WOSU News Archives For: June 16, 2009

Statehouse Puts Off Animal Rights Group Protest

12:00AM
June
16, 2009

An animal rights group that wants to turn the Ohio Statehouse grounds into a pig farm won’t be allowed to do that this week. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports the application by the group to Statehouse management was denied on a technicality.

Ohio Department Mishandled Payments, Payroll

12:00AM
June
16, 2009

Ohio’s Inspector General has determined a state employee mishandled payments directed to the agency he worked for. And the report shows the agency itself could use some improvements in the way it processes payments. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports

Ohio’s Race Tracks Face More Money Troubles

12:00AM
June
16, 2009

There was more bad news about Ohio’s floundering racetrack industry today at a meeting of the Ohio Racing Commission. Officials tried to use the bad news as a sales pitch for their proposal to allow slot machines at the tracks. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.