WOSU News Archives For: April 16, 2009

Environmentalists, Utilities Agree On Buying Pollution Offsets

12:00AM
April
16, 2009

Ohio utility companies and Ohio environmental groups are sometimes at each other’s throats. But that’s not the case when it comes to one of the most recent issues — how utilities can comply with probable new limits on carbon pollution. Ohio Public Radio’s Bill Cohen reports.

Democrats Make Big Changes To Governor’s School Funding Plan

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12:00AM
April 16, 2009

Democrats in the Ohio House of Representatives are making some substantial changes to the education reform plan recently proposed by Governor Strickland. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports.

State Auditor and Governor At Odds Over Using Federal Stimulus Money in Budget

12:00AM
April
16, 2009

Ohio’s Republican state auditor predicts the Democratic governor’s budget proposal will leave the state $8 billion dollars in the red in two year.

Supermarket Owners Upset With Anti-Poverty Group.

12:00AM
April
16, 2009

For 3 years now, Ohio grocers have been battling in court against the state’s new “commercial activities tax.” They’re arguing that forcing them to pay the new “cat tax” on the food they sell is unconstitutional, and the supermarket owners are especially upset at one particular group for opposing them on this issue — advocates for the poor.