State University. ideastream's Nick Castele reports the group includes lawmakers, pastors and police.
Dance enthusiasts from around the country are coming to Cleveland, this week, for a conference focused on the celebration and preservation of African American dance troupes. ideastream's David C. Barnett reports that the meeting aims to both entertain and to address discrimination in the arts.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 6:27 PM
Ohio's Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown is grinding the ax of tax reform in advance of tonight's State of the Union address. From Ohio public radio station WYSO, Lewis Wallace reports Brown wants to expand the Earned Income Tax Credit.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 6:22 PM
The president of the Ohio Fraternal Order of Police is calling on President Obama to use tonight's State of the Union address to denounce attacks against police. From Ohio public radio station WOSU, Steve Brown has more.
Property taxes across the Greater Cleveland area have largely seen increases for 2015. And again, the Shaker Square and Shaker Heights communities top the list for highest rates, with roughly $4,200 per $100,000 of home value for both. ideastream's Brian Bull reports:
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