WOSU News Archives For: November 26, 2007

Earmarks Ahoy in New Spending Bill

12:00AM
November
26, 2007

Ohio lawmakers got millions of dollars for their districts in the Labor Health and Human Services bill. Critics say the bill is full of hidden special interests and wastes taxpayer dollars.

New Recycling Center ProvidesYear-round Service

12:00AM
November
26, 2007

A new recycling center opening this week in Franklin County will provide residents a place to drop off household chemicals year-round making it the first of its kind in this area.

Ohio Prison Wardens and Workers Keep Close Watch On Growing Number of Prisoners.

12:00AM
November
26, 2007

Ohio’s prison population recently topped 50,000 inmates, or more than 30 percent over capacity. The crowded prisons has subtly changed how wardens, corrections officers, and other prison workers do their jobs. At the Pickaway Correctional Institution, near Orient, more than 2,300 inmates are serving time.