WOSU News Archives For: March 13, 2007

State School Board Toughens Bus Driver Regs

12:00AM
March
13, 2007

The state board of education voted unanimously Tuesday to more closely regulate school bus drivers in Ohio. The action was prompted by an incident in January when police say a privately employed bus driver for the Columbus district was found with cocaine on board his school bus.

Groups on left and right pull on budget

12:00AM
March
13, 2007

As Governor Ted Strickland and Ohio legislators get down to work on hammering out a new two-year state budget, they are being pulled by activists on the political left and the political right.

Bipartisan effort pushes for protection against identity theft

12:00AM
March
13, 2007

Ohio lawmakers think more needs to be done to protect Ohioans against identity theft. Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are meeting in the middle to push for a tougher state law.

City and county governments donate $500K to free legal clinic

12:00AM
March
13, 2007

City and county governments have given Columbus Coalition Against Family Violence received $500,000 to help victims of domestic violence. The money will pay for free legal services.