WOSU News Archives For: February 3, 2009

Driver Who Struck Haiku Restaurant Employees Sentenced to 15 Years

12:00AM
February
3, 2009

Franklin County Common Pleas Judge John Connor on Tuesday sentenced Michael Rose to 15 years in prison for running his SUV into several restaurant workers critically injuring two of them.

Ohio Budget Plan Breaks Governor’s Previous Pledges

12:00AM
February
3, 2009

Gov. Ted Strickland’s new $55 billion budget proposal is a step back from previous priorities and pledges.

Some Ohio Workers Object to Pay Cuts

12:00AM
February
3, 2009

Among the budget-balancing moves in Gov. Strickland’s two-year spending plan is a pay cut for all state employees.

Huntington Cuts Jobs, Eliminates Executive Bonuses

12:00AM
February
3, 2009

Huntington Bancshares today says its eliminating executive bonuses, freezing salaries and eliminating 500 positions to cut costs. Huntington says the moves will save $100,000,000.

Ohio Budget Balanced With “One-Time” Revenue Sources.

12:00AM
February
3, 2009

Governor Ted Strickland’s budget is balanced, and he’s managed to erase a more than 7 billion dollar deficit without a tax increase. But critics are saying as they look into the “blue book” for budget details, they’re seeing a setup for future disaster.

Ohioans Will Pay More To Drive, Farm, And Do Business Under Proposed Budget.

12:00AM
February
3, 2009

Ohioans will pay more to farm, drive, do business and enjoy the outdoors under a budget proposal released by Governor Ted Strickland. The plan for the next two years increases 120 state fees to raise an estimated $236,000,000 to keep the budget balanced.