WOSU News Archives For: February 25, 2009

Columbus police recruits jobs saved by the stimulus plan

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman stands with the police recruits.
12:00AM
February
25, 2009

27 Police recruits are back on the job for the City of Columbus. Mayor Michael Coleman made the announcement this morning, “They were scheduled to be laid off Friday because of the stimulus package, because of President Obama and the Attorney General Eric Holder, the Justice Department, these recruits will now be police officers.”

Columbus Businesses Prepare For “Rough Months” Ahead.

12:00AM
February
25, 2009

Against the backdrop of a contracting regional economy an estimated 1,100 Central Ohio business women and men turned out for an economic pep talk courtesy of the Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce.