Jay Hanselman

Reporter

Jay Hanselman brings more than 10 years experience as a news anchor and reporter to 91.7 WVXU. He came to WVXU from WNKU, where he hosted the local broadcast of All Things Considered.  Hanselman has been recognized for his reporting by the Kentucky AP Broadcasters Association, the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists, and the Ohio AP Broadcasters.

Hanselman covers Cincinnati City Hall for WVXU.

Ways to Connect

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Jason Whitman / WVXU

Starting Wednesday at 6 p.m., people in Hamilton County must wear masks in public spaces to help slow the spread of COVID-19. 

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Cincinnati is joining Dayton and Columbus in requiring people to wear facial coverings at indoor establishments to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. The full City Council approved the ordinance by a 7-2 vote on July 3. It takes effect July 9.

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Howard Wilkinson talks with WVXU's Jay Hanselman about how some Ohio Republicans are upset with Republican Gov. Mike DeWine and his response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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The Hamilton County commissioners are expected to vote in two weeks on a resolution declaring racism a public health crisis. About 10 people spoke about the issue Thursday during a virtual public hearing.

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Hamilton County officials are concerned about an increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the county.

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The city of Cincinnati's "Income Tax-Transit Fund" has been the subject of many social media posts since Mayor John Cranley last week vetoed a City Council-approved ordinance to use $1.5 million from that fund to restart streetcar passenger service with no fares.

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Hamilton County commissioners are expected to vote on a resolution next month to declare racism a public health crisis.

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Later this fall, some Cincinnati residents will be attending City Council School. 

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The full Cincinnati City Council has approved the budget for the new fiscal year which starts July 1.

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The full Cincinnati City Council is expected to take a series of votes Wednesday that will enact a budget for the new fiscal year starting July 1.

Bill Rinehart / WVXU

Cincinnati Council's Budget and Finance Committee will meet Tuesday afternoon to debate and discuss motions to make changes to the budget proposed by City Manager Patrick Duhaney and Mayor John Cranley.

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Bill Rinehart / WVXU

Cincinnati City Council's final public hearing Thursday night on the city budget ended in chaos.

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A Black Lives Matter mural will be painted on Plum Street in front of Cincinnati City Hall.

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About 200 people addressed a Cincinnati council committee Tuesday night about the new city budget for the fiscal year starting July 1.

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Cincinnati City Manager Patrick Duhaney is resigning his position to take a similar job in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

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Hundreds of people have already signed up to participate in public hearings about Cincinnati's budget. Those sessions start Tuesday evening and will now conclude with a potential 12-hour meeting Friday.

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Cincinnati officials are proposing an early retirement program to help balance the city budget for the new fiscal year starting July 1.

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Bill Rinehart / WVXU

Cincinnati City Manager Patrick Duhaney has released his budget for the new fiscal year which starts July 1. The plan closes a $73.4 million general fund deficit without layoffs, furloughs or closing any city parks or recreation centers.

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The full Cincinnati City Council has approved a motion asking the city solicitor's office to offer options to those arrested for violating the city's recent curfew.

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Hamilton County's interim public health director said he remains cautiously optimistic as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

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