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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
Akron City Council puts civilian oversight board on ballot
Extras
The corruption trial of former Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder is set to begin.
As their terms begin, Chris Ronayne and Mike DeWine put forth their priorities.
Political drama in the selection of a new speaker in the U.S. House and Ohio House.
Ohio lame-duck statehouse session ends with high-profile measures failing to make a vote.
Gutting Ohio state school board advances in whirlwind lame-duck session in Columbus.
An Ohio House joint resolution would change the threshold for amendments to pass.
Lawmakers in Columbus move quickly to pass legislation as term nears end
Republicans expand power in Ohio statehouse and sweep statewide executive offices
Control of the US House and Senate is on the line and has eyes fixed on races in Ohio.
Ticket-splitters could be a factor in deciding Ohio election races.
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The corruption trial of former Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder is set to begin.
As their terms begin, Chris Ronayne and Mike DeWine put forth their priorities.
Political drama in the selection of a new speaker in the U.S. House and Ohio House.
The Sound of Ideas Reporters Roundtable looks back at the biggest stories of 2022.
Ohio lame-duck statehouse session ends with high-profile measures failing to make a vote.
Gutting Ohio state school board advances in whirlwind lame-duck session in Columbus.
An Ohio House joint resolution would change the threshold for amendments to pass.
Lawmakers in Columbus move quickly to pass legislation as term nears end
Republicans expand power in Ohio statehouse and sweep statewide executive offices
Control of the US House and Senate is on the line and has eyes fixed on races in Ohio.