WCPO | February 14, 2017Check this off the list of Mayor John Cranley's campaign promises. During his run for mayor in 2013, Cranley pledged to boost the city's contracting with black-owned businesses to 15 percent of city spending within four years.
Cincinnati Enquirer | February 14, 2017When Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley took office in 2013, he boldly pledged by the end of his term that 15 percent of city contracts would go to minority-owned firms.
Cincinnati Business Courier | February 13, 2017In a show of political force, a big contingent of elected Democrats in Hamilton County endorsed Mayor John Cranley’s re-election on Monday, continuing a steady stampede of support for the mayor from the city’s political, business and labor institutions.
Cincinnati Business Courier | February 13, 2017In a show of political force, a big contingent of elected Democrats in Hamilton County endorsed Mayor John Cranley’s re-election on Monday, continuing a steady stampede of support for the mayor from the city’s political, business and labor institutions...
Cincinnati Business Courier | January 13, 2017The union representing Cincinnati firefighters endorsed Mayor John Cranley for re-election on Friday, citing the mayor’s leadership in ending brownouts throughout the city, his pledge not to lay them off to balance the city’s budget and an increase in their ranks.
Cincinnati Business Courier | January 3, 2017Sending a signal that he won’t be afraid to throw a sharp elbow during this year’s mayoral campaign, Mayor John Cranley announced several key labor union endorsements on Tuesday, the same day labor leader Rob Richardson Jr., who has strong ties to private-sector labor unions, is set to announce his bid against Cranley.
WCPO | December 5, 2016Just months after Cincinnati embraced a new program to help immigrants and homeless people get photo ID cards, more than 1,100 cards have already been distributed.
Cincinnati Business Courier | November 22, 2016Over the past five years, the hit to the city of Cincinnati’s budget from state funding cuts has grown to $30 million a year, meaning there is that much less to spend on police and firefighters, paving streets, picking up garbage or saving for a rainy day.
WCPO | November 18, 2016Mayors from the 30 biggest cities in Ohio are joining forces in hopes of getting more state money for infrastructure projects, such as the Western Hills Viaduct.
Cincinnati Enquirer | October 13, 2016Bond rating agencies had good news for Cincinnati taxpayers Thursday morning. Standard and Poor's Ratings Services upgraded the city's bond rating from AA- to AA and Moody’s reaffirmed the city's bond rating at Aa2, meaning it will be easier for the city to borrow money to finance major projects and do it at a lower interest rate.