WOSU News Archives For: May 31, 2007

Politicians Harness ‘Power of the Web’

12:00AM
May
31, 2007

Many credit Howard Dean’s rise in the 2004 Democratic primaries to his campaign’s innovative use of the Internet. Now all the leading candidates are trying to harness the power of the web to get their message out, including Ohio Democratic Congressman Dennis Kucinich. Charles Davis reports from Capitol Hill.

New Plan Could Block Unfair Use of Eminent Domain

12:00AM
May
31, 2007

State senators have approved a two-pronged plan they say will stop local governments from unfairly using eminent domain to take Ohioans’ houses for economic development projects. Part of the plan includes letting Ohio voters have a say, but it’s not clear if that ballot issue will become a reality.