Columbus, OH – A campaign by Ohio strip club owners has fired a petition circulator who had been working on their drive to wipe out some new limits on the clubs that state legislators had approved. The move follows more evidence that some Ohioans have mistakenly signed the petitions. Here is statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen with the second of his two-part series.
Columbus, OH – Some Ohioans who support tough new statewide limits on strip clubs are continuing to mistakenly sign petitions that could lead to those new limits being wiped out. Ohio Public Radio first reported on that development about a month ago. Now, statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports it's still happening. Here's part one of a two-part series.
Columbus, OH – The wife of Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman has been hit with criminal charges following an investigation into timesheets she submitted in her job with a state agency. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles has details.
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Columbus, OH – Ohio Governor Ted Strickland did NOT have the authority to veto a product liability bill that state legislators approved before he took office. That's the ruling from the state supreme court. Details now from statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen.
Columbus, OH – The 156th Ohio State Fair opens on Wednesday, and for many people around Ohio, it brings back memories of big-time concerts, rickety rides, hot barns and deliciously bad food. But the State Fair has also been the stage for newsmakers and the backdrop for important events over the last few decades. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.
Columbus, OH – Ohio companies that don't offer adequate time-off to pregnant workers and new mothers can be charged with gender discrimination. And the Ohio Civil Rights Commission is proposing an even tougher rule on that. Women's rights activists are applauding, but a top business group is raising questions. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.