National surveys show consumers’ mood is brightening, and it’s not just holiday cheer. The more positive outlook has a lot to do with the steep drop in gasoline prices since last summer. 2015 holds the promise of more price relief not only at the gas pump but also at grocery stores.
Ohio’s Economy Options
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Ohio Governor Ted Strickland is mulling over options to deal with the state’s lackluster economy. Cuts in some services have been made….and now there’s talk of the possibility of thinning the number of workers on the state payroll. In an interview with Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles, the Governor’s spokesman, Keith Dailey explains what Strickland is doing to try to make ends meet.