May 20, 2012
The Akron Beacon Journal (Ohio.com) partners with the Civic Commons for an experiment in interactive journalism. This particular installment of the America Today series is on the topic of how the new economy has affected income.
April 26, 2012
The Civic Commons is partnering with St. Edward High School's Ken Layden Entrepreneurship Program to help share proposals and allow the community to vote on competition winners.
March 12, 2012
Knight funds The Civic Commons to build on existing citizen engagement efforts to provide new ways for citizens to learn about local issues. Here, Dan Moulthrop from The Civic Commons, writes about its impact.
February 03, 2012
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Gov. John Kasich's $112 billion state budget, which cut $455 million in funding for local governments, has caused communities statewide to consider collaborating and sharing services.
January 20, 2012
Governor John Kasich's encouragement of municipal mergers, buttressed by facilitating procedures and guidelines, is made to order for the small towns of the Chagrin Valley. The trouble is, when real opportunity comes along to reduce the multiplicity of government services and expenditures, most citizens would rather tax and spend than switch.
The Governor's message is one that defenders of excessive government don't want to hear.