With harsh cold and snow forecast for much of the state in the next few days, officials in Ohio’s Department of Aging are urging precautions for older people who could be at increased risk of weather-related problems.
WOSU News Archives For: July 29, 2009
Ohio Congressman Zach Space is one of the so-called Blue Dog Democrats that have negotiated a delay on a health care vote until September.
Columbus voters Tuesday will decide whether to raise the city’s income tax. Despite the state-wide recession, no other major city in Ohio faces the cuts Columbus faces. And no other city is asking voters for a tax increase. WOSU looks at some of the reasons why.
Despite more reasonable energy costs and a weak economy, the solar panel industry is booming. Homeowners could purchase solar panels at a fraction of the cost as a result of federal and state rebates.
The passage of the state budget is forcing the Columbus Metropolitan Library to make cuts across the board. The system is dealing with a 31% reduction in funding – and library officials say both patrons and staff will feel the impact.