WOSU News Archives For: October 8, 2008

Critics of Issue 6 Question Promises of Jobs

12:00AM
October
8, 2008

Backers of Issue 6 claim the measure would lead to the creation of thousands of jobs, but critics question that claim.

Former Attorneys General and Candidates Speak Out on Issue 5

12:00AM
October
8, 2008

Two former Ohio attorneys general have joined two candidates running for the office of AG in a show of support for the state’s payday lending law.

Gov. Strickland Backs Nationwide Green-Collar Job Initiative

12:00AM
October
8, 2008

Gov. Ted Strickland says he supports a new nationwide initiative called the Apollo Alliance that backers say would create more than five million green-collar jobs in the U.S.

Former U.S. Surgeon General Joycelynn Elders says preventive care is key to lowering healthcare costs

12:00AM
October
8, 2008

The next president of the United States is going to have plenty on his plate. And for some, health care is not considered a side dish. Former Surgeon General Dr. Joycelyn Elders spoke to the Columbus Metropolitan Club about specific health care challenges the next administration faces. WOSU spoke with Dr. Elders who said the U.S. has a “sick care” system, not a health care system. She said preventive care is needed to reduce health care costs. Click the icon to listen to the interview.