Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Budget Sails Through Ohio House
For the first time in a generation, a new state budget has cleared the Ohio House without a single lawmaker voting “no.”
The two-year spending plan that won unanimous approval Tuesday includes more money for uninsured children, college scholarships and nursing home alternatives. Both Republicans and Democrats say the $52.1 billion budget reflects their priorities, and lawmakers credit Governor Strickland for not rejecting G-O-P ideas out of hand.
Attention now shifts to the state Senate, which is holding hearings on the spending blueprint.
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