Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Council Approves Cincinnati Budget, SORTA Calls For Tax Levy And Other Top Stories

Jim Nolan/WVXU
We look at the news affecting Greater Cincinnati and the Tri-state

This week, Cincinnati Council approved a city budget totaling nearly $1.6 billon for the fiscal year beginning July 1 and the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) board voted to put a tax levy on next year's ballot. Funeral services for Otto Warmbier were held yesterday and the jury in the Tensing trial is still in deliberation.

Joining us for our Friday News Review to discuss these and other top stories in the Tri-state are Insider Managing Editor, Opinion and Engagement, David Holthaus; Cincinnati Business Courier staff reporter and columnist Chris Wetterich; WVXU reporter Ann Thompson; WVXU reporter and digital news editor Tana Weingartner; and WVXU reporter and local host of All Things Considered, Bill Rinehart.