WOSU News Archives For: May 5, 2006

Election brings mixed reviews

12:00AM
May
5, 2006

Elections officials in Ohio are calling Tuesday’s primary election a success, but a post mortem on the elections shows there’s room for improvement.

As Opposition Mounts, TEL Backers Consider Options

Ken Blackwell, TEL supporter
12:00AM
May 5, 2006

More and more groups are coming out AGAINST Republican governor candidate Ken Blackwell’s ballot proposal to limit the growth of spending by the state government and local governments. That is sparking a lot of speculation that Blackwell may eventually downplay or distance himself from the controversial measure.

OSU Officials Say T.E.L. Will Hurt Universities

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12:00AM
May 5, 2006

The Ohio State University Board of Trustees is considering a resolution to oppose an amendment to the Ohio constitution. The Tax Expenditure Limitation or TEL amendment is on the November ballot.

Ohio State Considers 6% Tuition Hike

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12:00AM
May 5, 2006

Yearly tuition for most Ohio State University undergraduates will surpass $8,000 this fall. Officials are proposing a 6% increase, the highest allowed by state law. They say that will add $477 to the typical student’s tuition bill.