Some democrats, including at least two Ohio members of Congress, plan to boycott Tuesday’s scheduled speech to a joint session of Congress by Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu.
WOSU News Archives For: 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.
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.