WOSU News Archives For: May 11, 2009

Bill Would Help Nurses Become Educators

12:00AM
May
11, 2009

A group of Ohio nurses wants state lawmakers to pass a bill and they want it done STAT. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports.

Republicans Identify $2 Billion Budget Shortfall

12:00AM
May
11, 2009

State senators this week will keep trying to figure out how to plug a huge hole in the state budget that the Ohio House passed in late April.

State Hopes To Retrain Unemployed Workers

12:00AM
May
11, 2009

As the ranks of the unemployed swell, many new arrivals on the unemployment line turn to re-training. Ohio has a two-tiered re-training program that depends, in part, on community colleges.

Two Ohio GOP Lawmakers Frame Gambling Debate.

12:00AM
May
11, 2009

For the third time in four years, Ohioans may decide on whether to expand gambling in Ohio and allow developers to build casinos in Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati and Toledo. The latest Ohio Poll from the University of Cincinnati shows 60 percent of Ohioans favor making casino-style gambling legal, but some lawmakers are still concerned. But, two Republicans are sharply divided on the issue.