A divided Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that judges don’t have the authority to seal the criminal records of offenders pardoned by the governor.
WOSU News Archives For: July 20, 2009
Hailing the Apollo 11 astronauts as “three genuine American heroes,” President Barack Obama says exploration spurs ingenuity and inspires students in math and science.
Agencies that help low-income, unemployed and vulnerable Ohioans were among the organizations hit in the two-year state budget. But two agencies that deal with more leisurely pursuits are also reeling from the news that they’ll have to complete their missions with a lot less money.
President Obama this week is increasing his efforts to convince Congress to pass health care reform. Mr. Obama holds a prime time news conference Wednesday. WOSU Commentator Andrew Miller says health care reform will help economic reform.
The state is starting its first week operating under a new two-year budget, which features slots at racetracks, a school funding reform plan and big cuts for libraries, mental health and addiction services and safety net programs. The governor signed it on Friday after deleting more than five dozen items. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.