The Obama administration is expected soon to decide whether to increase the number of salaried workers eligible for overtime pay. The move could mean more money in workers’ pockets. But some policy experts say the change will have negative effects on businesses.
WOSU News Archives For: February 8, 2007
On Monday, GOP Ohio Senator George Voinovich joined almost every Republican Senator to stymie a debate on Iraq. But now On Monday, G-O-P Ohio Senator George Voinovich joined almost every Republican Senator to stymie a debate on Iraq. But now Voinovich and six other Republicans are trying to force a vote on the measure.
Last year, Ohio legislators passed a new law requiring all public schools to display copies of the state and federal mottoes With God, All Things Are Possible and In God We Trust. The posters with the mottoes may not be paid for by taxpayer money. Instead, they must be donated by outside groups. How many schools are displaying the mottoes?
The United Way of Central Ohio is conducting an on-line census of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender community. The United Way placed ads asking people to visit its website to take the survey. The United Way’s Kermit Whitfield said groups like Stonewall Columbus and the city’s AIDS Task Force felt there was not enough knowledge about the GLBT population. Click on the icon to listen to the interview.
72% of African Americans are infected with the virus that causes AIDS every day in the U.S. Several Central Ohio Health organizations this week are sponsoring events to encourage safer sex and the importance of HIV screening.