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December 9, 2014
Sittenfeld Wins New Ideas Challenge Award

On December 3, 2014, Delaware Governor Jack Markell announced winners of the NewDEAL New Ideas Challenge, which included Councilmember P.G. Sittenfeld, selected from a competitive field of 60 submissions.

October 13, 2014
Sittenfeld Introduces CAAP To Help Public Service Workers Reduce College Debt

On October 13, Councilmember PG Sittenfeld, alongside Director Georgetta Kelly of the City of Cincinnati's Human Resources Department and City of Cincinnati employees, announced the launch of CAAP - the College Affordability Assistance Program.

October 2, 2014
Sittenfeld launches Cincinnati Living Wage Employer Recognition Program

Councilmember PG Sittenfeld announced today the creation of the Cincinnati Living Wage Employer Initiative, whereby businesses that voluntarily pay all of their employees the new proposed federal minimum wage of $10.10 an hour or higher will receive official City recognition as a Living Wage Employer.

September 24, 2014
Councilmember Sittenfeld Supports Oakley Recycles

Councilmember Sittenfeld participated in the Oakley Recycles Pilot Project, a project of the City of Cincinnati and various community partners with the goal of increasing recycling rates through community engagement.

September 23, 2014
Sittenfeld, Oyler School and Powernet Announce Free Wi-Fi for Lower Price Hill

Councilmember PG Sittenfeld, standing alongside representatives from the Cincinnati Board of Education, representatives from Oyler School, partners from Powernet, a local communications company and members of the community including Dwight Young from Bloc Ministries, cut the ribbon on September 23, 2014 on the new mobile computer lab at Oyler School and five hotspots providing free wifi in Lower Price Hill.

May 20, 2014
Sittenfeld and Stiles Announce City's New Open Data Policy

On May 20, Councilmember Sittenfeld and Interim City Manager Stiles announced the roll out of the City of Cincinnati's new Open Data Policy to make public data more available to the public in user friendly formats.  Sittenfeld calls this step an "invitation to innovation", noting that "talented innovators can use the City's liberated data to improve quality of life and to make government more efficient".

May 9, 2014
Council Passes Resolutions Supporting Minimum Wage Increase and Ohio House Bill 460

Councilmember Sittenfeld sponsored two resolutions passed by Council setting forth the City Council's position on various state and federal legislative issues.

March 12, 2014
Sittenfeld Announces City-Wide Expansion of Vacant Foreclosed Property Legislation

Councilman P.G. Sittenfeld, along with housing advocates and community members from the Legal Aid Society, Price Hill Will, Working In Neighborhoods, Citizens United For Action announced the city-wide expansion of the Vacant Foreclosed Property Registration (VFPR) program on March 12, 2014, bringing it to every neighborhood in Cincinnati.

March 3, 2014
ACES Brings Together Council members, School Board members, Police Chief, Recreation Director

On Monday March 3, 2014, the Education & Entrepreneurship Committee of Cincinnati City Council and the Board of Education met jointly as part of the new initiative called ACES (Alliance for Community and Educational Success) with various Cincinnati Public School and City of Cincinnati administrators, including the Chief of Police and the Director of Recreation.

January 23, 2014
Council passes Resolution supporting collaboration with Cincinnati Board of Education

On January 23, 2014, Cincinnati City Council passed a Resolution, submitted by Councilmember P.G. Sittenfeld and passed through Councilmember Sittenfeld's Education & Entrepreneurship Committee, expressing Council's support for renewing the City of Cincinnati's commitment to a strong, collaborative relationship between the City of Cincinnati and the Cincinnati Board of Education.

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