Foreclosures during the Great Recession added to thousands of blighted properties in Columbus. But, a state program helped fund demolition of many of those houses and apartment units.
WOSU News Archives For: October 2, 2007
The attorney general’s office has just wrapped up a series of meetings to gather public input about games of skills versus games of chance. The Strickland administration has issued an emergency order to try and regulate the machines. But it may be up to the legislature to decide the outcome.
Ohio bars, bowling alleys, and arcades, featuring electronic gaming machines that offer prizes, are fighting back against state officials who want to outlaw the machines.
A new study finds 2.2 million Ohio workers would benefit from a proposed policy allowing them to earn up to seven paid sick days a year.
The sub-prime lending crisis has led to countless stories of home foreclosures… to most of us, the stories are just bits of time on the radio or television, or sections print in a newspaper. To most us the foreclosures are someone else’s problem. But WOSU commentator Jerolyn Barbee says the stories of other people’s problems affect everyone.