Former Cincinnati Councilwoman Tamaya Dennard Pleads Guilty in Vote-Sale Case

A former Cincinnati city councilwoman accused of accepting $15,000 as part of a scheme to trade votes for money has pleaded guilty to a federal fraud charge.

Tamaya Dennard entered the plea in federal court to a count of honest services wire fraud, meaning defrauding citizens and the council of their right to honest services. No sentencing date was set immediately. 

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A Progressive Cincinnati Councilwoman and Ohio’s Governor Are Both Against Cincinnati’s New Marijuana Law

  Progressive Cincinnati Councilwoman Tamaya Dennard and Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine agreed on something they were against: Cincinnati’s new marijuana law allowing possession of up to 100 grams. “I voted no because there was no measure and no solid plan in place to expunge convictions and records of people who…

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Cincinnati Councilwoman Calls Reaction to Notre Dame Fire a ‘Prime Example of Privilege’

Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral nearly burned to the ground Monday, but Cincinnati Councilwoman Tamaya Dennard called the reaction to the tragic event a “prime example of privilege.” Dennard, who serves as president pro tem of the Cincinnati City Council, made the comments on Twitter early Tuesday morning. “I’m saddened that…

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