WOSU News Archives For: March 6, 2007

Governor questions state agencies meal money

12:00AM
March
6, 2007

Governor Strickland has issued a directive telling all state agencies to put a freeze on food orders for gatherings related to official state businesses. The Freeze follows a report that shows the Ohio Board of Regents alone spent well over $100,000 on food in the past two years.

State senators debate refugees and war in Iraq

12:00AM
March
6, 2007

The Ohio Legislature has no direct power over U.S. foreign policy. That did not stop state senators from debating the war in Iraq Tuesday, or at least some of the human fallout from it. The spark for the debate was a resolution about whether Ohio should welcome refugees from the war.

Columbus strives to attract more visitors

12:00AM
March
6, 2007

An estimated 1,000 civic, business and political advocates watched videos and listened to pep talks today at Experince Columbus’ annual meeting. Experience Columbus is the city’s top booster organization as it works to bring conventions and visitors to town.