WOSU News Archives For: October 17, 2007

Critics still challenge new strip law

12:00AM
October
17, 2007

That proposal that ohio legislators passed earlier this year putting limits on strip clubs became law Wednesday. That’s because elections officials have formally declared that a petition drive, aimed at repealing the measure at the polls in November, has come up short. Still, critics of the law are not giving up.

US Senate debates bill for better veteran benefits

12:00AM
October
17, 2007

The US senate is debating a bill that would provide billions of dollars in benefits for veterans. A major part of the money would be used for mental health services.

Senate okays limits on electronic gaming machines

12:00AM
October
17, 2007

The Ohio Senate followed the Ohio House Wednesday, in voting to outlaw tens of thousands of electronic gaming machines that operate a lot like slot machines and to ban cash prizes in other games that are based on skill.

State to investigate teacher misconduct reports at Ohio schools

12:00AM
October
17, 2007

Dispatch report prompts probe of Department of Education disciplinary procedures.

Benefit or Burden – Small Business – Big Health Care Bills

Payne's Automotive Service
12:00AM
October 17, 2007

We’ve heard how large corporations and their employees are struggling to pay health insurance bills. Often times, small companies have it worse. The lack a large workforce. They lack negotiating clout. In part three of our series – Benefit or Burden – The Rising Cost of Health Insurance, we tell the small business story.