Republicans in the Ohio Senate are pushing for colleges to cut students’ costs by 5 percent and want the state to set up a drug prison where addicted inmates can get treatment.
WOSU News Archives For: January 10, 2008
Last year, state senators okayed a proposal they said would keep Ohio electricity bills from skyrocketing. By a vote of 32 to nothing, senators approved a bill to keep government price controls on electricity, instead of letting prices float in a free market, starting next year. Now,some key leaders in the Ohio House are declaring they want to change that measure, so that the free market approach is still a big option. Some consumer advocates are worried about that.
Ohio Congressman Dennis Kucinich addressed his critics Wednesday and assured supporters he’s not giving up his seat in the 10th District without a fight.
COnvention-goers have returned to the Greater Columbus Convention Center on North High Street, one day after the entire first floor was flooded by a water main break. The Longaberger Basket Company’s annual sales convention resumed this morning, as officials assessed damages and prepared to repair the building.
The Columbus Chamber of Commerce says the region’s economy is still struggling. Chamber economist Bill Lafayette predicts less growth than in 2007.