WOSU News Archives For: May 28, 2008

Unlikely Partners Back Climate Change Bill

12:00AM
May
28, 2008

A group of unlikely partners in Ohio has come together to support tougher environmental regulations. It urges Congress to pass the Climate Security Act. The group also wants Ohio to become a leader in alternative energy industries.

Ohio Senate Approves Jobs Creation Package

12:00AM
May
28, 2008

The Ohio Senate has given its approval to a $1.57 billion job creation package.

Strickland Taps OSU Law School Dean as New AG

Nancy Rogers, Ohio's new attorney general
12:00AM
May 28, 2008

Governor Strickland has tapped the Dean of Ohio State University’s Law School as the state’s new attorney general. Nancy Rogers was sworn in this morning. She replaces Marc Dann who resigned earlier this month amid a sexual harassment scandal.

Reversal of Political Endorsement Raises Questions For John McCain

12:00AM
May
28, 2008

Now that Republican presidential candidate John McCain has rejected the endorsement of Ohio televangelist Rod Parsley, and Parsley has withdrawn his endorsement of McCain, a key political question arises: Will the incident make it harder for McCain to win the votes of the evangelical Christian conservatives that Parsley helps to lead?