WOSU News Archives For: May 5, 2009

High School Students Rally In Support Of Education Reform

12:00AM
May
5, 2009

As some lawmakers have been questioning the numbers in the upcoming state budget – especially in light of the huge hole in the current spending plan – hundreds of high school students came to the Statehouse to present 10,000 signatures of support to the debate about education reform. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.

Ohio Reports 2 More Swine Flu Cases

12:00AM
May
5, 2009

The state Health Department said Tuesday the new cases were in northeast Ohio’s Portage and Holmes counties. Both involved 39-year-old women.

Ohio Officials Announce Budget Shortfall

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12:00AM
May 5, 2009

Another bombshell has hit on Ohio’s budget front. After three rounds of state government spending cuts, officials have announced another gigantic money shortfall – and it’s a gap that must be closed in the next 8 weeks. In the long run, the devastating news means there could be more cutbacks in many government programs over the next two years. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen explains.