Gov. John Kasich’s administration will release Ohio’s next state budget February 2.
WOSU News Archives For August 2005
Franklin County Commissioners voted to raise fees on dog licenses and dog adoptions.
Insurance companies, including Columbus-based Nationwide, are gearing up to handle the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina
Its been nearly three months since Columbus City leaders outlawed couches on outdoor porches. Officials targeted the area near Ohio State University’s main campus with the ordinance which took effect this summer. But, a recent tour of campus area neighborhoods found plenty of upholstered furniture outdoors.
The nation’s military base closing commission has voted to keep the military accounting center in Columbus. The Columbus Defense Finance and Accounting Services (DFAS) center employs about 2,000 employees.
A clinic that provides birth control and abortions has sued to block the state Health Department’s attempt to review medical records for 224 patients.
Passengers of Northwest Airlines at Port Columbus face possible delays as a strike by aircraft mechanics and aircraft cleaners against the airline is now in its 4th. Several union picketers were stationed Tuesday at the curbside passenger check-in.
Thousands of commuters – driving alone in their cars – pour into Columbus every weekday for work. With gas at $2.61 a gallon, some commuters are looking for ways to avoid those prices.
Governor Taft has been criminally charged with violating state ethics laws. Franklin County prosecutor Ron O’Brien announced this afternoon the governor faces 4 misdemeanor charges for failing to disclose golf outings and other favors.
The Columbus Zoo reports the death of a seven-year-old Asian elephant. The zoo says Ganesh was found dead in his stall Tuesday morning when his keeper arrived for work. The cause of death wasn’t immediately known.
Columbus city officials say they will use a new study on central city housing development to stimulate neighborhood revitalization.