WOSU News Archives For: March 1, 2007

Despite pinch social welfare groups ask for more money

12:00AM
March
1, 2007

Ohio’s upcoming two-year state budget is being described as “tight” by Republicans and Democrats alike. But that’s not stopping advocates for social welfare programs from asking legislators for more government dollars.

OSU research about dishwashing yields thoughts of pork barreling

12:00AM
March
1, 2007

The Ohio State University recently released a study about hand washing dishes and eating utensils in restaurants. The research spawned from a Federal Food and Drug Administration study that said most regulation problems in restaurants had to do with the level of bacteria on dishware. OSU’s study looked at dishwashing conditions like the water’s temperature and how long food was left to dry on plates and utensils. But some think this kind of study is a poor use of federal money.

AK Steel, union announce tentative settlement

12:00AM
March
1, 2007

A.K. Steel says it’s reached a tentative settlement with union workers at its Middletown plant that would end a year-old lockout. The workers have been locked out since their contract expired at midnight on this day last year.