WOSU News Archives For: May 21, 2009

Police and Firefighters Back Mayor’s Request for Tax Hike

12:00AM
May
21, 2009

Columbus Firefighters and Police unions said Thursday they support the mayor’s request for an income tax increase. Union representatives say safety is at the forefront of the decision.

Reborn Lincoln Theatre Boon For East Side

12:00AM
May
21, 2009

The Lincoln Theatre reopens today after almost 50 years of neglect and decay. Community leaders are calling the revitalized theater a catalyst for change on the East Side. WOSU’s Sadie Taylor examines what this means for Columbus.

Ohio House Approves Foreclosure Moratorium

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12:00AM
May 21, 2009

The Ohio House has approved legislation that would place a six-month moratorium on foreclosures in some cases. The Democratic-controlled House voted 54-43, largely along party lines, to approve the bill Wednesday.