George and Mikayla walk through the events of the last year surrounding hazing at Ohio University and discuss recent efforts at the state and federal level to address it.
Only 25.79% of voters in Athens County showed up at the polls last week.
The 2019 general election is over, and Swing State of Mind has the results and analysis on the results and voter turnout numbers.
Results and stories from the 2019 election in Athens, Ohio.
A levy that serves to renew support for a program that delivers free meals to low-income senior citizens passed on Tuesday.
Independent candidates Krane, Hamrick and Monday plan to continue their activism to influence city government.
Incumbent Democratic Mayor survives a challenge from the left in election with over 75% of the vote.
It passed with 64% of the vote.
The levy makes up about half of the EMS budget.
The levy provides funding for tuberculosis medication free of charge.
The citizens of Athens County voted for a new levy.
Both candidates raised about the same amount of money, but Krane spent the majority of his funds while Patterson spent only half.
Over 67% of residents voted in favor for the levy.
Groupthink might now occur if different opinions aren’t considered.
Issues like housing are a problem across the nation and in Athens.
After winning the Athens City Council 1st Ward primary, Arian Smedley plans to focus on safety with her background as a long-time west side resident.
The councilman mainly ran because of the encouragement from his neighborhood.
The Supreme Court of the United States was presented with arguments regarding workplace discrimination against LGBTQ+ people.
City Council voted in favor of tabling the discussion on city funding for Baileys Trail.