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Akron City Council puts civilian oversight board on ballot

Season 2022 Episode 35 | 26m 46s

Akron City Council held a special meeting Thursday to approve an ordinance to place an issue on the November ballot creating a civilian police review board. If approved by voters, the measure would create a nine member civilian board that would give input on policing matters including training and misconduct investigations. The push for the measure came following the death of Jayland Walker,

Aired: 09/08/22
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The Ohio Senate voted to override vetoes on HB 68 and one involving flavored tobacco.
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The private college in South Euclid says it will end in-person instruction this spring.
Cleveland budget hearings zero in on public safety vacancies and officer recruitment.
Ex-execs Chuck Jones and Michael Dowling and former PUCO chair Sam Randazzo deny charges.
The city this week passed a policy overhaul referred to as “Renters First.”
The Ohio Senate voted to override vetoes on HB 68 and one involving flavored tobacco.
A bipartisan bill proposed in Columbus would create pilot programs to pay students.
The grand jury returned a no-bill decision against Brittany Watts, 34, of Warren.
House Bill 68 bans gender-affirming care for transgender youth.
We discuss some of the biggest stories of the year including statewide issue votes.
Cuyahoga County Council approved a sales tax extension in a special meeting this week.