The quality of police training academies in Ohio and the need for stronger statewide training standards are among the issues an attorney general’s committee is considering as it explores possible changes to the way Ohio trains police officers.
WOSU News Archives For December 2008
The weather of the past week has had plenty of us complaining. WOSU Commentator and local historian Ed Lentz notes, the gripes are nothing new and are a year-round tradition.
Ohio State University says it would offer additional financial aid and emergency loans to students and their families dealing with increased economic hardships.
The nation’s largest university is announcing new measures to help its students deal with the recession and stay in school. Ohio State University said Monday it would offer additional financial aid and emergency loans to students and their families dealing with increased economic hardships.
The presidential race is barely over, but Ohio politicians are already looking forward to the next big vote in 2010. And now that they’re out of the house, the two men who will lead the state’s major parties are preparing for that battle, even as they fight their own friendship. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.
Gov. Strickland Friday appointed the head of Franklin County Job and Family Services to head the state agency.
Gov. Ted Strickland has ordered another $640 million sliced from state government operations.
Ohio treasurer Richard Cordray said Thursday that he’s pleased with new federally enacted credit card regulations. The new rules, Cordray says, ban some of the deceptive credit practices used by card issuers and banks.
A new audit shows Ohio has not completely followed Medicaid system recommendations that could have saved the state $300 million in the past two years.
The embattled head of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, Helen Jones-Kelley, has resigned from her post. The resignation comes after she was found to have improperly used state computers to access personal information.
Ohio drivers who don’t put their children – ages 4 to 8 – into special booster seats before they’re buckled up could soon face traffic tickets.