Columbus, OH – The Republican controlled Ohio Senate has refused to confirm Democratic Governor Ted Strickland's nominee to head the Ohio Department of Public Safety. As Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports, that decision came after more than two hours worth of fiery debates about politics...and its role in the confirmation process.
Columbus, OH – Ohio legislators plan to vote this week on new rules for the state's four new gambling casinos in Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati, and Toledo. Among the proposed rules is a provision that would set up a new state commission to OVERSEE the casinos. How much the commissioners should be paid is sparking some debate, as statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
Columbus OH – some of the changes to Columbus' parking meter rates and hours begin to take effect in June. The changes are the product of an advisory committee comprised of business owners, residents, and municipal officials that was appointed by the city last year. Jim Letizia reports.