WOSU News Archives For: February 20, 2009

Ohio-Canadian Trade Helps Businesses Large And Small

February 20, 2009

President Obama talked up foreign trade while visiting Canada. Canada does more trade with the U-S and with Ohio than any other country. But, a “Buy American” clause in the new federal stimulus package threatens to cool trade relations with Canada and that could effect Ohio businesses large and small.

Columbus Light Rail System Still Millions of Dollars Away

20, 2009

Ohio’s share of the Federal Reinvestment and Recovery Act does not, as officials had hoped, contain funding for a light rail system in Columbus. The Central Ohio Transit Authority wanted several hundred million dollars for the project. Instead, COTA is expected to receive much less.