Columbus, OH – With less than six weeks before election day, the Columbus Schools officially kicked off its campaign for a combined tax and bond levy at Weinland Park Elementary yesterday, Alison Holm reports
Columbus, OH – Congressional leaders are wrestling with a possible $700 billion bailout of Wall Street financial firms. At the same time, many Ohioans are wondering what effect the troubles on Wall Street will have on the problems of Main Street. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.
Columbus, OH – Franklin County Commissioners are helping out people who lost food during the power outage that followed September 14th's wind storm, with a $150,000 donation to the Mid-Ohio Food Bank. Alison Holm has more.
Columbus, OH – Franklin County commissioners and the Mid Ohio Foodbank today will announce plans to get food to low-income residents who are not on food stamps, but need emergency replacements for food that was spoiled in last week's power blackout. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen witnessed the impact of lost food on low-income Ohioans when he went to a Salvation Army give-away in Columbus Tuesday.
Columbus, OH – It's still not clear whether Ohioans will definitely vote in November on a plan to crack down on two week "payday" loans. That's not stopping both sides in the dispute from jockeying for position. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
As a liberal, I empathize with the protestors in the 1999 World Trade Organization meeting in Seattle. And I do empathize. The need for world organizations and big companies to consider the health of poorer countries before appropriating their resources is paramount.
Columbus, OH – A familiar debate is taking place in the race for Ohio Attorney General. The candidates are talking about the process they'd use to hire outside law firms to do work for the Attorney General's office. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.
Columbus, OH – Executive pay levels at state-supported universities and some newly-created administrative jobs at them are reaising the eyebrows of some key Ohio legislators. But the top man in Ohio's system of higher education is refraining from criticizing the moves. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.