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: January 24, 2008
Judges in at least four Ohio counties have raised questions about the constitutionality of changes to the state’s sex offender registration laws. At issue: whether offenders convicted prior to changes in the law can be punished retroactively.
Dennis Lewis was a senior at East on Arcadia High School. Lewis died last week after being shot during a robbery in his Linden home. Lewis’s funeral was held Thursday.
The political organization known as ACORN, the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, held a rally Thursday on the Near East side of Columbus. The group says it has begun its voter registration drive in advance of the 2008 elections.
The President and House leaders have come to agreement on a stimulus package built around consumer rebates and added deductions for business.
As Governor Strickland stares down a red-soaked state budget, there’s a warning from the House Speaker against any plan to solve the shortfall that involves taxes.
A cutting of state services is one option for plugging a $1.9 billion hole in Ohio’s budget.