WOSU News Archives For: March 26, 2009

November Election Could Prove Easier Passage of Tax Hike

12:00AM
March
26, 2009

To prevent further budget cuts, Columbus City Council may ask voters to increase the city’s income tax. There is speculation city officials might go to the ballot in August rather than wait until November. WOSU looks at the pros and cons of a summer election.

Catholic Community Hosts A Retreat For The Umemployed

12:00AM
March
26, 2009

As the jobless rate in Ohio continues to climb, the faith community is reaching out to assist those in need. WOSU’s Kim Fox reports.

Census Bureau Opens Columbus Office, Begins Outreach

12:00AM
March
26, 2009

City officials today urged everyone in Columbus to work to ensure every one is counted during next year’s US Census. Census officials today opened the bureau’s Columbus office. Officials expect to hire some 1-thousand workers to help with next year’s count.

Former Ohio Attorney General Contests Ethics Charges.

Marc Dann
12:00AM
March 26, 2009

A year ago, a sexual harassment scandal was quietly brewing in a state office in Columbus. Within a few weeks, Attorney General Marc Dann had fired two top aides, then confessed to an affair with a staffer, then resigned, and he’s still facing legal trouble. Now, Marc Dann is speaking out.