WOSU News Archives For: June 8, 2009

Two Groups Opposing Proposed City Tax Hike

12:00AM
June
8, 2009

Two groups are forming in opposition to the city’s proposed one-half percent increase in the Columbus city income tax. That measure is on the August ballot, and city officials say hundreds of police and firefighter jobs hang on what voters decide.

Low Income Families to Receive “Cool” Relief

12:00AM
June
8, 2009

Summer temperatures of more than 90 degrees are probably just around the corner.

Applications for City Year Columbus Has Nearly Doubled

12:00AM
June
8, 2009

With the country’s current economic slump, seems Americans are in the mood for giving back. Some young American’s want to give back through City Year where local applications are up 97% from last year. WOSU’s Kim Fox reports.