Republicans in the Ohio Senate are pushing for colleges to cut students’ costs by 5 percent and want the state to set up a drug prison where addicted inmates can get treatment.
3,000% Hike In Some Truck Fees Fuels Debate
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Governor Ted Strickland keeps saying he is not pushing for tax increases, but don’t tell that to Ohio trucking companies. Their owners are facing a huge increase in the fees they pay on overweight and oversized trucks — and they consider the fee hike a tax hike. Whatever the extra charges are called, backers of the increase say there’s good reason for them. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has both sides of the story.