Columbus, OH – Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman has released his 2009 budget proposal, one that asks every part of city government and even residents to make some sacrifices and adjustments. Alison Holm reports.
Columbus, OH – Despite the recent drop in gasoline prices, the Central Ohio Transit Authority continues to enjoy an increase in ridership. COTA spokesperson Marty Stutz tells Alison Holm 23 of the past 32 weeks have seen double-digit increases in ridership.
Columbus, OH – Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman unveiled his budget proposal last week. City council members now have to task of reviewing the plan and making any changes they see fit. Hear the initial reactions of two council members in this report by Mike Foley.
Columbus, OH – For the seventh straight legislative session, Ohio health advocates have failed to convince lawmakers to force all health insurance policies to pay for diabetes equipment and supplies. Legislators are preparing to end their latest two-year session without voting a proposal the activists keep pushing. Ohio Public Radio's Bill Cohen reports.
Columbus, OH – About 100 religious leaders across Ohio are pushing for an expansion of the state's civil rights law that bans discrimination in housing, hiring, public accomodations and credit. In addition to the current ban on discrimination based on race, gender, nationality and religion, they want to add sexual orientation. It's an idea that's been around for decades but has never passed the Ohio Legislature. And a group of other religious activists hope to keep it that way. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has details.
Columbus, OH – Government giving vouchers to parents of special needs children so they can afford do go to private schools is an issue the Ohio House may take up as its two-year session comes to a close. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
There were many ways of not burdening one's conscience, of shunning responsibility, looking away, keeping mum. When the unspeakable truth of the Holocaust then became known at the end of the war, all too many of us claimed that they had not known anything about it or even suspected anything.
Columbus – A new study shows Alzheimer's patients' caregivers suffer physically and emotionally. Executive director of the Central Ohio chapeter of the Alzheimer's Association Michelle Chippas tells Mike Foley caregivers need relief as well.
Columbus, OH – The numbers of abortions performed in Ohio are at record lows. And both sides in the abortion debate have their reasons why that's the case. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.