CLEVELAND, Ohio – Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson said Monday an income tax increase, passed by voters last year, is now funding the demolition of hundreds of abandoned properties near schools. But Mayor Jackson did not offer many details about which properties would be demolished first or when. He also said he was unaware of a planned […]

CLEVELAND — Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson has joined a group of mayors across the country in the fight against climate change. The Mayors National Climate Action Agenda will support the Paris Climate Agreement even though President Trump pulled the U.S. out of the world pact because he says he felt it would put the country […]

CLEVELAND – The battle over a new and improved Quicken Loans Arena is headed to the Ohio Supreme Court. City leaders want the state’s highest court to sort out the legal issues surrounding the $140 million renovation for The Q. RELATED: Cleveland City Council approves Quicken Loans Arena renovation deal with 12-5 vote The city […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Mayor Frank Jackson and City of Cleveland denounces the White House’s decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement. Jackson said the Cleveland is getting greener through Sustainable Cleveland 2019 and Cleveland’s Climate Action Plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. READ MORE: Article Courtesy of WOIO Cleveland 19 News […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson announced Thursday morning a strategy to remove blighted homes from Cleveland neighborhoods. The strategy is part of the Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative, which is aimed at improving Cleveland’s neighborhoods. According to the Mayor Jackson’s office, the program will demolish and rehab hundreds of blighted homes by the end of […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Tony Madalone, the owner of the popular northeast Ohio t-shirt company Fresh Brewed Tees, announced on Wednesday that he is running for the mayor’s seat in Cleveland. A statement posted on Madalone’s website says: “Our leaders have focused on temporary projects, one-time fixes, and silver bullets. As I watch and listen to […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – At 1 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson is set to talk about a $25 million “Neighborhood Transformation Initiative” at the Doan Classroom Apartments on East 105th Street in Cleveland. The revitalization plan is one of Mayor Jackson’s Healthy Neighborhoods Initiatives. The NTI is said to expand on the Mayor’s current neighborhood revitalization […]

CLEVELAND – Cleveland city councilman Zack Reed announced his plans to run for mayor Wednesday. Reed held a news conference to make the announcement official at 3 p.m. Wednesday. Reed, the Ward 2 councilman, has served 16 years on city council. “I am pleased and honored to announce my candidacy for Mayor of the City […]

During a city council meeting in Portland, Oregon, a man tried to give the mayor a Pepsi. The protester, who identified himself as Carlos Enrique, told council members, “What I realized is that the language of resistance has not been properly translated.” He then approached Mayor Ted Wheeler and took a can of Pepsi out of his […]

On Wednesday, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel appeared on “CBS This Morning” to tout his newest proposal, which would require students to have a plan for their future before they would be allowed to receive a high school diploma. “We live in a period of time where you earn what you learn,” Emanuel said. “The school […]

CLEVELAND – Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson said Monday he was “not concerned” about a threat to pull federal grant money for failure to enforce federal immigration law. Attorney General Jeff Sessions threatened to deny Justice Department grant money to state and local governments that acted like so-called sanctuary cities. Those are generally defined as cities […]

CLEVELAND — Two months after announcing his candidacy, Councilman Jeff Johnson is making his next move in his fight to become Cleveland’s next mayor. Johnson is expected to file his nominating petitions with more than 8,300 voter signatures at the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections Thursday afternoon so his name can be added to the […]