CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A joint committee recommended against passing proposed legislation that would raise the minimum wage in Cleveland to $15 an hour before Wednesday’s City Council meeting. The legislation was born out of a petition campaign by Local 1199 of the Service Employees International Union. According to the city, $15 an hour is 85 percent […]

  WASHINGTON — The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted to authorize President Obama to use limited force against Syria Wednesday, after adopting amendments from Sen. John McCain designed to “change the military equation on the battlefield.” The Senate resolution would limit hostilities to 60 or 90 days, narrow the conflict to Syria’s borders and prohibit […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Wednesday, Cleveland's Public Safety Committee tried to wrap their heads around sick leave abuse at the Cleveland Fire Department. Council members got a memo that points out seven key issues that the latest audit of the fire department discovered. 19 Action News was first to break the story of internal abuse months ago.