WOSU News Archives For: July 15, 2009

Opposing Sides Debate Income Tax Hike

12:00AM
July
15, 2009

With the August 4th vote on the income tax increase less than three weeks away, the Columbus Metropolitan Club held a debate today on whether the city really needs a rate increase.

Recycling Participation Remains Strong Despite Drop in Commodity Prices

12:00AM
July
15, 2009

The recycling industry is still hurting from the historic drop in prices for recyclable commodities last fall. But while demand for what comes out of recycling stations is sluggish, enthusiasm for what goes into them seems to be growing.

Slots Opponents Vow Legal Action

12:00AM
July
15, 2009

Church leaders vow legal action and an aggressive grass-roots campaign to stop racetrack slots from coming to Ohio.

Brown Votes with Majority to Pass Health Care Reform Measure

12:00AM
July
15, 2009

The only Ohio member of the Senate health committee today voted with the majority to pass legislation to revamp health care, becoming the first congressional committee to act on President Barack Obama’s goal of overhauling the system this year.